Thursday January 25, 1996
US date format: 1/25/1996, UK date format: 25/1/1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 25, 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 Calum Hood and Gabie Dinsbeer.
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 Chex Quest or The Adventures of Lomax.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 25, 1996?
- St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
- Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
- Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
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- Billy Bailey became the last person to be hanged in the United States of America.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 25, 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 25, 1996
- Denver Nuggets - Los Angeles Clippers : 93 - 94
- Detroit Pistons - Dallas Mavericks : 93 - 92
- Houston Rockets - Washington Bullets : 85 - 120
- Vancouver Grizzlies - Toronto Raptors : 106 - 101
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Merida - Barcelona : 0 - 0
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Days to next January 25If January 25, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 7 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 4 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1996?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?