Sunday October 13, 1996

US date format: 10/13/1996, UK date format: 13/10/1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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. 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 X-Men vs. Street Fighter or Fragile Allegiance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Big, closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 193 performances
  • Annika Sorenstam wins Betsy King LPGA Golf Classic
  • New York Jet Nick Lowrey breaks Jan Stenerud NFL field goal record at 374
  • Yanks (3) and Orioles (3) combine to tie play off record of 6 HRs

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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

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Sport Games on October 13, 1996

Sport Games on October 13, 1996


NFL

American Football
  • Arizona Cardinals - Dallas Cowboys : 3 - 17
  • Baltimore Ravens - Indianapolis Colts : 21 - 26
  • Chicago Bears - New Orleans Saints : 24 - 27
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 10 - 20
  • Detroit Lions - Oakland Raiders : 21 - 37
See all American Football game results of October 13, 1996

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bologna - Sampdoria : 2 - 1
  • Cagliari - Parma : 0 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Lazio : 0 - 0
  • Inter - Piacenza : 2 - 0
  • Napoli - Udinese : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of October 13, 1996

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Mechelen : 2 - 0
  • Harelbeke - Antwerp : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of October 13, 1996

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Bochum : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of October 13, 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 13

If October 13, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 11 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 19 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?

X-Men vs. Street Fighter

X-Men vs. Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

Bass Masters Classic: Pro Edition

Bass Masters Classic: Pro Edition

Platform: Super NES[1] Sega Genesis

Genre: Fishing

Publisher: Black Pearl[1] Malibu (Bass Masters Classic, SNES) Altron (Bass Masters Classic, SFC)

Amok

Amok

Platform: Saturn, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: NA Scavenger; JP Koei; EU Scavenger; BR Tec Toy

Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean

Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: RPG

Publisher: JP Sunsoft; NA Working Designs

Fragile Allegiance

Fragile Allegiance

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Me

Genre: 4X, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive Interplay


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