Saturday 17 August 1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Madison Axford and Ella Cruz.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.
In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits.
She's the One, directed by Edward Burns, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Exclusive by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Leaving Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 2Xtreme or Beggar Prince.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 August 1996 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
Famous Birthdays:17 August
- Edward Digby Baltzell: Ivy League sociologist, dies at 80.
- Soyuz TM-24, launched into orbit
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- 2 Pac - How Do U Want It
- Donna Lewis - I Love You Always Forever
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
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Sport Games on 17 August 1996
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Charleroi - Harelbeke : 0 - 1
- Germinal - Lierse : 1 - 1
- Lokeren - Standard : 0 - 1
- Lommel - Cercle Brugge : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bochum - Duisburg : 1 - 0
- Freiburg - Werder Bremen : 3 - 2
- Hansa Rostock - Karlsruhe : 2 - 2
- Leverkusen - Dortmund : 4 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Kaiserslautern - CZ Jena : 2 - 0
- Zwickau - Meppen : 1 - 1
Division 2Football (France)
- Beauvais - Troyes : 1 - 0
- Chateauroux - Toulouse : 2 - 1
- Epinal - Amiens : 0 - 3
- Gueugnon - Sochaux : 1 - 0
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