Thursday December 05, 1996

US date format: 12/5/1996, UK date format: 5/12/1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 5, 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. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Mars Attacks!, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Sight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DeathDrome or Chess Mates.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Dreams & Nightmares, opens at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
  • Players union approves new collective bargaining agreement
  • Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan gives a speech in which he suggests that quotirrational exuberancequot may have quotunduly escalated asset valuesquot.

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Movies

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Mars Attacks!

Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Annette Bening

Country: United States of America

Evita

Evita

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Madonna, Jonathan Pryce, Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Nail

Victory

Victory

Directed by: Mark Peploe

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Irène Jacob, Rufus Sewell

The Preacher's Wife

The Preacher's Wife

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, Courtney B. Vance, Gregory Hines

Jerry Maguire

Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renée Zellweger, Kelly Preston

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 05, 1996?
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Top #4 songs in the UK

  1. - Breathe
  2. - One And One
  3. - Knockin' On Heaven's Door / Throw These Guns Away
  4. - A Different Beat

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Nobody
  2. - Pony
  3. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  4. - No Diggity
  5. - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  6. - This Is For The Lover In You
  7. - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
  8. - Falling
  9. - Don't Let Go (Love)
  10. - Last Night (From "The Nutty Professor")

Top #1 Latin songs

  1. - Trapecista
Sport Games on December 05, 1996

Sport Games on December 05, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Chicago Bulls : 96 - 114
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Seattle SuperSonics : 86 - 117
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Dallas Mavericks : 102 - 106
  • Portland Trail Blazers - Denver Nuggets : 115 - 104
  • Washington Bullets - Toronto Raptors : 80 - 82
See all Basketball game results of December 05, 1996

NFL

American Football
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Indianapolis Colts : 10 - 37
See all American Football game results of December 05, 1996

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dark Skies

Dark Skies

Directed by: Scott Stewart

Il était une fois... les explorateurs

Il était une fois... les explorateurs

Days to next December 05

If December 05, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 9 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman

The Fallen Man

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Human bones lie on a ledge under the peak of Ship Rock mountain, the remains of a murder victim undisturbed for more than a decade. Three hundred miles across the Navajo reservation, a harmless old canyon guide is felled by …

The Third Twin by Ken Follett

The Third Twin

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERUsing a restricted FBI database, genetic researcher Jeanie Ferrami has located identical twins born to different mothers. Frightened by her bizarre discovery, she is determined to discover the truth at any cost—until she finds herself at the …

The Regulators by Richard Bachman

The Regulators

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On a perfect summer afternoon in Wentworth, Ohio, many of the citizens who live on Poplar Street are killed mysteriously, and at the center of the mystery is a

The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Deep End of the Ocean

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"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical …

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

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THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

DeathDrome

DeathDrome

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Viacom New Media

Chess Mates

Chess Mates

Platform: PC, IMac

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Brainstorm

Bubsy 3D

Bubsy 3D

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Accolade

Close Combat

Close Combat

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft

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 December 05, 1996?

On December 05, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is December 05, 1996?

On December 05, 1996 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 05, 1996?

On December 05, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 05, 1996?

On December 05, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 05, 1996?

On December 05, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on December 05, 1996?

Famous people died on December 05, 1996 include, Wilf Carter, Peter Hall.

What was the number one song in December 05, 1996?

The number one song in the week of December 05, 1996 was Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton in US and Breathe by The Prodigy in UK.

What were the top hits on December 05, 1996?

The top hits on December 05, 1996 were Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton, No Diggity by BLACKstreet, Nobody by Keith Sweat in US and Breathe by The Prodigy, One And One by Robert Miles featuring Maria Nayler in UK.


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