Thursday February 01, 1996

US date format: 2/1/1996, UK date format: 1/2/1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Rahart Adams and Doyoung . In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. Beautiful Girls, directed by Ted Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Shock Wave by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marisol. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 9: The Last Resort or Fragile Allegiance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
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Events

  • The Communications Decency Act is passed by the U.S. Congress.

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Movies

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Beautiful Girls

Beautiful Girls

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton, Noah Emmerich, Annabeth Gish

Country: United States of America

The Other Side of Sunday

The Other Side of Sunday

Directed by: Berit Nesheim

Starring: Marie Theisen, Hildegun Riise, Bjørn Sundquist, Sylvia Salvesen

Happy Gilmore

Happy Gilmore

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen, Frances Bay

Country: United States of America

Pie in the Sky

Pie in the Sky

Directed by: Bryan Gordon

Starring: Josh Charles, Anne Heche, John Goodman, Christine Lahti

Loch Ness

Loch Ness

Directed by: John Henderson

Starring: Ted Danson, Joely Richardson, Ian Holm, Harris Yulin

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Music charts

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Sport Games on February 01, 1996

Sport Games on February 01, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Sacramento Kings : 105 - 85
  • Denver Nuggets - Milwaukee Bucks : 102 - 108
  • Houston Rockets - Charlotte Hornets : 116 - 111
  • Indiana Pacers - Detroit Pistons : 70 - 87
  • Orlando Magic - New York Knicks : 102 - 110
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TV Series

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Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line

Directed by: Errol Morris

Tin dei nam yee

Tin dei nam yee

Second Noah

Second Noah

Dragon Ball GT: Doragon bôru jîtî

Dragon Ball GT: Doragon bôru jîtî

Days to next February 01

If February 01, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1996?

Books

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Shock Wave by Clive Cussler

Shock Wave

By:

A Mysterious Plague in the Antarctic... A Diamond Empire Run by an Evil Genius... A Devastating New Technology... NUMA agent DIRK PITT® is investigating the baffling deaths

Hide & Seek by James Patterson

Hide & Seek

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Will be shipped from US. Brand new copy.

Contagion by Robin Cook

Contagion

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In a story of the dangers of managed health care, ophthalmologist-turned-foresic pathologist John Stapleton investigates a series of virulent and lethal illnesses targeting more costly patients of a

Behind The Lines by W. E. B. Griffin

Behind The Lines

By:

Behind the Lines is W. E. B. Griffin's powerful novel of World War II -- and the courage, patriotism, and sacrifice of those who fought it.By

The Judge by Steve Martini

The Judge

By:

When Judge Armando Acosta is charged with soliciting a prostitute, attorney Paul Madriani is less than sympathetic. Nevertheless, Madriani is forced to defend his old nemesis.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game

Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game

Platform: Windows

Genre: Graphic Adventure (Point-and-click)

Publisher: Bomico Entertainment Software

Radical Dreamers

Radical Dreamers

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Square

9: The Last Resort

9: The Last Resort

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: GT Interactive

Death Tank

Death Tank

Platform: Sega Saturn

Fragile Allegiance

Fragile Allegiance

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Me

Genre: 4X, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive Interplay

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 01, 1996?

On February 01, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is February 01, 1996?

On February 01, 1996 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 01, 1996?

On February 01, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 01, 1996?

On February 01, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 01, 1996?

On February 01, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 01, 1996?

On February 01, 1996 several famous people were born including, Rahart Adams, Doyoung , Roma Acorn.

Which famous people died on February 01, 1996?

Famous people died on February 01, 1996 include, Clive Burton.

What was the number one song in February 01, 1996?

The number one song in the week of February 01, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Spaceman by Babylon Zoo in UK.

What were the top hits on February 01, 1996?

The top hits on February 01, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Exhale (Shoop Shoop) by Whitney Houston, Missing by Everything But The Girl in US and Spaceman by Babylon Zoo, Anything by 3T, Slight Return by The Bluetones in UK.


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