Friday December 13, 1996
US date format: 12/13/1996, UK date format: 13/12/1996
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 13, 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 Emily Glazer .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.
Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Soul'S Code by James Hillman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Out of Sight.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Azrael's Tear or FIFA 97.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 13, 1996?
- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
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- Free agent Roger Clemens signs with Toronto Blue Jays.
- Kofi Annan is elected by the United Nations Security Council the next Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 13, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage - Nobody
- Ginuwine - Pony
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre) - No Diggity
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- Mint Condition - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
- New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
- Montell Jordan - Falling
- Babyface Featuring LL Cool J, Howard Hewett, Jody Watley & Jeffrey Daniels - This Is For The Lover In You
Top #1 Latin songs
- Enrique Iglesias - Trapecista
Sport Games on December 13, 1996
- Boston Celtics - Indiana Pacers : 94 - 97
- Chicago Bulls - New Jersey Nets : 113 - 92
- Denver Nuggets - Washington Bullets : 104 - 108
- Golden State Warriors - Cleveland Cavaliers : 87 - 101
- Orlando Magic - Vancouver Grizzlies : 93 - 95
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Preston - Blackpool : 3 - 0
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