Wednesday 21 August 1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
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.
She's the One, directed by Edward Burns, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Green Mile, Part 5: Night Journey by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Leaving Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Afterlife or Deadly Rooms of Death (Webfoot).
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1996 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Jamia Simone Nash: American singer and actress.
- Cole LaBrant: Vine Star.
- Jamia Nash: American singer and actress.
- Hughie, opens at Circle in the Square Theater, New York City
- Christie Lee Woods, 18, of Texas, crowned 14th Miss Teen USA
- Netscape Browser 3.0 is released
- Former president of South Africa, F. W. de Klerk, makes an official policy for crimes committed under Apartheid to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Cape Town.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Donna Lewis - I Love You Always Forever
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- 2 Pac - How Do U Want It
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
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