Saturday December 14, 1996

US date format: 12/14/1996, UK date format: 14/12/1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 14, 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 Michael Murphy and Aleisha McDonald. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Soul'S Code by James Hillman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Sight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Arena Nitoshinden or Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross

Events

  • 12th Soap Opera Digest Awards
  • 62nd Heisman Trophy Award: Danny Wuerffel, Florida (quarterback).
  • The Antarctic saga of British explorer, Sir Ranulph Fines, ends after 25 days of his 100 day race across the polar ice cap when he is airlifted from the continent.
  • A disgruntled employee who entered a Parisian office building, captured 35 hostages and held police at bay for 4 hours, surrenders after releasing his prisoners and firing shots from the windows.
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Movies

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Scream

Scream

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich

Country: United States of America

Marvin's Room

Marvin's Room

Directed by: Jerry Zaks

Starring: Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro

Ghosts of Mississippi

Ghosts of Mississippi

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Alec Baldwin, James Woods, Whoopi Goldberg, Virginia Madsen

One Fine Day

One Fine Day

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, George Clooney, Mae Whitman, Alex D. Linz

My Fellow Americans

My Fellow Americans

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Aykroyd, John Heard

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 14, 1996?
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Top #4 songs in the UK

  1. - Breathe
  2. - One And One
  3. - Knockin' On Heaven's Door / Throw These Guns Away
  4. - A Different Beat

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Nobody
  2. - Pony
  3. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  4. - No Diggity
  5. - Don't Let Go (Love)
  6. - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  7. - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
  8. - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
  9. - Falling
  10. - This Is For The Lover In You

Top #1 Latin songs

  1. - Trapecista
Sport Games on December 14, 1996

Sport Games on December 14, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Chicago Bulls : 82 - 87
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 101 - 93
  • Dallas Mavericks - San Antonio Spurs : 105 - 106
  • Denver Nuggets - New York Knicks : 82 - 89
  • Houston Rockets - Seattle SuperSonics : 109 - 100
See all Basketball game results of December 14, 1996

NFL

American Football
  • Philadelphia Eagles - New York Jets : 21 - 20
  • San Diego Chargers - Chicago Bears : 14 - 27
See all American Football game results of December 14, 1996

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Oldenburg - Mannheim : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of December 14, 1996

La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Osasuna - Badajoz : 0 - 1
  • Real Madrid B - Almeria : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of December 14, 1996

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

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

Nightmare: The Birth of Victorian Horror

Nightmare: The Birth of Victorian Horror

Days to next December 14

If December 14, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 9 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Soul'S Code by James Hillman

The Soul'S Code

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Plato and the Greeks called it "daimon," the Romans "genius," the Christians "guardian angel." Today we use the terms heart, spirit, and soul.

The Laws of Our Fathers by Scott Turow

The Laws of Our Fathers

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In Kindle County, a woman is killed in an apparent random drive-by shooting. The woman turns out to be the ex-wife of a prominent state senator and an old acquaintance of Judge Sonia Klonsky, on whose desk the case lands.

Everyone Is Entitled To My Opinion by David Brinkley

Everyone Is Entitled To My Opinion

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Make it easy on yourself - read David Brinkley in Large Print!* All Random House Large Print Editions are published in a 16-point typefaceNo matter how seriously we take our politics,

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

Song of Solomon

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Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly.

My Sergei: A Love Story by Ekaterina Gordeeva with E.M. Swift

My Sergei: A Love Story

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The Olympic gold medalist offers a poignant, loving account of her life with her long-time partner and beloved husband, Sergei Grinkov, from their first introduction and successive world pairs skating championships, to their storybook romance and marriage, to the fatal …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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.

Battle Arena Nitoshinden

Battle Arena Nitoshinden

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Takara

FIST

FIST

Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Imagineer

Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Bandai

The Adventures of Lomax

The Adventures of Lomax

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: 2D platformer

Publisher: Psygnosis

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 14, 1996?

On December 14, 1996 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is December 14, 1996?

On December 14, 1996 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 14, 1996?

On December 14, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 14, 1996?

On December 14, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 14, 1996?

On December 14, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 14, 1996?

On December 14, 1996 several famous people were born including, Michael Murphy, Aleisha McDonald, Barbie Ferreira.

Which famous people died on December 14, 1996?

Famous people died on December 14, 1996 include, Gaston Miron, Alan Hargreaves, Norman Hackforth.

What was the number one song in December 14, 1996?

The number one song in the week of December 14, 1996 was Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton in US and Breathe by The Prodigy in UK.

What were the top hits on December 14, 1996?

The top hits on December 14, 1996 were Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton, No Diggity by BLACKstreet, Nobody by Keith Sweat in US and Breathe by The Prodigy, One And One by Robert Miles featuring Maria Nayler in UK.


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