Tuesday March 26, 1996
US date format: 3/26/1996, UK date format: 26/3/1996
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Dillon Rupp and Justise Winslow.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion.
In UK Firestarter by The Prodigy was in the top 5 hits.
Primal Fear, directed by Gregory Hoblit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot by Al Franken was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga or Casper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 26, 1996?
- Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
- Saint Ludger
- Saint Larissa
- Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
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- Fire breaks out at the Pasar Anyar shopping centre in Bogor, West Java. The first death toll estimate is 78 until rescuers notice that 68 of them are mannequins.
- Three British soldiers are found guilty of the manslaughter of Danish tour guide Louise Jensen in Cyprus. Allan Ford, Justin Fowler and Geoffrey Pernell receive life sentences for the September, 1994 rape/murder.
- The Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia is created.
- An overcrowded ferry sinks off the coast of Irois, Haiti, killing more than 200 people.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 26, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Joe - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
- D'Angelo - Lady
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
- Busta Rhymes - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
- Total - No One Else
- Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans - Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- LL Cool J - Doin It
Sport Games on March 26, 1996
- Atlanta Hawks - Toronto Raptors : 114 - 111
- Boston Celtics - Indiana Pacers : 96 - 103
- Charlotte Hornets - Denver Nuggets : 119 - 112
- Los Angeles Lakers - Orlando Magic : 113 - 91
- Milwaukee Bucks - Los Angeles Clippers : 97 - 103
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Bristol Rvs - Chesterfield : 1 - 0
- Carlisle - Rotherham : 2 - 0
- Hull - Notts County : 0 - 0
- Peterboro - Blackpool : 0 - 0
- Wycombe - Bradford : 5 - 2
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Chester - Cambridge : 1 - 1
- Fulham - Leyton Orient : 2 - 1
- Preston - Bury : 0 - 0
- Scunthorpe - Exeter : 4 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 26If March 26, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 5 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 4 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?