Wednesday March 06, 1996

US date format: 3/6/1996, UK date format: 6/3/1996

The day of the week was Wednesday, under the astrological sign of Pisces (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on March 6, 1996).

Famous birthdays on this day include Savanah Stehlin and Novartis .

The number one song in US was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Children by Robert Miles was #1 song in the UK.

Prisoner of the Mountains, directed by Sergei Bodrov, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1996 while In The Beauty Of The Lilies by John Updike was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubble Memories: The Story of Bubble Bobble III or The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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March 06, 1996 Events

What happened on March 06, 1996?


Historical Events

  • 10th American Comedy Award
  • 2nd Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
  • Mesut Yılmaz, of ANAP forms the new government of Turkey (53rd government).
  • A boat carrying market traders capsizes outside Freetown harbour, in Sierra Leone, killing at least 86 people.
  • Chechen rebels attack the Russian government headquarters in Grozny; 70 Russian soldiers and policemen and 130 Chechen fighters are killed.

See also

What happened on March 06 in history? Find out the list of March 6th major events

What was 1996 famous for? Discover everything about 1996

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March 06, 1996 Famous Birthdays


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How old am I?

If March 06, 1996 is your birthday you are 26 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on March 06.

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March 06, 1996 Famous Deaths


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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Prisoner of the Mountains

Prisoner of the Mountains

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Sergei Bodrov

Starring: Oleg Menshikov, Sergey Bodrov, Susanna Mekhraliyeva, Jemal Sikharulidze

Executive Decision

Executive Decision

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Stuart Baird

Starring: Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, John Leguizamo

White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild

White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Terence H. Winkless

Starring: Elizabeth Berkley, Ele Keats, Jeremy London, Corin Nemec

Fargo

Fargo

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

The Birdcage

The Birdcage

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

What was the number one song on March 06, 1996? Which were the top hits on March 06, 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - One Sweet Day
  2. - Sittin' Up In My Room
  3. - Not Gon' Cry
  4. - Nobody Knows
  5. - Missing

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Children
  2. - How Deep Is Your Love
  3. - Don't Look Back In Anger
  4. - Give Me A Little More Time
  5. - Coming Home Now

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  2. - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  3. - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  4. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  5. - Lady

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Amor
  2. - Un Millon De Rosas
  3. - Experiencia Religiosa
  4. - Juan Sabor
  5. - Por Amor A Mi Pueblo
Sport Games on March 06, 1996

Sport Games on March 06, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Denver Nuggets - San Antonio Spurs : 90 - 100
  • Indiana Pacers - Utah Jazz : 94 - 101
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Boston Celtics : 97 - 110
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Philadelphia 76ers : 103 - 90
  • New York Knicks - Toronto Raptors : 89 - 82
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie - Hamilton : 3 - 0
  • Dunfermline - Dundee : 1 - 1
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Notts County - Walsall : 2 - 1
  • Wycombe - Brighton : 0 - 2
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Sheffield Weds : 3 - 2
  • QPR - Leeds : 1 - 2
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TV Series

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The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Release year: 1996

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Marisol

Marisol

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Eugene Martin

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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In The Beauty Of The Lilies by John Updike

In The Beauty Of The Lilies

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The Beauty of the Lilies, which began in 1910, explores God's relationship to four generations of American seekers. It begins with Clarence Wilmot (a Paterson clergyman, New Jersey)

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gra

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

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Subtitle: 'EURoeThe Classic guide to understanding the opposite sexuality?EUR?

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

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The #1 International Phenomenon Bestseller - NEW PREFACE

And This Too Shall Pass by E. Lynn Harris

And This Too Shall Pass

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A stellar quarterback, an ambitious sportscaster. What happens when rising stars meet? In And This Too Shall Pass Harris takes us inside the locker rooms of Chicago and into the newsrooms where four

Intensity by Dean Koontz

Intensity

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Chyna Shepard is 26 years old and stares out a window at the moonlit sky. Unable to sleep her first night at her Napa Valley family home, she looks out.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bubble Memories: The Story of Bubble Bobble III

Bubble Memories: The Story of Bubble Bobble III

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Taito

The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga

The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga

Platform: PlayStation Saturn MS-DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Marvel Comics

Fin Fin on Teo, the Magic Planet

Fin Fin on Teo, the Magic Planet

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Pet-raising simulation

Blazing Dragons

Blazing Dragons

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Crystal Dynamics

The Chaos Engine 2

The Chaos Engine 2

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Renegade Software (UK), Time Warner Interactive (US)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 06, 1996?

On March 06, 1996 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is March 06, 1996?

On March 06, 1996 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 06, 1996?

On March 06, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 06, 1996?

On March 06, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 06, 1996?

On March 06, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 06, 1996?

On March 06, 1996 several famous people were born including, Savanah Stehlin, Novartis , Carl Chiasson.

Which famous people died on March 06, 1996?

Famous people died on March 06, 1996 include, Douglas Patrick Thomas Jay, Simon Cadell, Herbert "Herb" Hall.

What was the number one song in March 06, 1996?

The number one song in the week of March 06, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Children by Robert Miles in UK.

What were the top hits on March 06, 1996?

The top hits on March 06, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Sittin' Up In My Room by Brandy, Not Gon' Cry by Mary J. Blige in US and Children by Robert Miles, How Deep Is Your Love by Take That, Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis in UK.