Friday January 26, 1996
US date format: 1/26/1996, UK date format: 26/1/1996
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 26, 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 IM (rapper) and Allie Evans.
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 16 Tales or Death Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 26, 1996?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
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- Les Miserables, opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg
- Death by firing squad by John Albert Taylor in Utah, USA, for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl.
- Whitewater scandal: U.S. First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies before a grand jury.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 26, 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 26, 1996
- Charlotte Hornets - New Jersey Nets : 107 - 115
- Indiana Pacers - Boston Celtics : 107 - 90
- Los Angeles Lakers - Philadelphia 76ers : 100 - 88
- Miami Heat - Chicago Bulls : 80 - 102
- Orlando Magic - Atlanta Hawks : 84 - 96
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- Bursaspor - Antalyaspor : 2 - 1
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Days to next January 26If January 26, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months.
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