Sunday October 13, 1996
US date format: 10/13/1996, UK date format: 13/10/1996
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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.
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 X-Men vs. Street Fighter or Fragile Allegiance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 13, 1996?
- 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)
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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
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 13, 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 13, 1996
- Arizona Cardinals - Dallas Cowboys : 3 - 17
- Baltimore Ravens - Indianapolis Colts : 21 - 26
- Chicago Bears - New Orleans Saints : 24 - 27
- Cincinnati Bengals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 10 - 20
- Detroit Lions - Oakland Raiders : 21 - 37
Serie AItalian Football
- Bologna - Sampdoria : 2 - 1
- Cagliari - Parma : 0 - 1
- Fiorentina - Lazio : 0 - 0
- Inter - Piacenza : 2 - 0
- Napoli - Udinese : 1 - 1
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Club Brugge - Mechelen : 2 - 0
- Harelbeke - Antwerp : 2 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dusseldorf - Bochum : 2 - 2
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