Thursday January 18, 1996
US date format: 1/18/1996, UK date format: 18/1/1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 18, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Betsy-Blue English and Sarah Gilman.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits.
The Spitfire Grill, directed by Lee David Zlotoff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Charles Kuralt'S America by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Marisol.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cookie and Bibi 2 or DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 18, 1996?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
- Lisa Marie Presley files for divorce from Michael Jackson in New York.
- Baseball owners unanimously approve interleague play in 1997.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 18, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
- Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
- LL Cool J - Hey Lover
- Kris Kross - Tonite's Tha Night
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Jodeci - Love U 4 Life
- Xscape - Who Can I Run To
- Terry Ellis - Where Ever You Are
Sport Games on January 18, 1996
- Boston Celtics - Houston Rockets : 108 - 106
- Chicago Bulls - Toronto Raptors : 92 - 89
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Vancouver Grizzlies : 98 - 90
- Golden State Warriors - Milwaukee Bucks : 96 - 100
- Portland Trail Blazers - Sacramento Kings : 100 - 105
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 18If January 18, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 24 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1996?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?