Saturday 16 March 1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
In that special week of March people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits.
Fargo, directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sailor Moon Sailor Stars.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brian Lara Cricket '96 or DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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What the sky looked like on 16 March 1996
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Which were the important events of 16 March 1996 ?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
- Saint Benedicta (+1260)
- Saint Agapitus
- The first day of the Bacchanalia in ancient Rome
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- Mike Tyson knocks out Frank Bruno in second round.
- Robert Mugabe is reelected president of Zimbabwe, although only 32 percent of the electorate actually voted.
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Sport Games on 16 March 1996
- Atlanta Hawks - San Antonio Spurs : 92 - 119
- Chicago Bulls - New Jersey Nets : 97 - 93
- Miami Heat - Houston Rockets : 121 - 97
- Milwaukee Bucks - Golden State Warriors : 94 - 99
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Lierse - Germinal : 2 - 1
- Lommel - Mechelen : 2 - 1
- Standard - Seraing : 3 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 0
- Ein Frankfurt - Leverkusen : 1 - 1
- Schalke 04 - Uerdingen : 1 - 1
- St Pauli - M'gladbach : 0 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Bielefeld - Meppen : 2 - 2
- Mannheim - Hannover : 1 - 0
- Wolfsburg - Wattenscheid : 1 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
- Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
- La Bouche - Be My Lover
Top #10 R&B songs
- Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley
- D'Angelo - Lady
- Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Mary J. Blige
- All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...") - Joe
- Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Brandy
- Total - No One Else
- Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
- Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw - Busta Rhymes
- Can't Hang/Do You Want To - Xscape Featuring MC Lyte
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
Top #10 Latin songs
- Cristian - Amor
- La Mafia - Un Millon De Rosas
- Experiencia Religiosa - Enrique Iglesias
- Animal - Bronco: El Gigante De America
- La Tropa F - Juan Sabor
- Hay Que Poner El Alma - Victor Manuelle
- Pete Astudillo - Como Te Extrano
- Marco Antonio Solis y Los Bukis - Por Amor A Mi Pueblo
- Es Por Ti - Jon Secada
- Julio Iglesias - La Carretera
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?