Wednesday February 21, 1996
US date format: 2/21/1996, UK date format: 21/2/1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 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 Sophie Turner (actress) and Soren Bjerg.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits.
Bloodsport 2, directed by Alan Mehrez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Five Days In Paris by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Marisol.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Catfight or Eressea.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 21, 1996?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
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- Soyuz TM-23 launched into orbit.
- Morton Gould, American musician and composer, dies at age 82 (born 1913).
- King Fahd of Saudi Arabia announces his medical recovery in the national press and assumes power again from his brother, Crown Prince Abdullah.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 21, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
- Total - No One Else
- Joe - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
- Kris Kross - Tonite's Tha Night
- Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
- Solo - Where Do U Want Me To Put It
- Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day
- Junior M.A.F.I.A. Featuring The Notorious B.I.G. - Get Money
Sport Games on February 21, 1996
- Boston Celtics - Phoenix Suns : 107 - 120
- Houston Rockets - Minnesota Timberwolves : 101 - 120
- Los Angeles Lakers - Los Angeles Clippers : 112 - 108
- Miami Heat - Philadelphia 76ers : 66 - 57
- New Jersey Nets - Milwaukee Bucks : 94 - 92
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Derby - Luton : 1 - 1
- Wolves - Leicester : 2 - 3
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Swindon - Brentford : 2 - 2
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Man United - Everton : 2 - 0
- West Ham - Newcastle : 2 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 21If February 21, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 5 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 14 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in February 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?