Thursday January 11, 1996

US date format: 1/11/1996, UK date format: 11/1/1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 11, 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. In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Copycat. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arena: Maze of Death or Down in the Dumps.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
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Events

  • Space Shuttle program: STS-72 launches from the Kennedy Space Center marking the start of the 74th Space Shuttle mission and the 10th flight of Endeavour.
  • Ryutaro Hashimoto, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, becomes Prime Minister of Japan.

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Movies

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From Dusk Till Dawn

From Dusk Till Dawn

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis, Quentin Tarantino

Country: United States of America

Hard Eight

Hard Eight

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson

I Shot Andy Warhol

I Shot Andy Warhol

Directed by: Mary Harron

Starring: Lili Taylor, Jared Harris, Martha Plimpton, Lothaire Bluteau

God's Lonely Man

God's Lonely Man

Directed by: Francis von Zerneck

Starring: Michael Wyle, Jamie Walters, Kyle Kelley, Justine Bateman

Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Tracey Cherelle Jones

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on January 11, 1996

Sport Games on January 11, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Toronto Raptors : 87 - 79
  • Detroit Pistons - Charlotte Hornets : 95 - 93
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Indiana Pacers : 88 - 96
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Los Angeles Clippers : 89 - 109
  • Phoenix Suns - Golden State Warriors : 111 - 106
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TV Series

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Copycat

Copycat

Directed by: Jon Amiel

Kicking & Screaming

Kicking & Screaming

Directed by: nbcu

Goosebumps

Goosebumps

Directed by: Rob Letterman

Shooting Gallery

Shooting Gallery

Directed by: Keoni Waxman

The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line

Directed by: Errol Morris

Days to next January 11

If January 11, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan

The Hundred Secret Senses

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The "wisest and most captivating novel" (Boston Globe) from the author of the bestselling The Valley of AmazementSet in San Francisco and in a remote village of Southwestern China, Amy Tan's

The Island Of The Day Before by Umberto Eco

The Island Of The Day Before

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In 1643 a castaway comes upon an abandoned ship anchored off a desert island. As he explores the vessel’s mysterious cargo, he revisits the events of his tempestuous youth-and limns his era’s obsession with science and navigation.

Hide & Seek by James Patterson

Hide & Seek

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Will be shipped from US. Brand new copy.

Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice

Memnoch the Devil

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"STARTLING . . . FIENDISH . . . MEMNOCH'S TALE IS COMPELLING."--New York Daily News"Like Interview with the Vampire, Memnoch has a half-maddened, fever-pitch intensity. .

Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

Chicken Soup for the Soul

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In this book of 101 inspirational stories, contributors share their personal angel experiences of faith, miracles, and answered prayers, which will amaze and inspire you.Celestial, otherworldly, heavenly.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Arena: Maze of Death

Arena: Maze of Death

Platform: Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

Escape Velocity

Escape Velocity

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

Air Attack

Air Attack

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Comad

Down in the Dumps

Down in the Dumps

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Philips Media

Bruce Jenner's World Class Decathlon

Bruce Jenner's World Class Decathlon

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Decathlon

Publisher: Dallas Multimedia

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 11, 1996?

On January 11, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is January 11, 1996?

On January 11, 1996 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 11, 1996?

On January 11, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 11, 1996?

On January 11, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 11, 1996?

On January 11, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on January 11, 1996?

Famous people died on January 11, 1996 include, Eric Hebborn, Hubert Nicholson, Ike Isaacs.

What was the number one song in January 11, 1996?

The number one song in the week of January 11, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Earth Song by Michael Jackson in UK.

What were the top hits on January 11, 1996?

The top hits on January 11, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Exhale (Shoop Shoop) by Whitney Houston, Hey Lover by LL Cool J in US and Earth Song by Michael Jackson, Father And Son by Boyzone, Jesus To A Child by George Michael in UK.


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