Thursday May 09, 1996

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

The day of the week was Thursday, under the astrological sign of Taurus (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on May 9, 1996).

Famous birthdays on this day include Noah Centineo and Mary Mouser.

The number one song in US was Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey. Fastlove by George Michael was #1 song in the UK.

Breaking the Waves, directed by Lars von Trier, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1996 while Shadows Of The Empire by Steve Perry was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Hum Dono. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubble Memories: The Story of Bubble Bobble III or The Gene Machine.

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.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

You can also have a look at May 09 across the years or at May 1996 calendar.

Reconnect with Family and Friends

Lost touch with a childhood best friend or former schoolmate? Find location, phone numbers, email, and social media profiles with a simple search.

This is me

Have a look at the old UK newspapers from May 09, 1996 and get them!

Get UK historic newspapers from May 09, 1996
The Times

Do you remember those beautiful old magazines?

Browse your magazine from May 09, 1996
life magazines
history

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)
  • See more

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.

Famous Birthday

Who was born on May 09, 1996?

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

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

Twister

Twister

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Jan de Bont

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

Country: United States of America

Ridicule

Ridicule

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Patrice Leconte

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

The Van

The Van

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Stephen Frears

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

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 09, 1996?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial


Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Always Be My Babyyoutube
  2. - Tha Crossroads
  3. - Because You Loved Meyoutube
  4. - Nobody Knows
  5. - Ironic

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Fastlove
  2. - Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit
  3. - Return Of The Mack
  4. - Cecilia
  5. - Move Move Move (The Red Tribe)

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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Release year: 1996

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Release year: 1996

Recovery

Recovery

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Marcus Scott

The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Release year: 1996

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Buzzkill

Buzzkill

Release year: 1996

Written by:

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

If May 09, 1996 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

calendar

Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Shadows Of The Empire by Steve Perry

Shadows Of The Empire

By:

Shadows of Empire reveals the dark outlines of a criminal plot that lurks behind the scenes of the movies. It is ruled over by a new character.

In The Presence Of The Enemy by Elizabeth George

In The Presence Of The Enemy

By:

Dennis Luxford, tabloid editor and "king of sleaze", is renowned for uncovering the sins and scandals in people in high-ranking positions.

The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams

The Dilbert Principle

By:

Dilbert is the creator of the most popular comic strip in America (syndicated in almost 1000 newspapers). This author takes a look at corporate America's glorious lunacy.

Spring Collection by Judith Krantz

Spring Collection

By:

PASSION...In a tale as timely as Scruples, as compelling as Dazzle, as intriguing as Mistral's Daughter, Judith Krantz launches three innocentbeauties on the city of fashion and love....SCANDAL...It's

Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach

Simple Abundance

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROver 7,000,000 copies sold in over 30 languages

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 Gene Machine

The Gene Machine

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Donkey Kong Land 2

Donkey Kong Land 2

Platform: Game Boy, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

Eradicator

Eradicator

Platform: MS-DOS (Windows, OS X and Linux through Dosbox)

Genre: Shooter (first and third-person)

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse

Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Steam Android iOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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.

Which famous people died on May 09, 1996?

Famous people died on May 09, 1996 include, Gustave Gingras.

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.