Tuesday 17 September 1996
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ella Purnell and Choi Youngjae.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.
In UK Ready Or Not by Fugees was in the top 5 hits.
Last Man Standing, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Green Mile, Part 6: Coffey on the Mile by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roger and the Rottentrolls.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Enemy Zero or Gender Wars.
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Which were the important events of 17 September 1996 ?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
Famous Birthdays:17 September
- Dodger Hideo Nomo no-hits Colo Rockies, 9-0 at Coors Field
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Donna Lewis - I Love You Always Forever
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- Alanis Morissette - You Learn
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
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