Wednesday March 20, 1996
US date format: 3/20/1996, UK date format: 20/3/1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Zonnique Pullins and Biel .
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion.
In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits.
A Family Thing, directed by Richard Pearce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Guilty As Sin by Tami Hoag was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire or Tetris Plus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 20, 1996?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
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- Love Thy Neighbor, opens at Booth Theater, New York City
- Erik and Lyle Menendez found guilty of killing their parents
- UK admits humans can catch CJD (Mad Cow Disease)
- In Los Angeles, California, Lyle and Erik Menendez are found guilty of first-degree murder for the shotgun killing of their parents.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 20, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- D'Angelo - Lady
- Joe - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
- Total - No One Else
- Busta Rhymes - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
- LL Cool J - Doin It
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
Sport Games on March 20, 1996
- Charlotte Hornets - Toronto Raptors : 89 - 107
- Detroit Pistons - Miami Heat : 93 - 102
- Indiana Pacers - New York Knicks : 99 - 102
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Los Angeles Clippers : 96 - 110
- Orlando Magic - Boston Celtics : 112 - 90
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Birmingham - West Brom : 1 - 1
- Port Vale - Norwich : 1 - 0
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Bolton - Tottenham : 2 - 3
- Man United - Arsenal : 1 - 0
- Southampton - Sheffield Weds : 0 - 1
- Groningen - Twente : 2 - 2
- Roda JC - Utrecht : 3 - 1
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