1996 - 79th Segment: “You’re My Master”
In this series we present 100 songs which have gone down in the history of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. On Czech Radio’s web pages you can find a poll, in which you can vote for the best hit from the past century. We continue with the year 1996.
On May 5th, Czech hockey players won the World Championship in Vienna.
On June 30th, Czech football players won silver medals at the European Football Championship in England.
On the 15th and 16th of November, the first Senate elections took place in the Czech Republic.
In 1996 many international performers came to Prague; Tina Turner sang at the Bohemians Stadium, Michael Jackson performed in Letná Park and the bands Prodigy and AC/DC performed at the Exhibition Grounds in Holešovice.
Lucie Bílá won not only the fans’ votes but also those of the experts. The song “You’re My Master,” written by Karel Svoboda and Zdeňek Borovec, was sung by Lucie Bílá in the popular musical “Dracula,” and won the Anděl ‘Song of the Year’ Award.