Saturday October 12, 1996
US date format: 10/12/1996, UK date format: 12/10/1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 James Graham and Jessica Shannon.
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 The Law Of Love by Laura Esquivel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Resident Evil or BVE TrainSim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 12, 1996?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 12, 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 12, 1996
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Genk - Mouscron : 0 - 0
- Gent - Lokeren : 1 - 2
- Germinal - Charleroi : 1 - 0
- Lierse - Cercle Brugge : 4 - 2
- Molenbeek - Aalst : 2 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dortmund - Duisburg : 2 - 0
- FC Koln - Bayern Munich : 2 - 4
- Hamburg - Bielefeld : 2 - 2
- Hansa Rostock - Stuttgart : 2 - 2
- Karlsruhe - Leverkusen : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- CZ Jena - Unterhaching : 1 - 1
- Uerdingen - Meppen : 0 - 0
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Madrid - Betis : 2 - 2
- Compostela - Barcelona : 1 - 5
- Espanol - Celta : 0 - 0
- Sevilla - Valencia : 0 - 2
- Tenerife - Valladolid : 1 - 3
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Days to next October 12If October 12, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 11 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 22 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?