Tuesday February 06, 1996

US date format: 2/6/1996, UK date format: 6/2/1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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 Rickey Thompson and Dalton Rapattoni. In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. Carnal Knowledge, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Cove was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marisol. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Die Hard Arcade or Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
  • Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
  • Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
  • Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
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Events

  • Heidi Fleiss scheduled to begin her 7 year jail sentence
  • Flooding in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, United States, causes over US$500 million in property damage throughout the Pacific Northwest.
  • Birgenair Flight 301, on an unauthorised charter flight from the Caribbean to Germany, crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the Dominican Republic, killing all 189 passengers and crew.

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Carnal Knowledge

Carnal Knowledge

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Candice Bergen, Ann-Margret, Art Garfunkel

Country: United States of America

City Hall

City Hall

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda, Danny Aiello

Unforgettable

Unforgettable

Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Ray Liotta, Linda Fiorentino, Peter Coyote, Christopher McDonald

August

August

Directed by: Anthony Hopkins

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Leslie Phillips, Kate Burton, Gawn Grainger

No One Could Protect Her

No One Could Protect Her

Directed by: Larry Shaw

Starring: Joanna Kerns, Tony Denison, Peter MacNeill, Lori Hallier

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Music charts

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Sport Games on February 06, 1996

Sport Games on February 06, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Cleveland Cavaliers : 73 - 91
  • Chicago Bulls - Phoenix Suns : 96 - 106
  • Dallas Mavericks - Milwaukee Bucks : 111 - 114
  • Houston Rockets - Seattle SuperSonics : 94 - 99
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Denver Nuggets : 99 - 78
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Lens - Lille : 1 - 1
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Swansea - Stockport : 0 - 3
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Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Colchester - Scarborough : 1 - 1
  • Torquay - Barnet : 1 - 1
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TV Series

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Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line

Directed by: Errol Morris

Who Dares Wins

Who Dares Wins

Ballykissangel

Ballykissangel

Out of Tune

Out of Tune

Days to next February 06

If February 06, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 7 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Cove

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

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Management expert writes about setting goals for success. (P, Free Press)

A Simple Path by Lucinda Vardey

A Simple Path

By:

Known around the globe for her indefatigable work on behalf of the poor, the sick, and the dying, Mother Teresa devoted her life to giving hope to the hopeless in more than 120 countries.

The Judge by Steve Martini

The Judge

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When Judge Armando Acosta is charged with soliciting a prostitute, attorney Paul Madriani is less than sympathetic. Nevertheless, Madriani is forced to defend his old nemesis.

The Rainmaker by John Grisham

The Rainmaker

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

The Moor'S Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie

The Moor'S Last Sigh

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Time Magazine's Best Book of the YearBooker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie combines a ferociously witty family saga with a surreally imagined and sometimes blasphemous chronicle of modern India and flavors the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Die Hard Arcade

Die Hard Arcade

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

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Soul

Soul

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox, Wii, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Network, Android, iOS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Bang Bang Ball

Bang Bang Ball

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Kunihiko Tashiro and Good House

Catfight

Catfight

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Atlantean Interactive Games

Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Bandai


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