Monday July 08, 1996

US date format: 7/8/1996, UK date format: 8/7/1996

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Tish Simmonds and Isaac Nakash. In that special week of July people in US were listening to How Do U Want It by 2 Pac. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. The Frighteners, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Exclusive by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mensch, Pia!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1 or Ares.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald

Events

  • A schizophrenic man armed with a machete wounds three children and four adults at a primary school in Wolverhampton, England. Teacher Lisa Potts received the George Medal for protecting her pupils, despite being severely injured.

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The Frighteners

The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin

Country: United States of America

Fled

Fled

Directed by: Kevin Hooks

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Stephen Baldwin, Will Patton, Robert John Burke

Kazaam

Kazaam

Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser

Starring: Shaquille O'Neal, Francis Capra, Ally Walker, James Acheson

Village of Dreams

Village of Dreams

Directed by: Yôichi Higashi

Starring: Mieko Harada, Keigo Matsuyama, Shogo Matsuyama, Kyôzô Nagatsuka

Courage Under Fire

Courage Under Fire

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

Kenan & Kel

Kenan & Kel

Days to next July 08

If July 08, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 2 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Outrage by Vincent Bugliosi

Outrage

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“Provocative and entertaining. ... A powerful and damning diatribe on Simpson’s acquittal.”―People Here is the account of the O. J. Simpson case that no one dared to write, that no one

Accordion Crimes by E. Annie Proulx

Accordion Crimes

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Hardcover, first UK edition 1996 - 381 pages

Drink With The Devil by Jack Higgins

Drink With The Devil

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With the peace process breaking down in Ireland, former IRA terrorist Sean Dillon plays a deadly cat-and-mouse game with sinister forces as he races against time to recover a vast fortune

The Choice by Bob Woodward

The Choice

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The Choice is Bob Woodward's classic story of the quest for power, focusing on the 1996 presidential campaign as a case study of money, public opinion polling, attack advertising, handlers, consultants,

The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams

The Dilbert Principle

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The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1

Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1

Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn Super Nintendo

Genre: Compilation (various)

Publisher: Midway Games

Extreme Pinball

Extreme Pinball

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Ares

Ares

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

Death Tank

Death Tank

Platform: Sega Saturn

Death Rally

Death Rally

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android, Kindle Fire

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Apogee Software (DOS) Remedy Entertainment (iOS, Android)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On July 08, 1996 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is July 08, 1996?

On July 08, 1996 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 08, 1996?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on July 08, 1996?

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

Which famous people are born on July 08, 1996?

On July 08, 1996 several famous people were born including, Tish Simmonds, Isaac Nakash.

Which famous people died on July 08, 1996?

Famous people died on July 08, 1996 include, Amschel Rothschild, Ernest Armstrong, James Woodie Alexander.

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

The number one song in the week of July 08, 1996 was How Do U Want It by 2 Pac in US and Killing Me Softly by Fugees in UK.

What were the top hits on July 08, 1996?

The top hits on July 08, 1996 were How Do U Want It by 2 Pac, You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton, Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony in US and Killing Me Softly by Fugees, Mysterious Girl by Peter Andre featuring Bubbler Ranx, Wannabe by The Spice Girls in UK.


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