Thursday July 04, 1996, US Independence Day

US date format: 7/4/1996, UK date format: 4/7/1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 4, 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 Post Malone and Mahiro Takasugi. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Village of Dreams, directed by Yôichi Higashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mensch, Pia!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Dawn or Casper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 04, 1996?


Holidays

  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)

Events

  • Hot Mail, a free internet E-mail service begins

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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Village of Dreams

Village of Dreams

Directed by: Yôichi Higashi

Starring: Mieko Harada, Keigo Matsuyama, Shogo Matsuyama, Kyôzô Nagatsuka

Courage Under Fire

Courage Under Fire

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty

Workaholic

Workaholic

Directed by: Sharon von Wietersheim

Starring: Christiane Paul, Tobias Moretti, Ralf Bauer, Nadeshda Brennicke

Kingpin

Kingpin

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Bill Murray, Vanessa Angel

Country: United States of America

Green Plaid Shirt

Green Plaid Shirt

Directed by: Richard Natale

Starring: Gregory Phelan, Kevin Spirtas, Richard Israel, Russell Scott Lewis

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

Bedtime

Bedtime

Starring: Teri Austin

Country: United States of America

Days to next July 04

If July 04, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 2 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: Olympic Bodies
  • Time: Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Dole. Digitally altered photomontage. Hillary by Jeff Christensen-SIP
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9541
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.333334
  • Wired: Wired - July, 1996

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Tenth Insight by James Redfield

The Tenth Insight

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240pages. in8. Broché.

A Crown of Swords by Robert Jordan

A Crown of Swords

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Now in development for TV!Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters.The

Beach Music by Pat Conro

Beach Music

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Five brothers reunite in South Carolina as their mother is dying. (H, Doubleday)

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence

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Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why.

Mischief by Amanda Quick

Mischief

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Imogen Waterstone has always prided herself on being a thoroughly independent young woman, but now she needs a man of implacable will and nerves of iron.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Civilization II

Civilization II

Platform: Mac OS PlayStation Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

Bugs Bunny in Double Trouble

Bugs Bunny in Double Trouble

Platform: Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Platform

Black Dawn

Black Dawn

Platform: PlayStation, Saturn

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Gearheads

Gearheads

Platform: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, Philips CD-i, SNES

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Philips Media

Casper

Casper

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, 3DO, Game Boy, SNES, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Windows 95, Windows 98

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment Natsume (GB & SNES) Microïds (GBA) WizardWorks Software (PC)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 04, 1996?

On July 04, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is July 04, 1996?

On July 04, 1996 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 04, 1996?

On July 04, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 04, 1996?

On July 04, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 04, 1996?

On July 04, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 04, 1996?

On July 04, 1996 several famous people were born including, Post Malone, Mahiro Takasugi.

Which famous people died on July 04, 1996?

Famous people died on July 04, 1996 include, Clay Jones, Leo Avery.

What was the number one song in July 04, 1996?

The number one song in the week of July 04, 1996 was Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony in US and Killing Me Softly by Fugees in UK.

What were the top hits on July 04, 1996?

The top hits on July 04, 1996 were Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton, How Do U Want It by 2 Pac in US and Killing Me Softly by Fugees, Mysterious Girl by Peter Andre featuring Bubbler Ranx, Wannabe by The Spice Girls in UK.


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