Sunday 13 October 1996
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
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.
Sleepers, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Make the Connection by Bob Greene, Oprah Winfre was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing DeathKeep or Arena: Maze of Death.
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- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
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- Big, closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 193 performances
- Annika Sorenstam wins Betsy King LPGA Golf Classic
- New York Jet Nick Lowrey breaks Jan Stenerud NFL field goal record at 374
- Yanks (3) and Orioles (3) combine to tie play off record of 6 HRs
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1996 ?
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
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