Friday February 23, 1996
US date format: 2/23/1996, UK date format: 23/2/1996
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 23, 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 Brad Corey and D'Angelo Russell.
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 Batman Forever: The Arcade Game or Chess Mates.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 23, 1996?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
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- Mark Waugh scores 130 in World Cup versus Kenya, 207 with brother Steve.
- Rajindra Dhanraj takes 9-97 for Trinidad against Leeward Islands.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 23, 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 23, 1996
- Atlanta Hawks - New York Knicks : 108 - 97
- Charlotte Hornets - Washington Bullets : 100 - 94
- Chicago Bulls - Miami Heat : 104 - 113
- Detroit Pistons - Minnesota Timberwolves : 93 - 94
- Los Angeles Lakers - Dallas Mavericks : 114 - 88
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Kaiserslautern - St Pauli : 0 - 0
- Leverkusen - M'gladbach : 0 - 0
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Gueugnon - St Etienne : 1 - 0
Futbol Ligi 1Football (Turkey)
- Bursaspor - Fenerbahce : 0 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 23If February 23, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 6 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 4 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?