Friday April 12, 1996

US date format: 4/12/1996, UK date format: 12/4/1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 12, 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 Elizaveta Kulichkova . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie, directed by Jim Mallon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Mcnally'S Puzzle by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Recovery. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dinosaur Safari or Chess Mates.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
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Events

  • Jessica Dubroff, aged 7, is killed in a crash near Cheyenne, Wyoming, while attempting to set a record as the youngest person to pilot an airplane across the United States.

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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

Directed by: Jim Mallon

Starring: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Hamsun

Hamsun

Directed by: Jan Troell

Starring: Max von Sydow, Ghita Nørby, Anette Hoff, Gard B. Eidsvold

Mrs. Winterbourne

Mrs. Winterbourne

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Ricki Lake, Brendan Fraser, Miguel Sandoval

The Quest

The Quest

Directed by: Jean-Claude Van Damme

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Roger Moore, James Remar, Janet Gunn

Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy

Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy

Directed by: Kelly Makin

Starring: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

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Music charts

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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  2. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  3. - Always Be My Babyyoutube
  4. - Lady
  5. - I Will Survive
  6. - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
  7. - Doin It
  8. - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  9. - Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  10. - A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (From "A Thin Line...")
Sport Games on April 12, 1996

Sport Games on April 12, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Golden State Warriors - Los Angeles Lakers : 81 - 94
  • Indiana Pacers - Orlando Magic : 111 - 101
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Atlanta Hawks : 97 - 104
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Washington Bullets : 106 - 116
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Chicago Bulls : 82 - 112
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Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Standard : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Hansa Rostock : 1 - 3
  • Munich 1860 - Uerdingen : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Hertha : 2 - 2
  • Chemnitz - Wolfsburg : 0 - 4
  • Mainz - F Koln : 2 - 0
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TV Series

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Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

Long Vacation

Long Vacation

Smap×Smap

Smap×Smap

Days to next April 12

If April 12, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 5 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Mcnally'S Puzzle by Lawrence Sanders

Mcnally'S Puzzle

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Palm Beach private detective Archy McNally is hired by the wealthy owner of a bird store to investigate threats against his life, but the case soon becomes complicated by

Enter Whining by Fran Drescher

Enter Whining

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The personal story of Fran Drescher, the New York-accented star of The Nanny, includes humorous childhood family stories, early career experiences, and anecdotes about her daily life in Hollywood.

Egg Monsters From Mars by R.L. Stine

Egg Monsters From Mars

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Disgusted by his bratty kid sister's demand for an egg hunt as part of a birthday celebration, Dana Johnson is amazed when he finds a football-sized, purple-veined egg that hatches a terrifying surprise.

Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose

Undaunted Courage

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From the bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one

In Contempt by Christopher Darden with Jess Walter

In Contempt

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Offers a personal perspective on the O.J. Simpson trial and shares the author's observations on legal strategy, racial issues, and the principal lawyers, officials, and witnesses involved in the case

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dark Savior

Dark Savior

Platform: Saturn

Genre: Platformer Puzzle Adventure Fighting

Publisher: Sega

Dinosaur Safari

Dinosaur Safari

Platform: Mac Microsoft Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Mindscape

Furcadia

Furcadia

Platform: Windows, Mac 10.4 or later, iOS 3.0 or later

Genre: Massively multiplayer online game

Publisher: Dragon's Eye Productions, Inc.

Chess Mates

Chess Mates

Platform: PC, IMac

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Brainstorm

16 Tales

16 Tales

Publisher: Lightspan


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