Wednesday January 24, 1996
US date format: 1/24/1996, UK date format: 24/1/1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 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.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits.
The Whole Wide World, directed by Dan Ireland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Charles Kuralt'S America by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Marisol.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems or Discworld II: Missing Presumed...!?.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 24, 1996?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Polish Premier Jozef Oleksy resigns amid charges that he spied for Moscow.
- Polish Premier Józef Oleksy resigns amid charges that he spied for Moscow. He is replaced by Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 24, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
- Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- LL Cool J - Hey Lover
- Kris Kross - Tonite's Tha Night
- Jodeci - Love U 4 Life
- Terry Ellis - Where Ever You Are
Sport Games on January 24, 1996
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Philadelphia 76ers : 91 - 88
- Denver Nuggets - Seattle SuperSonics : 79 - 86
- Detroit Pistons - San Antonio Spurs : 85 - 84
- Houston Rockets - New Jersey Nets : 98 - 89
- Indiana Pacers - Milwaukee Bucks : 97 - 89
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Bilbao - Real Madrid : 0 - 5
- Ath Madrid - Santander : 2 - 0
- Celta - Salamanca : 2 - 1
- Espanol - Tenerife : 2 - 1
- La Coruna - Compostela : 2 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Hamilton - St Mirren : 3 - 0
- Sunderland - Grimsby : 1 - 0
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Days to next January 24If January 24, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 23 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 24, 1996?
On January 24, 1996 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is January 24, 1996?
On January 24, 1996 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on January 24, 1996?
On January 24, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 24, 1996?
On January 24, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 24, 1996?
On January 24, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people died on January 24, 1996?
Famous people died on January 24, 1996 include, Ursula Heathcote Nicholls, Sandor Iharos.
What was the number one song in January 24, 1996?
The number one song in the week of January 24, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Earth Song by Michael Jackson in UK.
What were the top hits on January 24, 1996?
The top hits on January 24, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Exhale (Shoop Shoop) by Whitney Houston, Missing by Everything But The Girl in US and Earth Song by Michael Jackson, Father And Son by Boyzone, Jesus To A Child by George Michael in UK.