Sunday 17 March 1996, St. Patrick's Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alain Jérôme .
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.
The Dress, directed by Alex van Warmerdam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Web by Jonathan Kellerman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Contra: Legacy of War or Gearheads.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 March 1996
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Which were the important events of 17 March 1996 ?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Alain Jérôme: French journalist, television presenter and film producer.
- Bus Stop closes at Circle in the Square Theater NYC after 29 performances
- Getting Away With Murder opens at Broadhurst NYC for 17 performances
- Mike Tyson beats Frank Bruno in third round to gain Heavyweight title.
- Sri Lanka wins the Cricket World Cup by storming to a Seven wicket victory against the tournament favourite Australia.
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Sport Games on 17 March 1996
- Dallas Mavericks - Portland Trail Blazers : 86 - 112
- Denver Nuggets - Detroit Pistons : 81 - 91
- New Jersey Nets - Boston Celtics : 106 - 107
- Orlando Magic - Los Angeles Lakers : 98 - 97
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Aalst - Waregem : 1 - 1
- Antwerp - Anderlecht : 1 - 1
- Cercle Brugge - St Truiden : 2 - 1
- Gent - Club Brugge : 0 - 2
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dusseldorf - Karlsruhe : 2 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Bochum - Lubeck : 3 - 1
- Unterhaching - F Koln : 2 - 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
- Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - R. Kelly
- 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
- Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That - Monica
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
- Por Amor A Mi Pueblo - Marco Antonio Solis y Los Bukis
- Es Por Ti - Jon Secada
- Julio Iglesias - La Carretera
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