Thursday August 08, 1996

US date format: 8/8/1996, UK date format: 8/8/1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 8, 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 Vince Kowalski . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Tin Cup, directed by Ron Shelton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Unlimited Access by Gary Aldrich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Safe and Sound. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Daytona USA: Championship Circuit Edition or The Adventures of Lomax.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
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Movies

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Tin Cup

Tin Cup

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson, Cheech Marin

Country: United States of America

She's the One

She's the One

Directed by: Edward Burns

Starring: Edward Burns, Jennifer Aniston, John Mahoney, Michael McGlone

Country: United States of America

The Fan

The Fan

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes, Ellen Barkin, John Leguizamo

Country: United States of America

Basquiat

Basquiat

Directed by: Julian Schnabel

Starring: Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro, Claire Forlani

Brilliant Lies

Brilliant Lies

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Gia Carides, Anthony LaPaglia, Zoe Carides, Ray Barrett

TV Series

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Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound

Directed by: Clark Davis

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

The Big Easy

The Big Easy

Days to next August 08

If August 08, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 1 month, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Last Don by Mario Puzo

The Last Don

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A masterful saga of the last great American Mafia family and its powerful reach into Hollywood and Las Vegas, from the author of The Godfather The Last Don is Domenico Clericuzio, a wise and ruthless old man who is determined …

From Potter's Field by Patricia Cornwell

From Potter's Field

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In From Potter's Field, #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell enters the chilling world of Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta—and a bold, brilliant killer from her past.Upon

The Runaway Jury by John Grisham

The Runaway Jury

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

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

Exclusive by Sandra Brown

Exclusive

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Barrie Travis is a damn good reporter stuck at a low-budget television station when the First Lady calls her―and offers her the opportunity of a lifetime.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

2Xtreme

2Xtreme

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America

Chill Manor

Chill Manor

Platform: DOS

Genre: Educational game, First Person Shooter

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Interactive

Firo & Klawd

Firo & Klawd

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: BMG

Daytona USA: Championship Circuit Edition

Daytona USA: Championship Circuit Edition

Platform: Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega

The Adventures of Lomax

The Adventures of Lomax

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: 2D platformer

Publisher: Psygnosis

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 08, 1996?

On August 08, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 08, 1996?

On August 08, 1996 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 08, 1996?

On August 08, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 08, 1996?

On August 08, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 08, 1996?

On August 08, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 08, 1996?

On August 08, 1996 several famous people were born including, Vince Kowalski

Which famous people died on August 08, 1996?

Famous people died on August 08, 1996 include, Frank A Whittle, Julian Stryjkowski, Nevill Francis Mott

What was the number one song in August 08, 1996?

The number one song in the week of August 08, 1996 was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio in US and Wannabe by The Spice Girls in UK

What were the top hits on August 08, 1996?

The top hits on August 08, 1996 were Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio, You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton, How Do U Want It by 2 Pac in US and Wannabe by The Spice Girls, Macarena by Los Del Rio, Killing Me Softly by Fugees in UK


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