Friday 26 April 1996
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Gates and Kennedy Grace.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion.
In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits.
The Craft, directed by Andrew Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Green Mile, Part 1: The Two Dead Girls by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cañaveral de pasiones.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chronicles of the Sword or A-10 Cuba!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1996 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Jennifer Gates: American heiress, the 8 lb.
- Kennedy Grace: Vine Star.
- Allisyn Arm: TV Actress.
- Taurtis : YouTube Star.
- Sotherby ends 4 day auction of Jackie O stuff-take in $34.5 million
- Stirling Silliphant, American screenwriter and producer, dies at age 78 (born 1918).
- Shaun Pollock takes four wickets in four balls for Warwickshire in B&H.
- Regional security treaty signed by the “Shanghai Five”.
- Port Arthur massacre: Martin Bryant kills 35 people at the Port Arthur, Tasmania tourist site, Australia.
- A bomb explodes in Bhaiperu, Pakistan, killing more than 60 people.
- May ndash Iraq disarmament crisis: UNSCOM supervises the destruction of Al-Hakam, Iraq's main production facility of biological warfare agents.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
- 1,2,3,4 (Sumptin' New) - Coolio
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- SWV - You're The One
- Busta Rhymes - Woo-Hah! Got You All In Check
- Whitney Houston - Count On Me
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
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