Tuesday January 16, 1996
US date format: 1/16/1996, UK date format: 16/1/1996
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 16, 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 Jennie Kim .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits.
The Spitfire Grill, directed by Lee David Zlotoff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Charles Kuralt'S America by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Marisol.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Age of Sail or Amok.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 16, 1996?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- President of Sierra Leone Valentine Strasser is deposed by the chief of defence, Julius Maada Bio. Bio promises to restore power following elections scheduled for February.
- The ''North Cape'' Oil Spill occurs as an engine fire forces the tugboat ''Scandia'' ashore on Moonstone Beach in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. The ''North Cape'' Barge is pulled along with it and leaks 820,000 gallons of home heating oil.
- An Indonesian ferry sinks off the northern tip of Sumatra, drowning more than 100 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 16, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
- Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
- LL Cool J - Hey Lover
- Kris Kross - Tonite's Tha Night
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Jodeci - Love U 4 Life
- Xscape - Who Can I Run To
- Terry Ellis - Where Ever You Are
Sport Games on January 16, 1996
- Boston Celtics - San Antonio Spurs : 97 - 121
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Seattle SuperSonics : 90 - 99
- Denver Nuggets - Portland Trail Blazers : 69 - 87
- Indiana Pacers - Toronto Raptors : 110 - 102
- Philadelphia 76ers - Chicago Bulls : 104 - 116
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Airdrie - St Mirren : 1 - 2
- Clydebank - Dundee : 0 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Bristol City - Bristol Rvs : 0 - 2
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Darlington - Doncaster : 1 - 2
- Lincoln - Leyton Orient : 1 - 0
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Days to next January 16If January 16, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 20 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1996?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 16, 1996?
On January 16, 1996 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is January 16, 1996?
On January 16, 1996 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 16, 1996?
On January 16, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 16, 1996?
On January 16, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 16, 1996?
On January 16, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 16, 1996?
On January 16, 1996 several famous people were born including, Jennie Kim.
Which famous people died on January 16, 1996?
Famous people died on January 16, 1996 include, Kaye Webb, Harry Potts, Marcia Davenport.
What was the number one song in January 16, 1996?
The number one song in the week of January 16, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Earth Song by Michael Jackson in UK.
What were the top hits on January 16, 1996?
The top hits on January 16, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Exhale (Shoop Shoop) by Whitney Houston, Hey Lover by LL Cool J in US and Earth Song by Michael Jackson, Father And Son by Boyzone, Jesus To A Child by George Michael in UK.