Q101 Top 101 of 1996

Q101 Top 101 Songs of 1996

1. Bush – Machinehead

2. The Smashing Pumpkins – 1979
3. Everclear – Santa Monica
4. 311 – Down
5. Gravity Kills – Guilty
6. No Doubt – Spiderwebs
7. Butthole Surfers – Pepper
8. The Smashing Pumpkins – Tonight, Tonight
9. Stabbing Westward – What Do I Have to Do?
10. Dishwalla – Counting Blue Cars
11. Stone Temple Pilots – Trippin’ on a Hole in a Paper Heart
12. The Smashing Pumpkins – Zero
13. Primitive Radio Gods – Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth With Money in My Hand
14. Rage Against the Machine – Bulls on Parade
15. Spacehog – In the Meantime
16. Bush – Swallowed
17. Oasis – Champagne Supernova
18. Soundgarden – Burden in My Hand
19. No Doubt – Don’t Speak
20. The Smashing Pumpkins – Muzzle
21. Porno for Pyros – Tahitian Moon
22. Goldfinger – Here in Your Bedroom
23. Jewel – Who Will Save Your Soul?
24. Stone Temple Pilots – Big Bang Baby
25. Eels – Novocaine for the Soul
26. Soundgarden – Pretty Noose
27. Beck – Where It’s At
28. Green Day – Brain Stew
29. Alanis Morissette – Head Over Feet
30. Stabbing Westward – Shame
31. The Cranberries – Salvation
32. Pearl Jam – Hail Hail
33. 311 – All Mixed Up
34. Soundgarden – Blow Up the Outside World
35. Tracy Bonham – Mother Mother
36. Cake – The Distance
37. Sublime – What I Got
38. Collective Soul – The World I Know
39. Garbage – Stupid Girl
40. Local H – Bound for the Floor
41. Goo Goo Dolls – Naked
42. Geggy Tah – Whoever You Are
43. Alice in Chains – Heaven Beside You
44. Alanis Morissette – Ironic
45. Nixons – Sister
46. Garbage – Only Happy When It Rains
47. Oasis – Wonderwall
48. Beck – Devil’s Haircut
49. Poe – Angry Johnny
50. Foo Fighters – Big Me
51. Alanis Morissette – You Learn
52. Dave Matthews Band – Too Much
53. Nada Surf – Popular
54. Oasis – Don’t Look Back in Anger
55. Republica – Ready to Go
56. Seven Mary Three – Cumbersome
57. Superdrag – Sucked Out
58. Green Day – Walking Contradiction
59. Sheryl Crow – If It Makes You Happy
60. The Verve Pipe – Photograph
61. Nirvana – Aneurysm
62. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Aeroplane
63. Social Distortion – I Was Wrong
64. The Cranberries – Free to Decide
65. The Refreshments – Banditos
66. Fun Lovin’ Criminals – Scooby Snacks
67 Sponge – Wax Ecstatic
68. Dave Matthews Band – So Much to Say
69. The Cure – Mint Car
70. Korn – No Place to Hide
71. R.E.M. – E-Bow the Letter
72. Tool – Stinkfist
73. The Presidents of the United States of America – Peaches
74. Pearl Jam – I Got Id
75. Goldfinger – Mable
76. Garbage – #1 Crush
77. Toadies – Possum Kingdom
78. For Squirrels – Mighty K.C.
79. No Doubt – Happy Now?
80. Counting Crows – Angels of the Silences
81. Lush – Ladykillers
82. Wallflowers – 6th Avenue Heartache
83. Filter – Jurassitol
84. Kula Shaker – Tattva
85. Pearl Jam – Who You Are
86. Fiona Apple – Shadowboxer
87. The Cure – The 13th
88. Jars of Clay – Flood
89. Hole – Gold Dust Woman
90. Weezer – El Scorcho
91. Tori Amos – Caught a Lite Sneeze
92. Foo Fighters – Along + Easy Target
93. Lady Picture Show – Stone Temple Pilots
94. Bloodhound Gang – Fire Water Burn
95. R.E.M. – Bittersweet Me
96. Everclear – Heartspark Dollarsign
97. The Cure – Strange Attraction
98. Silverchair – Israel’s Son
99. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Love Rollercoaster
100. Screaming Trees – All I Know
101. Ruby – Tiny Meat

TOP SONGS
1. Macarena, Los Del Rio
2. One Sweet Day, Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men
3. Because You Loved Me, Celine Dion
4. Nobody Knows, Tony Rich Project
5. Always Be My Baby, Mariah Carey
6. Give Me One Reason, Tracy Chapman
7. Tha Crossroads, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
8. I Love You Always Forever, Donna Lewis
9. You’re Makin’ Me High/Let It Flow, Toni Braxton
10. Twisted, Keith Sweat

TOP ALBUMS
Freash Horses – Garth Brooks
New Adventures in Hi-Fi – R.E.M.
New Beginning – Tracy Chapman
Secrets – Toni Braxton
The Score – The Fugees
Tragic Kingdom – No Doubt
Waiting to Exhale – Soundtrack

GRAMMY WINNERS
Album of the Year: Falling Into You, Celine Dion
Best New Artist: LeAnn Rimes
Best Pop Album: Falling Into You, Celine Dion
Best Pop Duo or Group: Free As a Bird, The Beatles
Best Pop Female Vocal: Un-break My Heart, Toni Braxton
Best Pop Male Vocal: Change the World, Eric Clapton
Best Rock Duo or Group: So Much to Say, Dave Matthews Band
Best Rock Album: Sheryl Crow, Sheryl Crow
Best Rock Female Vocal: If It Makes You Happy, Sheryl Crow
Best Rock Male Vocal: Where It’s At, Beck
Best Rock Song: Give Me One Reason, Tracy Chapman
Record of the Year: Change the World, Eric Clapton
Song of the Year: Change the World

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR – The Smashing Pumpkins – Tonight, Tonight

MOVIES
1. Independence Day Fox $306,169,268
2. Twister WB $241,721,524
3. Mission: Impossible Par. $180,981,856
4. Jerry Maguire Sony $153,952,592
5. Ransom BV $136,492,681
6. 101 Dalmatians (1996) BV $136,189,294
7. The Rock BV $134,069,511
8. The Nutty Professor (1996) Uni. $128,814,019
9. The Birdcage MGM $124,060,553
10. A Time to Kill WB $108,766,007

OTHER MOVIES
12 Monkeys / Broken Arrow / Courage Under Fire / Evita / Executive Decision / Fargo
Marvin’s Room / Sleepers / Sling Blade / The Crucible / The English Patient

ACADEMY AWARDS
Best Actor: Geoffrey Rush: Shine
Best Actress: Frances McDormand: Fargo
Best Director: Anthony Minghella: The English Patient)
Best Picture: Saul Zaentz: The English Patient
Best Supporting Actor: Cuba Gooding Jr.: Jerry Maguire
Best Supporting Actress: Juliette Binoche: The English Patient

TOP TV SHOWS
E.R. / Seinfeld / Suddenly Susan / Friends / The Naked Truth / Fired Up / 20/20
NFL Monday Night Football / The Single Guy / Home Improvement / NYPD Blue / Spin City
Touched By An Angel / 60 Minutes / CBS Sunday Movie / Primetime Live / Frasier
NBC Sunday Night Movies / The Drew Carey Show / The X-Files

EMMY AWARDS
Drama
Best Drama – Law & Order (NBC)
Best Actor – Dennis Franz, NYPD Blue
Best Actress – Gillian Anderson, The X-Files
Supporting Actor – Hector Elizondo, Chicago Hope
Supporting Actress – Kim Delaney, NYPD Blue

Comedy
Best Comedy – Frasier (NBC)
Best Actor – John Lithgow, 3rd Rock From the Sun
Best Actress – Helen Hunt, Mad About You
Supporting Actor – Michael Richards, Seinfeld
Supporting Actress – Kristen Johnston, 3rd Rock From the Sun
Best Variety- Tracey Takes On . . . (HBO)

SPORTS
Kentucky Derby Winner: Grinestone Jockey: J. Bailey Trainer: D W. Lewis

Superbowl XXXI : Green Bay 35 – New England 21

Pro MVP: Brett Favre, Green Bay, QB

College Football: Florida
Heisman Trophy: Danny Wuerffel, Florida, QB

Rose Bowl: Ohio St. 20, Arizona St. 17
Orange Bowl: Nebraska 41, Virginia Tech 21
Cotton Bowl: BYU 19, Kansas St. 15
Sugar Bowl: Florida 52, Florida St. 20

Basketball
NBA Championship
Winner: CHICAGO 4-2 (WWWLLW) – Coach: Phil Jackson
Opposing Team: Seattle – Coach: George Karl

NBA MVP: Michael Jordan, Chicago, G Ave Score: 30.4

NCAA National Champions: Kentucky 34-2 – Coach: Rick Pitino

Baseball
World Series
Winner: New York Yankees 4-2 (LLWWWW) – Coach: Joe Torre
Opposing Team: ATLANTA BRAVES – Coach: Bobby Cox

National League
MVP: Ken Caminiti, SD – 3B
Rookie of the Year: Todd Hollandsworth, LA – P

American League
MVP: Juan Gonzalez, Tex – OF-DH
Rookie of the Year: Derek Jeter, NY – SS

EVENTS
Erik And Lyle Menendez Are Convicted Of Parent’s Murders In Second Trial

GOP Agrees To Stop Gap Spending Ending 21-Day Government Shutdown

Commerce Secretary Brown And 35 Others Die In Plane Crash In Croatia

Ted Kaczynski Is Arrested As “Unabomber”

TWA Flight 800 Crashes Into Atlantic Shortly After Takeoff, 230 Die

Pipe Bomb At Olympic Games In Atlanta Kills 1 Injures Many

Dow Tops 6,000 , Up 100% in Four Years

Clinton Wins Presidency, First Democrat Reelected Since FDR

George Burns dies at 100

Lone gunman in Scotland murders 16 children

Chinese Menace Taiwanese, U.S. sends warships

Clinton signs bill “Ending Welfare As We Know It”

Ross Perot is nominated for President

Bret Favre (Green Bay) throws for a record 39TDs in season

US wins it’s first gold medal in gymnastics on injured Kerri Strug’s last effort.

Fatal “Mad Cow” disease forces England to destroy over 1 million cows

In her divorce settlement, Princess Di gets 26 million but loses the title “Royal Highness”

Michael Jackson marries LA nurse Debbie Rowe, 6 months pregnant

Nike Ad: “Courts can be hard. Get a good defense.”

Dilbert mania strikes and Beavis and Butthead are a hit.

Jenny McCarthy is MTV’s rising star

Dilbert is conquering the funny pages.

Quote: “We’re the new liberals of the Republican party. Can you imagine that?” (Barry Goldwater, GOP candidate, 1964)

The latest holiday gift craze is the Tickle Me Elmo Doll

Web TV and electric cars sold commercially are new.

Globalization becomes the new buzzword

Denis Rodman, the star rebounder for the Chicago Bulls, gains fame for his unusual hair colors.

E-mail exceeds surface mail and computers out sell TVs.

President: Bill Clinton
Vice President: Al Gore

Population: 265,189,794

Dow-Jones
High: 6,500
Low: 5,200

Federal spending: $1572.41 billion
Federal debt: $5207.3 billion
Inflation: 3.3%
Consumer Price Index: 156.9
Unemployment: 5.6%

Prices
Cost of a new home: $166,400.00
Cost of a new car: $
Median Household Income: $35,492.00
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.32
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $1.23
Cost of a dozen eggs: $1.31
Cost of a gallon of Milk: $3.30

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