Saturday May 11, 1996

US date format: 5/11/1996, UK date format: 11/5/1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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. Famous people born on this day include Gio Volpe . 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 movies released in 1996 while The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hum Dono. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Gene Machine or Fluid (video game).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
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Events

  • Valujet DC-9 crashes in Miami, 109 die
  • Florida Marlins' pitcher Al Leiter no hits Colorado Rockies, 11-0.
  • After the aircraft's departure from Miami, Florida, a fire started by improperly handled oxygen canisters in the cargo hold of Atlanta-bound ValuJet Flight 592 causes the Douglas DC-9 to crash in the Florida Everglades killing all 110 on board.
  • The 1996 Mount Everest disaster: on a single day eight people die during summit attempts on Mount Everest .

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Movies

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Breaking the Waves

Breaking the Waves

Directed by: Lars von Trier

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

Country: United States of America

Kansas City

Kansas City

Directed by: Robert Altman

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

Ridicule

Ridicule

Directed by: Patrice Leconte

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

The Van

The Van

Directed by: Stephen Frears

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

Twister

Twister

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 11, 1996?
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Top #10 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)
  6. - Keep On, Keepin' On (From "Sunset Park")
  7. - Lady
  8. - Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  9. - A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (From "A Thin Line...")
  10. - I Will Survive
Sport Games on May 11, 1996

Sport Games on May 11, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - New York Knicks : 99 - 102
  • San Antonio Spurs - Utah Jazz : 75 - 105
See all Basketball game results of May 11, 1996

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 2
  • FC Koln - Werder Bremen : 1 - 2
  • Freiburg - Leverkusen : 2 - 1
  • Hamburg - Stuttgart : 3 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of May 11, 1996

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Bastia - Nice : 1 - 2
  • Bordeaux - Paris SG : 2 - 2
  • Cannes - Lens : 5 - 2
  • Gueugnon - Rennes : 1 - 0
  • Guingamp - Auxerre : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of May 11, 1996

Ethniki Katigoria

Football (Greece)
  • Edessaikos - Ionikos : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of May 11, 1996

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Buzzkill

Buzzkill

Written by:

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States of America

Days to next May 11

If May 11, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 4 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 11 days.
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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?

The Gene Machine

The Gene Machine

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Fluid (video game)

Fluid (video game)

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Music

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Die Hard Arcade

Die Hard Arcade

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Bot Soccer

Bot Soccer

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Expert Software

16 Tales

16 Tales

Publisher: Lightspan

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 11, 1996 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is May 11, 1996?

On May 11, 1996 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 11, 1996?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 11, 1996?

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

Which famous people are born on May 11, 1996?

On May 11, 1996 several famous people were born including, Gio Volpe.

Which famous people died on May 11, 1996?

Famous people died on May 11, 1996 include, Joan Thirkettle, Malcolm MacEwen, Bruce Boyce.

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

The number one song in the week of May 11, 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 11, 1996?

The top hits on May 11, 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.


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