Thursday May 09, 1996

US date format: 5/9/1996, UK date format: 9/5/1996

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on May 9, 1996, here's what our experts found out: it was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 9, 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 Noah Centineo and Mary Mouser. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Breaking the Waves, directed by Lars von Trier, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1996 while The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood & Magic or Discworld II: Missing Presumed...!?.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 09, 1996?


Holidays

  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
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Events

  • South Africa's National Party pulls out of the coalition government formed two years earlier, and the African National Congress assumes full political control.
  • Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni wins a landslide victory in the country's first direct presidential elections, securing 75% of the vote.

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Movies

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Breaking the Waves

Breaking the Waves

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Lars von Trier

Starring: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr

Country: United States of America

Kansas City

Kansas City

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson, Harry Belafonte, Michael Murphy

Ridicule

Ridicule

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Patrice Leconte

Starring: Charles Berling, Jean Rochefort, Fanny Ardant, Judith Godrèche

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The Van

The Van

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Colm Meaney, Donal O'Kelly, Ger Ryan, Caroline Rothwell

Twister

Twister

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes, Jami Gertz

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 09, 1996?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Tha Crossroads
  2. - You're The One
  3. - Always Be My Babyyoutube
  4. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  5. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - El Circo
  2. - Basta Ya!
  3. - Estoy Aqui
  4. - Amarte A Ti
  5. - De Repente
Sport Games on May 09, 1996

Sport Games on May 09, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Utah Jazz - San Antonio Spurs : 77 - 88
See all Basketball game results of May 09, 1996

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - York : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of May 09, 1996

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans

The Horse Whisperer

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured …

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Malice by Danielle Steel

Malice

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In her 37th bestselling novel, Danielle Steel tells the compelling story of a woman who must struggle to overcome a shattering betrayal, and the cruelest kind of malice.At

Absolute Power by David Baldacci

Absolute Power

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In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping Luther Whitney, a career break-in artist, behind a secret wall.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blood & Magic

Blood & Magic

Platform: DOS, Windows 95

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Interplay

Discworld II: Missing Presumed...!?

Discworld II: Missing Presumed...!?

Platform: DOS, Windows, PlayStation, Saturn

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis (PC, PSX) Sega (Saturn)

Final Doom

Final Doom

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows 95, Macintosh, PlayStation

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive

Donkey Kong Land 2

Donkey Kong Land 2

Platform: Game Boy, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

Casper

Casper

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, 3DO, Game Boy, SNES, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Windows 95, Windows 98

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment Natsume (GB & SNES) Microïds (GBA) WizardWorks Software (PC)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 09, 1996?

On May 09, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is May 09, 1996?

On May 09, 1996 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 09, 1996?

On May 09, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 09, 1996?

On May 09, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 09, 1996?

On May 09, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 09, 1996?

On May 09, 1996 several famous people were born including, Noah Centineo, Mary Mouser, Caroline Costa.

What was the number one song in May 09, 1996?

The number one song in the week of May 09, 1996 was Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey in US and Fastlove by George Michael in UK.

What were the top hits on May 09, 1996?

The top hits on May 09, 1996 were Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey, Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion in US and Fastlove by George Michael, Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit by Gina G, Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison in UK.