Saturday April 06, 1996

US date format: 4/6/1996, UK date format: 6/4/1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 6, 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 Miranda May and Summer Reign. 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 The Eye of Typhoon or Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
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Events

  • Albert Belle shows off his arm by hitting Sports Illustrated photographer Tony Tomsic in the hand prior to a game
  • Fighting breaks out in Monrovia, Liberia, between various rebel factions struggling for power in the country's interrupted civil war. Several foreign nationals leave the nation.
  • Turkish authorities begin Operation Hawk, a military offensive against rebels from the Kurdish Worker's Party in south-east Turkey.

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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 06, 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 06, 1996

Sport Games on April 06, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Cleveland Cavaliers : 93 - 89
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Dallas Mavericks : 96 - 101
  • Miami Heat - Indiana Pacers : 95 - 99
  • Milwaukee Bucks - New Jersey Nets : 109 - 88
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Golden State Warriors : 106 - 111
See all Basketball game results of April 06, 1996

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Cagliari - Piacenza : 0 - 0
  • Cremonese - Inter : 2 - 4
  • Fiorentina - Padova : 6 - 4
  • Milan - Lazio : 0 - 0
  • Parma - Napoli : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of April 06, 1996

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Germinal : 2 - 0
  • Antwerp - Harelbeke : 2 - 3
  • Gent - Anderlecht : 1 - 3
  • Lierse - Seraing : 4 - 0
  • Lommel - Beveren : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of April 06, 1996

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Werder Bremen : 1 - 1
  • Freiburg - Dusseldorf : 1 - 1
  • Leverkusen - FC Koln : 1 - 2
  • Munich 1860 - Hamburg : 5 - 0
  • St Pauli - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of April 06, 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

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?

The Eye of Typhoon

The Eye of Typhoon

Platform: 3DO, MS-DOS, Neo-Geo (cancelled)

Genre: 2D Versus fighting

Publisher: Viccom (MS-DOS version) LG (3DO version)

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Imagineer

BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge

BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge

Platform: Satellaview

Publisher: Nintendo

Drowned God: Conspiracy of the Ages

Drowned God: Conspiracy of the Ages

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Inscape

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, Game Boy Advance, Palm OS, Windows Mobile

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: EU SCEE; NA THQ


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