Saturday 31 August 1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.
In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits.
Sling Blade, directed by Billy Bob Thornton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Star Wars: Shield of Lies by Michael P. Kube-McDowell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Barry Welsh Is Coming.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3D Baseball or Marvel vs. Capcom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 August 1996 ?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Donna Lewis - I Love You Always Forever
- New Edition - Hit Me Off
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
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Sport Games on 31 August 1996
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- La Coruna - Real Madrid : 1 - 1
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Almeria - Las Palmas : 0 - 0
- Leganes - Orense : 5 - 0
- Levante - Salamanca : 2 - 2
- Lleida - Osasuna : 0 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Bradford - Tranmere : 1 - 0
- Grimsby - Portsmouth : 0 - 1
- Huddersfield - Crystal Palace : 1 - 1
- Morton - Falkirk : 1 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Blackpool - Wycombe : 0 - 0
- Bournemouth - Peterboro : 1 - 2
- Bristol Rvs - Stockport : 1 - 1
- Bury - Bristol City : 4 - 0
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