Wednesday March 13, 1996

US date format: 3/13/1996, UK date format: 13/3/1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 13, 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 Cambria Joy . In that special week of March people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits. The Dress, directed by Alex van Warmerdam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Guilty As Sin by Tami Hoag was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Abuse or Descent II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Thomas Hamilton kills 16 kindergardeners, their teacher and himself
  • Sri Lanka beats India in World Cup semi-final as riots stop play.
  • Dunblane massacre: in Dunblane, Scotland, 16 Primary School children and 1 teacher are shot dead by a spree killer, Thomas Watt Hamilton who then committed suicide.
  • Dunblane massacre: Unemployed former shopkeeper Thomas Hamilton walks into the Dunblane Primary School in Scotland and opens fire, killing sixteen infant school pupils and one teacher before committing suicide.

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Movies

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The Dress

The Dress

Directed by: Alex van Warmerdam

Starring: Henri Garcin, Ingeborg Elzevier, Khaldoun Elmecky, Margo Dames

The Sentinel

The Sentinel

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

The Wolves

The Wolves

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Darren Dalton, Raimund Harmstorf, Ben Cardinal, John Furey

Prisoner of the Mountains

Prisoner of the Mountains

Directed by: Sergei Bodrov

Starring: Oleg Menshikov, Sergey Bodrov, Susanna Mekhraliyeva, Jemal Sikharulidze

Executive Decision

Executive Decision

Directed by: Stuart Baird

Starring: Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, John Leguizamo

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 13, 1996?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  2. - Lady
  3. - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  4. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  5. - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  6. - No One Else
  7. - I Will Survive
  8. - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
  9. - Can't Hang/Do You Want To
  10. - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
Sport Games on March 13, 1996

Sport Games on March 13, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Sacramento Kings : 95 - 104
  • New York Knicks - Minnesota Timberwolves : 106 - 82
  • Orlando Magic - Seattle SuperSonics : 99 - 100
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Boston Celtics : 100 - 110
  • Phoenix Suns - Detroit Pistons : 115 - 118
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Leicester - Ipswich : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of March 13, 1996

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Blackburn - Leeds : 1 - 0
  • Liverpool - Wimbledon : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of March 13, 1996

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • For Sittard - Ajax : 1 - 2
  • Go Ahead Eagles - Graafschap : 4 - 0
  • Willem II - NAC Breda : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of March 13, 1996

TV Series

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The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

This Life

This Life

Written by:

Starring: Jack Davenport, Amita Dhiri, Andrew Lincoln, Daniela Nardini

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo

The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo

And the Beat Goes On

And the Beat Goes On

Days to next March 13

If March 13, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 6 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Guilty As Sin by Tami Hoag

Guilty As Sin

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A cold-blooded kidnapper has been playing a twisted game with a terrified Minnesota town. Now a respected member of the community stands accused of a horrific act of evil.

Time Present, Time Past by Bill Bradley

Time Present, Time Past

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During his terms in the U.S. Senate, Bill Bradley won a national reputation for thoughtfulness, decency, and a willingness to take controversial positions on issues ranging from tax reform to the

The Web by Jonathan Kellerman

The Web

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Psychologist-detective Dr. Alex Delaware finds terror in the heart of paradise in this relentlessly sinister novel by America's premier writer of psychological suspense, the author of ten successive New York Times

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 …

Primary Colors by Anonymous

Primary Colors

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A brilliant and penetrating look behind the scenes of modern American politics, Primary Colors is a funny, wise, and dramatic story with characters and events that resemble some familiar, real-life figures.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Abuse

Abuse

Platform: DOS, Mac OS, Acorn Archimedes, AmigaOS, AmigaOS 4, iOS, Linux

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: NA Electronic Arts; EU Origin Systems

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.

Radical Dreamers

Radical Dreamers

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Square

Dark Sun Online: Crimson Sands

Dark Sun Online: Crimson Sands

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. Total Entertainment Network

Descent II

Descent II

Platform: PC (MS-DOS), Mac OS, Acorn Archimedes, AmigaOS4, PlayStation

Genre: First-person shooter, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Interplay Productions Mac Play (Mac OS)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 13, 1996?

On March 13, 1996 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is March 13, 1996?

On March 13, 1996 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 13, 1996?

On March 13, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 13, 1996?

On March 13, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 13, 1996?

On March 13, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 13, 1996?

On March 13, 1996 several famous people were born including, Cambria Joy.

Which famous people died on March 13, 1996?

Famous people died on March 13, 1996 include, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Brian Hulls, Lucio Fulci.

What was the number one song in March 13, 1996?

The number one song in the week of March 13, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Children by Robert Miles in UK.

What were the top hits on March 13, 1996?

The top hits on March 13, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Sittin' Up In My Room by Brandy, Not Gon' Cry by Mary J. Blige in US and Children by Robert Miles, How Deep Is Your Love by Take That, Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis in UK.


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