Saturday August 10, 1996

US date format: 8/10/1996, UK date format: 10/8/1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 10, 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 Jacob Latimore . 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 Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Safe and Sound. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos Overlords or Blast Chamber.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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Events

  • Bob Dole picks Jack Kemp as his Republican VP running mate
  • Dare and Go ends Cigars record tying victory streak at 16
  • Parlisha Williams (Louisiana) crowned Ms Black USA Metroplex
  • Yanks lose ending 3rd best home series victory streak at 24

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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

Sport Games on August 10, 1996

Sport Games on August 10, 1996


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Lommel : 6 - 0
  • Antwerp - Mechelen : 3 - 2
  • Cercle Brugge - Aalst : 1 - 2
  • Genk - Standard : 3 - 1
  • Gent - Charleroi : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of August 10, 1996

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Amiens - Martigues : 0 - 0
  • Charleville - Lorient : 2 - 1
  • Le Mans - Chateauroux : 1 - 1
  • Louhans-Cuis. - Niort : 0 - 0
  • Mulhouse - Gueugnon : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of August 10, 1996

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Aberdeen - Celtic : 2 - 2
  • Dundee United - Motherwell : 1 - 1
  • Hibernian - Kilmarnock : 1 - 2
  • Rangers - Raith Rvs : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of August 10, 1996

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 10

If August 10, 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?

Chaos Overlords

Chaos Overlords

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: New World Computing

Radical Dreamers

Radical Dreamers

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Square

Amber: Journeys Beyond

Amber: Journeys Beyond

Platform: Mac OS System 7, Windows 95

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Hue Forest Entertainment (1996) (mail order) Cendant Software (199?) Changeling (199?) Graphic Simulations Corporation (199?)

Soul

Soul

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox, Wii, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Network, Android, iOS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Blast Chamber

Blast Chamber

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, Saturn

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 10, 1996?

On August 10, 1996 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is August 10, 1996?

On August 10, 1996 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 10, 1996?

On August 10, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 10, 1996?

On August 10, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 10, 1996?

On August 10, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 10, 1996?

On August 10, 1996 several famous people were born including, Jacob Latimore.

Which famous people died on August 10, 1996?

Famous people died on August 10, 1996 include, Adriano Mandarino Hypolito, Rex Tucker.

What was the number one song in August 10, 1996?

The number one song in the week of August 10, 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 10, 1996?

The top hits on August 10, 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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