Friday November 08, 1996

US date format: 11/8/1996, UK date format: 8/11/1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Telana Lynum and Christian Leonard. In that special week of November people in US were listening to No Diggity by BLACKstreet. In UK Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. The Disappearance of Finbar, directed by Sue Clayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Executive Orders by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Sight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Breed 3D II: The Killing Grounds or Extreme Pinball.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • All 141 people on board a Nigerian-owned Boeing 727 die when the aircraft crashes into the Atlantic Ocean while approaching Lagos airport.

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Movies

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The Disappearance of Finbar

The Disappearance of Finbar

Directed by: Sue Clayton

Starring: Luke Griffin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Sean Lawlor, Chris Meehan

Space Jam

Space Jam

Directed by: Joe Pytka

Starring: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle, Manner Washington

Country: United States of America

Shiloh

Shiloh

Directed by: Dale Rosenbloom

Starring: Blake Heron, Michael Moriarty, Scott Wilson, Bonnie Bartlett

Head Above Water

Head Above Water

Directed by: Jim Wilson

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Cameron Diaz, Craig Sheffer, Billy Zane

The English Patient

The English Patient

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 08, 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Say You'll Be There
  2. - What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted
  3. - If You Ever
  4. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  5. - Breathe

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - No Diggity
  2. - Pony
  3. - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  4. - Nobody
  5. - This Is For The Lover In You
  6. - Last Night (From "The Nutty Professor")
  7. - Tell Me (From "Eddie")
  8. - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
  9. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  10. - Missing You (From "Set It Off")
Sport Games on November 08, 1996

Sport Games on November 08, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Washington Bullets : 102 - 87
  • Chicago Bulls - Detroit Pistons : 98 - 80
  • Golden State Warriors - Denver Nuggets : 91 - 94
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Toronto Raptors : 92 - 93
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Miami Heat : 89 - 101
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Huddersfield - Bradford : 3 - 3
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TV Series

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Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dark Skies

Dark Skies

Directed by: Scott Stewart

TV Dinners

TV Dinners

Days to next November 08

If November 08, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 10 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Executive Orders by Tom Clancy

Executive Orders

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The President is dead--and the weight, literally, of the world falls on Jack Ryan's shoulders, in Tom Clancy's newest and most extraordinary novel.I don't know what to do.

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

The Regulators by Richard Bachman

The Regulators

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On a perfect summer afternoon in Wentworth, Ohio, many of the citizens who live on Poplar Street are killed mysteriously, and at the center of the mystery is a

The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Deep End of the Ocean

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"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical …

The Sea Hunters by Clive Cussler and Craig Dirgo

The Sea Hunters

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From the author of the #1 bestselling The Sea Hunters comes more unforgettable true adventures with famous shipwrecks.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cheesy

Cheesy

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platformer

Contra: Legacy of War

Contra: Legacy of War

Platform: PlayStation Saturn

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami of America

Alien Breed 3D II: The Killing Grounds

Alien Breed 3D II: The Killing Grounds

Platform: Amiga 1200, Amiga 4000

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ocean Software

Arcade Classics

Arcade Classics

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Sega

Extreme Pinball

Extreme Pinball

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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