Tuesday 17 December 1996
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Matthew Solomon and Tyson Clark.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.
Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Forever, Erma by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Arena Nitoshinden or DX-Ball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1996 ?
- Matthew Solomon: American noted family, the son of skater Nancy Kerrigan and her agent-husband, Jerry Solomon.
- Tyson Clark: YouNow Star.
- Benny Emmanuel: TV Actor.
- Francesco Siciliani: opera administrator, dies at age 85.
- Elizabeth Hill: teacher of Slavonic languages, dies at age 96.
- Stanko Todorov: Prime Minister of Bulgaria (1971-81), dies.
- Ruby Murray: English singer and actress (d. 1996).
- Irving Caesar: American songwriter and composer (d. 1996).
- Michael Saunders: barrister, dies at age 22.
- At the Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the "Option Red" supercomputer is started up, performing one trillion floating-point operations per second, making it the fastest computer in the world. The US$55 million computer uses 9072 Intel Pentium Pro processors with 600 GB memory and 2 terabyte disc storage.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- Barbra Streisand - I Finally Found Someone
- Ginuwine - Pony
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
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Sport Games on 17 December 1996
- Atlanta Hawks - Dallas Mavericks : 109 - 73
- Charlotte Hornets - Philadelphia 76ers : 93 - 84
- Golden State Warriors - Seattle SuperSonics : 83 - 123
- Houston Rockets - Vancouver Grizzlies : 92 - 93
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Bradford - Reading : 0 - 0
- Crystal Palace - Sheffield United : 0 - 1
- East Fife - Dundee : 1 - 7
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Coventry - Newcastle : 2 - 1
- Liverpool - Nott'm Forest : 4 - 2
- Rangers - Kilmarnock : 4 - 2
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