Sunday 28 April 1996
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joanna Kuchta .
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 Beast From the East by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cañaveral de pasiones.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Batman Forever: The Arcade Game or X-Men vs. Street Fighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 April 1996 ?
- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
- Saints Vitalis and Valeria
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Theodora and Didymus
- World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which developed from the Canadian observance.
- National Day of Mourning in Canada to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness due to occupational hazards and accidents.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jam�l (Beauty) - First day of the third month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Roman Empire - first day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Big, opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 193 performances
- Meg Mallon wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic.
- Whitewater controversy: President Bill Clinton gives a 4 1/2 hour videotaped testimony for the defense.
- In Tasmania, Australia, Martin Bryant goes on a shooting spree, killing 35 people and seriously injuring 21 more.
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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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