Sunday December 15, 1996
US date format: 12/15/1996, UK date format: 15/12/1996
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 15, 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 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 Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Out of Sight.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga or Alien Incident.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 15, 1996?
- A ski lift accident in the Swiss resort of Riederalp leaves one dead and 18 injured.
- Protests against Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic continue into their 26th day with 200,000 people packing the streets of Belgrade.
- European Union leaders end their two-day summit in Dublin.
- Iranian spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ali Khameinei, says his country would respond, forcefully, if the United States launches an attack on Iran in retaliation for the 19 American soldiers killed by terrorists in Saudi Arabia.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 15, 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 15, 1996
- Boston Celtics - Detroit Pistons : 89 - 99
- Houston Rockets - Portland Trail Blazers : 99 - 89
- Vancouver Grizzlies - Phoenix Suns : 84 - 103
- Washington Bullets - Golden State Warriors : 110 - 102
- Baltimore Ravens - Carolina Panthers : 16 - 27
- Cincinnati Bengals - Houston Oilers : 21 - 13
- Green Bay Packers - Detroit Lions : 31 - 3
- Indianapolis Colts - Kansas City Chiefs : 24 - 19
- New England Patriots - Dallas Cowboys : 6 - 12
Serie AItalian Football
- Atalanta - Piacenza : 4 - 0
- Cagliari - Bologna : 2 - 2
- Inter - Sampdoria : 3 - 4
- Juventus - Verona : 3 - 2
- Perugia - Lazio : 1 - 2
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Albacete - Eibar : 1 - 0
- Barcelona B - Ath Madrid B : 2 - 2
- Ecija - Mallorca : 0 - 2
- Las Palmas - Alaves : 1 - 1
- Leganes - Toledo : 0 - 0
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Days to next December 15If December 15, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 9 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 26 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?