Tuesday 27 February 1996
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include James Yammouni .
In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits.
Bottle Rocket, directed by Wes Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Shock Wave by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Mark Thomas Comedy Product.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Attack or Escape Velocity.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 27 February 1996 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Mark Waugh scores 126 in World Cup against India.
- Pokemon Green was released in Japan as the first game in the world famous Pokemon series.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- La Bouche - Be My Lover
- George Michael - Jesus To A Child
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop)
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
- Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
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Sport Games on 27 February 1996
- Charlotte Hornets - Milwaukee Bucks : 88 - 84
- Golden State Warriors - Cleveland Cavaliers : 80 - 92
- Miami Heat - New Jersey Nets : 93 - 90
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Chicago Bulls : 99 - 120
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Auxerre - Metz : 0 - 0
- Bordeaux - Strasbourg : 1 - 1
- Guingamp - Monaco : 0 - 0
- Lille - Montpellier : 1 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Millwall : 3 - 1
- Crystal Palace - Birmingham : 3 - 2
- Dundee United - Morton : 4 - 0
- Luton - Reading : 1 - 2
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Bournemouth - Notts County : 0 - 2
- Bradford - Wrexham : 2 - 0
- Brentford - Rotherham : 1 - 1
- Brighton - Bristol City : 0 - 2
Celebrate 27 February 1996 with a precious gift
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?