Sunday 21 July 1996
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joey Bragg and Savannah Brown.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to How Do U Want It by 2 Pac.
In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits.
Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while A Crown of Swords by Robert Jordan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Daily Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 19XX: The War Against Destiny or Donkey Kong Land 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 July 1996 ?
- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
Famous Birthdays:21 July
- Francis James Claude Piggott: Soldier, dies at 85.
- Gerald McArthur: Detective, dies at 70.
- Herb Edelman: Actor (Odd Couple, St Elsewhere), dies of emphysema at 62.
- James Tye: Safety expert, dies at 74.
- John Kevin Moorhouse: Test pilot, dies at 50.
- 125th British Golf Open: Tom Lehman shoots a 271 at Royal Lytham
- Wayne Gretzky signs a 2 year deal with New York Rangers
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- 2 Pac - How Do U Want It
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
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