Thursday 18 July 1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include CorieAmazin and Yung Lean.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to How Do U Want It by 2 Pac.
In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits.
A Time to Kill, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Daily Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Dawn or Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara.
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- Uruguay - Constitution Day
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- Hans Fellner: Bookseller, dies at 71.
- Battle of Mullaitivu. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam capture the Sri Lanka Army's base, killing over 1200 Army soldiers.
- Howard Hughes is sentenced to life imprisonment at Chester Crown Court for the rape and murder of 7-year-old Sophie Hook at Llandudno 12 months previously. The trial judge recommends that Hughes, 31, should never be released.
- An F3 tornado away from the Westminster, Maryland city center injures 3 people and causes $5 million in damages. Westminster, Maryland (MD) Detailed Profile ndash relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, news, sex offenders
- The 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, begin.
- Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadžić resigns from public office in Republika Srpska after being indicted for war crimes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- 2 Pac - How Do U Want It
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
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