Thursday September 12, 1996

US date format: 9/12/1996, UK date format: 12/9/1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Colin Ford and Tegan Lane. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Ready Or Not by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Clueless, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Between Hope And History by Bill Clinton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dark Skies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Contra: Legacy of War or Dragon Force.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
  • Cape Verde - National Day
  • Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
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Events

  • Ricardo López sends a package, containing an acid bomb, to Icelandic singer Björk with the intention to kill or disfigure her, and then commits suicide. The package is intercepted by the Scotland Yard four days later, before doing any harm.

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Movies

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Clueless

Clueless

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

Country: United States of America

Everyone Says I Love You

Everyone Says I Love You

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Goldie Hawn, Julia Roberts, Edward Norton

Carla's Song

Carla's Song

Directed by: Ken Loach

Starring: Robert Carlyle, Oyanka Cabezas, Scott Glenn, Salvador Espinoza

The Boys Club

The Boys Club

Directed by: John Fawcett

Starring: Chris Penn, Dominic Zamprogna, Stuart Stone, Devon Sawa

The First Wives Club

The First Wives Club

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Maggie Smith

TV Series

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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

Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Days to next September 12

If September 12, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Between Hope And History by Bill Clinton

Between Hope And History

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Publication Date: 1996 Between Hope and History is the President's articulation of his political philosophy - a philosophy that underpins all his policies and programs as America enters the twenty-first century.

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.

Out Of Sight by Elmore Leonard

Out Of Sight

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Before there was Raylan, there was Sisco... U.S. Marshal Karen Sisco is on the hunt for world-class gentleman felon Jack Foley in Out of Sight, New York Times bestselling author Elmore

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

Executive Orders by Tom Clanc

Executive Orders

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Jack Ryan reluctantly occupies the Oval Office. (P, Berkley)

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Contra: Legacy of War

Contra: Legacy of War

Platform: PlayStation Saturn

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami of America

Afterlife

Afterlife

Platform: Windows, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: God game

Publisher: LucasArts

Extreme Pinball

Extreme Pinball

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Destruction Derby 2

Destruction Derby 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

Dragon Force

Dragon Force

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: NA Working Designs

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 12, 1996?

On September 12, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is September 12, 1996?

On September 12, 1996 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 12, 1996?

On September 12, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 12, 1996?

On September 12, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 12, 1996?

On September 12, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 12, 1996?

On September 12, 1996 several famous people were born including, Colin Ford, Tegan Lane, Nick Hall.

Which famous people died on September 12, 1996?

Famous people died on September 12, 1996 include, George Patrick Reid, James Gulliver, Geoffrey Bryan Bentley.

What was the number one song in September 12, 1996?

The number one song in the week of September 12, 1996 was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio in US and Ready Or Not by Fugees in UK.

What were the top hits on September 12, 1996?

The top hits on September 12, 1996 were Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio, I Love You Always Forever by Donna Lewis, Twisted by Keith Sweat in US and Ready Or Not by Fugees, Wannabe by The Spice Girls, Flava by Peter Andre in UK.


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