Wednesday January 03, 1996

US date format: 1/3/1996, UK date format: 3/1/1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Xycron and Jessica Marble. In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, directed by Paris Barclay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Copycat. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Complete Onside Soccer or Afterlife.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
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Events

  • Motorola introduces the Motorola StarTAC Wearable Cellular Telephone, the world's smallest and lightest mobile phone at that time.

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Movies

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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Tracey Cherelle Jones

Country: United States of America

Cadillac Ranch

Cadillac Ranch

Directed by: Lisa Gottlieb

Starring: Jim Metzler, Joe Stevens, Bill Wise, Ashley Coe

Bio-Dome

Bio-Dome

Directed by: Jason Bloom

Starring: Pauly Shore, Stephen Baldwin, William Atherton, Denise Dowse

Playback

Playback

Directed by: Oley Sassone

Starring: George Hamilton, Tawny Kitaen, Shannon Whirry, Harry Dean Stanton

Feast of July

Feast of July

Directed by: Christopher Menaul

Starring: Embeth Davidtz, Tom Bell, Gemma Jones, James Purefoy

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Music charts

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Sport Games on January 03, 1996

Sport Games on January 03, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Milwaukee Bucks : 82 - 96
  • Houston Rockets - Chicago Bulls : 86 - 100
  • Indiana Pacers - Los Angeles Clippers : 110 - 94
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Golden State Warriors : 111 - 122
  • Portland Trail Blazers - Boston Celtics : 114 - 110
See all Basketball game results of January 03, 1996

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Sociedad : 3 - 5
  • Ath Bilbao - Zaragoza : 1 - 0
  • Betis - Celta : 0 - 3
  • Compostela - Sp Gijon : 1 - 0
  • Oviedo - La Coruna : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of January 03, 1996

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Montpellier - Metz : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of January 03, 1996

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Celtic - Rangers : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of January 03, 1996

TV Series

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Copycat

Copycat

Directed by: Jon Amiel

Kicking & Screaming

Kicking & Screaming

Directed by: nbcu

Goosebumps

Goosebumps

Directed by: Rob Letterman

Shooting Gallery

Shooting Gallery

Directed by: Keoni Waxman

The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line

Directed by: Errol Morris

Days to next January 03

If January 03, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice

Memnoch the Devil

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"STARTLING . . . FIENDISH . . . MEMNOCH'S TALE IS COMPELLING."--New York Daily News"Like Interview with the Vampire, Memnoch has a half-maddened, fever-pitch intensity. .

The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans

The Christmas Box

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A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark

Silent Night

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In New York with his mother and brother to be with their father, who is undergoing treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, a young boy watches a woman steal his mother's wallet and ventures into the city's dangerous subway system …

Coming Home by Rosamunde Pilcher

Coming Home

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Against the backdrop of an elegant Cornwall mansion before World War II and a vast continent-spanning canvas during the turbulent war years, this involving story tells of an extraordinary young woman's coming of age, coming to grips with love and …

The Runaway Jury by John Grisham

The Runaway Jury

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dinosaur Safari

Dinosaur Safari

Platform: Mac Microsoft Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Mindscape

Persona

Persona

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360

Genre: Role-playing, Social simulation

Publisher: JP Atlus, ASCII Corporation; NA Atlus; EU Koei, Ghostlight, Sega, Square Enix, NIS America, Zen United

Die Hard Arcade

Die Hard Arcade

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Complete Onside Soccer

Complete Onside Soccer

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows MS-DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Telstar Electronic Studios

Afterlife

Afterlife

Platform: Windows, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: God game

Publisher: LucasArts


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