Sunday 15 September 1996
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Luke McChesney and Jake Cherry.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.
In UK Ready Or Not by Fugees was in the top 5 hits.
Last Man Standing, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Green Mile, Part 6: Coffey on the Mile by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roger and the Rottentrolls.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Extreme Pinball or Pokémon.
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Which were the important events of 15 September 1996 ?
- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
- Luke McChesney: Pop Singer.
- Jake Cherry: Movie Actor.
- Nao Furuhata: Japanese singer (SKE48 and AKB48).
- Bangladesh beat UAE by 104 runs to win the ACC Trophy Final
- Karrie Webb wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Donna Lewis - I Love You Always Forever
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- Alanis Morissette - You Learn
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