Tuesday April 02, 1996

US date format: 4/2/1996, UK date format: 2/4/1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 2, 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 Sam Boggs and Geordie Gray. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy, directed by Kelly Makin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Intensity by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Gallet or FIST.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
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Events

  • U.S. Mafioso John Gotti is found guilty of murdering Paul Castellano.
  • Sri Lanka 9-349 in 50 overs beat Pakistan 315 all out, Singapore; Jayasuriya hits ton in 48 balls, world ODI record at Singapore.

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Movies

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Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy

Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy

Directed by: Kelly Makin

Starring: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow

Country: United States of America

Fear

Fear

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen, Amy Brenneman

Country: United States of America

The Silencers

The Silencers

Directed by: Richard Pepin

Starring: Jack Scalia, Dennis Christopher, Carlos Lauchu, Lucinda Weist

Primal Fear

Primal Fear

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton, John Mahoney

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 02, 1996?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  2. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  3. - Always Be My Babyyoutube
  4. - Lady
  5. - I Will Survive
  6. - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
  7. - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  8. - Doin It
  9. - Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  10. - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
Sport Games on April 02, 1996

Sport Games on April 02, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Atlanta Hawks : 89 - 109
  • Chicago Bulls - Miami Heat : 110 - 92
  • Detroit Pistons - Milwaukee Bucks : 98 - 105
  • Houston Rockets - Golden State Warriors : 112 - 106
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Toronto Raptors : 103 - 104
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • St Pauli - Leverkusen : 2 - 1
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Norwich : 2 - 2
  • Birmingham - Portsmouth : 2 - 0
  • Charlton - Leicester : 0 - 1
  • Crystal Palace - Port Vale : 2 - 2
  • Huddersfield - Reading : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of April 02, 1996

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brentford - Stockport : 1 - 0
  • Bristol Rvs - Bradford : 1 - 0
  • Burnley - Bournemouth : 0 - 0
  • Carlisle - Crewe : 1 - 0
  • Chesterfield - Blackpool : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of April 02, 1996

TV Series

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The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

Profit

Profit

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States of America

Perekryostok

Perekryostok

Bodyguards

Bodyguards

Days to next April 02

If April 02, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 5 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Intensity by Dean Koontz

Intensity

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Past midnight, Chyna Shepard, twenty-six, gazes out a moonlit window, unable to sleep on her first night in the Napa Valley home of her best friend’s family.

Primary Colors by Anonymous

Primary Colors

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A brilliant and penetrating look behind the scenes of modern American politics, Primary Colors is a funny, wise, and dramatic story with characters and events that resemble some familiar, real-life figures.

Spring Collection by Judith Krantz

Spring Collection

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PASSION...In a tale as timely as Scruples, as compelling as Dazzle, as intriguing as Mistral's Daughter, Judith Krantz launches three innocentbeauties on the city of fashion and love....SCANDAL...It's

Enter Whining by Fran Drescher

Enter Whining

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The personal story of Fran Drescher, the New York-accented star of The Nanny, includes humorous childhood family stories, early career experiences, and anecdotes about her daily life in Hollywood.

It Takes A Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton

It Takes A Village

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In celebration of the tenth anniversary of It Takes a Village, this splendid edition includes photographs and a new Introduction by Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.A

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

2Xtreme

2Xtreme

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America

Cybersphere

Cybersphere

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Psycon Software

Air Gallet

Air Gallet

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Banpresto

FIST

FIST

Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Imagineer

Extreme Pinball

Extreme Pinball

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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