Saturday January 20, 1996
US date format: 1/20/1996, UK date format: 20/1/1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 20, 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 Violetta Komyshan .
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 Afterlife or FIFA 97.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 20, 1996?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
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- WPAT FM NYC radio station switches to English-Spanish format
- 46th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at Fleet Center in Boston, Massachussetts.
- Australia defeats Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup.
- US female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 20, 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 20, 1996
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Los Angeles Lakers : 93 - 82
- Golden State Warriors - Charlotte Hornets : 110 - 102
- Miami Heat - Atlanta Hawks : 78 - 98
- Minnesota Timberwolves - New Jersey Nets : 97 - 103
- New York Knicks - Vancouver Grizzlies : 80 - 84
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Valencia - La Coruna : 2 - 1
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Cannes - Auxerre : 0 - 1
- Gueugnon - Bastia : 1 - 0
- Guingamp - St Etienne : 3 - 0
- Lens - Nice : 0 - 0
- Lyon - Rennes : 2 - 2
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Crystal Palace : 1 - 1
- Charlton - West Brom : 4 - 1
- Clydebank - Morton : 0 - 1
- Dumbarton - Dundee United : 1 - 3
- Dundee - St Mirren : 1 - 2
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 20If January 20, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 29 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?