Wednesday February 14, 1996, Valentine's Day
US date format: 2/14/1996, UK date format: 14/2/1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 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 Lucas Dell .
In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits.
Trainspotting, directed by Danny Boyle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Hide & Seek by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Marisol.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bot Soccer or Fantasy General.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 14, 1996?
- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
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- Violent clashes erupt between Filipino soldiers and Vietnamese boat people, as the Philippines government attempts to forcibly repatriate hundreds of Vietnamese asylum seekers.
- In south-west Wales, the oil tanker ''Sea Empress'' runs aground, spilling 73,000 tonnes of crude oil, killing many birds.
- The U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece comes under mortar fire.
- A Long March 3 rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China crashes into a rural village after liftoff, killing as many as 50.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 14, 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
Sport Games on February 14, 1996
- Atlanta Hawks - Los Angeles Lakers : 86 - 87
- Boston Celtics - Golden State Warriors : 103 - 106
- Detroit Pistons - Philadelphia 76ers : 102 - 83
- Indiana Pacers - New Jersey Nets : 87 - 88
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Seattle SuperSonics : 93 - 130
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- FC Koln - Dusseldorf : 0 - 0
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 14, 1996?
On February 14, 1996 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is February 14, 1996?
On February 14, 1996 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on February 14, 1996?
On February 14, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 14, 1996?
On February 14, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 14, 1996?
On February 14, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 14, 1996?
On February 14, 1996 several famous people were born including, Lucas Dell.
Which famous people died on February 14, 1996?
Famous people died on February 14, 1996 include, Caroline Blackwood, Ivan William Hannaford, Eva Hart.
What was the number one song in February 14, 1996?
The number one song in the week of February 14, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Spaceman by Babylon Zoo in UK.
What were the top hits on February 14, 1996?
The top hits on February 14, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Missing by Everything But The Girl, Exhale (Shoop Shoop) by Whitney Houston in US and Spaceman by Babylon Zoo, Anything by 3T, Slight Return by The Bluetones in UK.