What the sky looked like on August 21, 1996
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 8/21/1996, UK date format: 21/8/1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 21, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Jamia Simone Nash and Cole LaBrant.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.
In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits.
Sling Blade, directed by Billy Bob Thornton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Primary Colors by Anonymous was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Safe and Sound.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer: Red Alert or Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 21, 1996?
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 21, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 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?