Saturday October 12, 1996

US date format: 10/12/1996, UK date format: 12/10/1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 James Graham and Jessica Shannon. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Law Of Love by Laura Esquivel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Resident Evil or BVE TrainSim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
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Movies

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Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Steve Coogan, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Antony Sher

Milk & Money

Milk & Money

Directed by: Michael Bergmann

Starring: Robert Petkoff, Harsh Nayyar, Sarah Winkler, Denise Faye

Dark Breed

Dark Breed

Directed by: Richard Pepin

Starring: Jack Scalia, Cindy Ambuehl, Jonathan Banks, Gregg Brazzel

The Ghost and the Darkness

The Ghost and the Darkness

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Michael Douglas, Val Kilmer, Tom Wilkinson, John Kani

SubUrbia

SubUrbia

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Giovanni Ribisi, Steve Zahn, Jayce Bartok, Amie Carey

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 12, 1996?
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Sport Games on October 12, 1996

Sport Games on October 12, 1996


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Genk - Mouscron : 0 - 0
  • Gent - Lokeren : 1 - 2
  • Germinal - Charleroi : 1 - 0
  • Lierse - Cercle Brugge : 4 - 2
  • Molenbeek - Aalst : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of October 12, 1996

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Duisburg : 2 - 0
  • FC Koln - Bayern Munich : 2 - 4
  • Hamburg - Bielefeld : 2 - 2
  • Hansa Rostock - Stuttgart : 2 - 2
  • Karlsruhe - Leverkusen : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of October 12, 1996

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Unterhaching : 1 - 1
  • Uerdingen - Meppen : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of October 12, 1996

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Betis : 2 - 2
  • Compostela - Barcelona : 1 - 5
  • Espanol - Celta : 0 - 0
  • Sevilla - Valencia : 0 - 2
  • Tenerife - Valladolid : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of October 12, 1996

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dark Skies

Dark Skies

Directed by: Scott Stewart

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

Days to next October 12

If October 12, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 11 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: Marilyn Monroe
  • Time: Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn and Bette Midler, starring in 'The First Wive's Club' from Paramount Pictu
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9555
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.348
  • Wired: Wired - October, 1996

Books

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The Law Of Love by Laura Esquivel

The Law Of Love

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/ESQUIVEL LAURA/ The intensely anticipated new novel from the author of the international bestseller Like Water for Chocolate tells a cosmic love story, a Mexican Midsummer Night's Dream that stretches from

Jack And Jill by James Patterson

Jack And Jill

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A pair of ice-cold killers have been picking off Washington's rich and famous with chilling professional efficiency. As the nation awaits the identity of the next celebrity victim, Alex Cross takes over the high-profile investigation.

The Lost World by Michael Crichton

The Lost World

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From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo comes the sequel to the smash-hit Jurassic Park, a thriller that’s been millions of years in the making.

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 …

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Tactical RPG

Publisher: Nintendo

Aquarium

Aquarium

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Excellent System

Resident Evil

Resident Evil

Platform: Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, GameCube, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 64, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Sega Saturn, Wii, Wii U, Xbo

Genre: Survival horror Third-person shooter

Publisher: Capcom

BVE TrainSim

BVE TrainSim

Platform: Windows 95 Windows 98 Windows ME Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows Vista (With .dll add ons & BVE 5) Windows 7 (With .dll add ons/Windows XP Mode/VMLite XP Mode & BVE 5) Windows 8 (With .dll add ons)

Genre: Train simulator

Eradicator

Eradicator

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

Genre: Shooter (first and third-person)

Publisher: Accolade Inc.


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