Friday October 11, 1996
US date format: 10/11/1996, UK date format: 11/10/1996
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 11, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.
In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits.
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Unlimited Access by Gary Aldrich was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga or Back Street Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 11, 1996?
- Ford buys rights to named Detroit domed stadium for $40 million
- Pala accident: a wood lorry and school bus collide in Jogeva county, Estonia, killing eight children.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 11, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Donna Lewis - I Love You Always Forever
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- No Mercy - Where Do You Go
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- AZ Yet - Last Night
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Az Yet - Last Night (From "The Nutty Professor")
- Aaliyah - If Your Girl Only Knew
- Mint Condition - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
- 112 Featuring The Notorious B.I.G. - Only You
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- Dru Hill - Tell Me (From "Eddie")
- BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre) - No Diggity
- Luther Vandross - Your Secret Love
- Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage - Nobody
- SWV - Use Your Heart
Sport Games on October 11, 1996
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Freiburg - M'gladbach : 1 - 0
- Munich 1860 - St Pauli : 4 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Essen - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 4
- Wolfsburg - Mannheim : 1 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Norwich - Ipswich : 3 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Bristol City - York : 2 - 0
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?