Thursday February 15, 1996
US date format: 2/15/1996, UK date format: 15/2/1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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.
Famous people born on this day include Blake Morris .
In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits.
Trainspotting, directed by Danny Boyle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Hide & Seek by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Marisol.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Persona or Catfight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 15, 1996?
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- At the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China, a Long March 3 rocket, carrying an Intelsat 708, crashes into a rural village after liftoff, killing many people.
- In south-west Wales, the oil tanker Sea Empress runs aground, spilling 73,000 tonnes (72,000 long tons; 80,000 short tons) of crude oil, killing many birds.
- Begum Khaleda Zia is re-elected as Prime Minister of Bangladesh. The country's second democratic election is marred by low voter turnout, due to several boycotts and pre-election violence, which has resulted in at least thirteen deaths.
- The UK government publishes the Scott Report.
- Blake Morris: Family Member.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 15, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
- Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
- Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day
- Kris Kross - Tonite's Tha Night
- Total - No One Else
- Jodeci - Love U 4 Life
- Solo - Where Do U Want Me To Put It
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
Sport Games on February 15, 1996
- Chicago Bulls - Detroit Pistons : 112 - 109
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Toronto Raptors : 95 - 76
- Dallas Mavericks - Utah Jazz : 103 - 106
- Denver Nuggets - Miami Heat : 91 - 97
- Phoenix Suns - Portland Trail Blazers : 96 - 84
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 15If February 15, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 5 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 11 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?