Saturday 17 February 1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 17, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sasha Pieterse and Lil Herb.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits.
Bottle Rocket, directed by Wes Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Absolute Power by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Marisol.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cool Boarders or Alien Breed 3D II: The Killing Grounds.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 February 1996
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1996 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
Famous Birthdays:17 February
- Jean Writer-Pierre: Herve Bazin dies at age 84.
- Michael Raptis: writer/revolutionary, dies at age 84.
- Henry Guinness: missionary, dies at age 87.
- Bentley Bridgewater: British Museum secretary, dies at age 84.
- [Elsie] Evelyn Laye: actress/singer (Sun Child), dies at age 95.
- Herve Bazin: French writer (Born 1911).
- In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, world champion Garry Kasparov beats the Deep Blue supercomputer in a chess match.
- NASA's Discovery Program begins as the NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft lifts off on the first mission ever to orbit and land on an asteroid, 433 Eros.
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Sport Games on 17 February 1996
- New York Knicks - New Jersey Nets : 77 - 82
- Orlando Magic - Miami Heat : 95 - 93
- Philadelphia 76ers - Cleveland Cavaliers : 82 - 97
- Portland Trail Blazers - Los Angeles Clippers : 96 - 100
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Karlsruhe : 1 - 4
- Stuttgart - Munich 1860 : 2 - 3
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Real Madrid - Valencia : 0 - 0
- Zaragoza - Salamanca : 1 - 1
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Cannes - Bastia : 1 - 0
- Gueugnon - Guingamp : 2 - 2
- Le Havre - Lille : 4 - 1
- Lens - Nantes : 2 - 1
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Mary J. Blige
- Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Brandy
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
- Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
- Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day
- Kris Kross - Tonite's Tha Night
- Total - No One Else
- Jodeci - Love U 4 Life
- Solo - Where Do U Want Me To Put It
- Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Whitney Houston
Top #10 Latin songs
- Cristian - Amor
- La Mafia - Un Millon De Rosas
- Amaneci En Tus Brazos - Luis Miguel
- Si Tu Te Vas - Enrique Iglesias
- Pete Astudillo - Como Te Extrano
- Liberacion - Enamorado De Un Fantasma
- Quien - Pedro Fernandez
- Marco Antonio Solis y Los Bukis - Por Amor A Mi Pueblo
- La Tropa F - Juan Sabor
- Mi Forma De Sentir - Giro
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