Wednesday April 03, 1996
US date format: 4/3/1996, UK date format: 3/4/1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 3, 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 Mayo Hibi and Sarah Jeffery.
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 Civilization II or Deadlock: Planetary Conquest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 03, 1996?
- Saint Sixtus I
- Saint Agape (died 304)
- Saint Richard (d.1253)
- Suspected ''Unabomber'' Theodore Kaczynski is arrested at his cabin in Montana, United States.
- A plane carrying United States Commerce Secretary Ron Brown crashes near Dubrovnik, Croatia, killing him.
- South Australia grab exciting draw versus Western Australia to win Sheffield Shield.
- A United States Air Force airplane carrying United States Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown crashes in Croatia, killing all 35 on board.
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 03, 1996?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- Coolio - 1,2,3,4 (Sumptin' New)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Joe - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
- Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
- D'Angelo - Lady
- Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
- Busta Rhymes - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- LL Cool J - Doin It
- Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans - Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
Sport Games on April 03, 1996
- Charlotte Hornets - Detroit Pistons : 83 - 98
- Houston Rockets - Seattle SuperSonics : 103 - 118
- Indiana Pacers - Philadelphia 76ers : 102 - 87
- Los Angeles Clippers - New Jersey Nets : 94 - 100
- Los Angeles Lakers - Cleveland Cavaliers : 89 - 105
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Zwickau - Hannover : 2 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Stoke - Wolves : 2 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Swindon - Brighton : 3 - 2
Make this day unforgettable
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial
Days to next April 03If April 03, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 5 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 11 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free
What videogames would you be playing back in the days?