Saturday January 27, 1996
US date format: 1/27/1996, UK date format: 27/1/1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 27, 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 Squeezie and Ledger Gibbs.
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 BurningMUD or Burning Road.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 27, 1996?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
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- Monica Seles beats Anke Huber to win Australian Open
- 70th Australian Open Women's Tennis: Monica Seles beats Anke Huber (6-4, 6-1).
- Catherine Roskam becomes the first New York female Episcopal bishop.
- Germany first observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 27, 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 27, 1996
- Detroit Pistons - Houston Rockets : 85 - 105
- Golden State Warriors - Utah Jazz : 91 - 108
- Los Angeles Lakers - New Jersey Nets : 100 - 98
- Miami Heat - Cleveland Cavaliers : 102 - 85
- Minnesota Timberwolves - New York Knicks : 95 - 104
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Salamanca - La Coruna : 0 - 5
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Auxerre - Le Havre : 1 - 0
- Bastia - Guingamp : 0 - 1
- Bordeaux - Gueugnon : 3 - 1
- Lille - Monaco : 0 - 0
- Martigues - Strasbourg : 2 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Millwall - Portsmouth : 1 - 1
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Days to next January 27If January 27, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 7 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 3 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?