Memory Lane: "1996"
In Tennessee, United States
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Average Cost of new house $118,200.00
Average Income per year $36,300.00
Average Monthly Rent $554.00
Cost of a gallon of Gas $1.22
US Postage Stamp 32 cents
Average cost of new car $16,300.00
Loaf of Bread $1.15
Minimum Hourly Wage Raised To $5.15
"You had me at 'hello'"
- Renée Zellweger, 'Jerry Maguire'
"Show me the Money!"
- Cuba Gooding, Jr., in 'Jerry Maguire'
Time Magazine's Man of the Year David Ho
Rap Star Murder: Tupac Shakur killed in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas.
Actress Overdose Death: Margaux Hemingway, age 42, from a deliberate overdose of phenobarbitol
Jim Carrey was the first actor to make $20,000,000 to star in a single film, The Cable Guy.
Febreze fabric refesher began test-marketing in 1996. By 1998, it was sold nation-wide.
In 1996, Travelocity opened online.
Animal Hero: Binti, a gorilla at the Brookfield Illinois Zoo, grabbed a 3 year-old who had fallen in the cage, protected him from the other apes, and delivered him to zoo personel at the gate.
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1996: $1,085,000
Doing the Macarena
Playing wi Tickle Me Elmo
Reading Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
1996's Most Popular Christmas presents:
Tickle Me Elmo, Toy Story toys, Pokemon, Beanie Babies catch on, although they had been around since 1993. The McDonalds mini-beanie-babie giveway fueled the madness.
Best Film Oscar Winner: The English Patient
The Big Movies:
1. Independence Day
3. Mission: Impossible
4. Jerry Maguire
6. 101 Dalmations
7. The Rock
8. The Nutty Professor
9. The Birdcage
10. A Time To Kill
1996 Most Popular TV shows:
1. E.R. (NBC)
2. Seinfeld (NBC)
3. Suddenly Susan (NBC)
4. Friends (NBC)
5. The Naked Truth (NBC)
6. Fired Up (NBC)
7. The Single Guy (NBC)
8. Home Improvement (ABC)
9. Touched By An Angetl (CBS)
10. 60 Minutes (CBS)
Number One Songs
One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men
Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion
Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey
Tha Crossroads - Bone Thugs N Harmony
How Do U Want It - 2Pac featuring K-Ci and JoJo
You're Makin' Me High - Toni Braxton
Macarena (Bayside Boys remix) -Los Del Rio
No Diggity - Blackstreet featuring Dr. Dre
Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton
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Last Updated: on 3/22/2013 2:04:52 PM Pacific Daylight Time (9:04 PM GMT)
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