Tuesday March 12, 1996
US date format: 3/12/1996, UK date format: 12/3/1996
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 12, 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.
Famous people born on this day include Robert Bartczak and Aristo Sham.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits.
The Dress, directed by Alex van Warmerdam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Guilty As Sin by Tami Hoag was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems or 9: The Last Resort.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 12, 1996?
- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
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- Leeward Islands beat Trinidad by 73 runs to win Red Stripe Trophy.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 12, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
- Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
- La Bouche - Be My Lover
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- D'Angelo - Lady
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Joe - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Total - No One Else
- Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
- Busta Rhymes - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
- Xscape Featuring MC Lyte - Can't Hang/Do You Want To
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
Sport Games on March 12, 1996
- Miami Heat - Dallas Mavericks : 125 - 118
- Orlando Magic - Denver Nuggets : 93 - 110
- Phoenix Suns - New Jersey Nets : 98 - 88
- Portland Trail Blazers - Los Angeles Lakers : 105 - 99
- San Antonio Spurs - Golden State Warriors : 106 - 98
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dusseldorf - Werder Bremen : 1 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Birmingham - Huddersfield : 2 - 0
- Crystal Palace - Tranmere : 2 - 1
- Grimsby - Wolves : 3 - 0
- Oldham - Sunderland : 1 - 2
- Port Vale - Stoke : 1 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Blackpool - Burnley : 3 - 1
- Brighton - Oxford : 1 - 2
- Hull - Chesterfield : 0 - 0
- Notts County - York : 2 - 2
- Swansea - Brentford : 2 - 1
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Days to next March 12If March 12, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 6 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 20 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?