Thursday 25 July 1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maria-Olympia .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton.
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 How Stella Got Her Groove Back by Terry McMillan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Leaving Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Contra: Legacy of War or The Eye of Typhoon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 July 1996 ?
- St. Thea
- Roman festivals - Furinalia
- Cuba - Eve of Revolution Day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Foundation of Santiago de QuerTtaro
- Puerto Rico - Constitution Day (1952)
- Tunisia - Republic Day (1957)
- Virgin Islands - Hurricane Supplication Day
- Inca - festival in honor of Ilyap'a
- Ebernoe Horn Fair, Sussex, England
- St. Valentine
- St. Paul
- St. Nissen
- St. Cucufas/Cougat
- St. Christopher
- Costa Rica - Anniversary of the Annexation of Guanacaste Province
- Galiza - National Day (Dia da Patria Galega).
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Saint James the Great, the patron saint of Spain.
- Maria-Olympia : Greek royalty, the first child of Crown Prince Pavlos and American heiress Marie-Chantal Miller (now styled as Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece, Princess of Denmark) who married on 1 July 1995.
- Kim LaPlante of Washington state crowned Mrs United States
- In a military coup in Burundi, Pierre Buyoya deposes Sylvestre Ntibantunganya.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- 2 Pac - How Do U Want It
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- Alanis Morissette - You Learn
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads
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