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 birth chart on February 14, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). 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 Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara or Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1996 or at February 14 across the years.

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Movies

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Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Country: United States of America

Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ned Dowd, Shea Fowler

Country: United States of America

Before and After

Before and After

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Starring: Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong, Julia Weldon

Vite strozzate

Vite strozzate

Directed by: Ricky Tognazzi

Starring: Vincent Lindon, Sabrina Ferilli, Luca Zingaretti, Ricky Memphis

Carnal Knowledge

Carnal Knowledge

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Candice Bergen, Ann-Margret, Art Garfunkel

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 14, 1996?


Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • Violent clashes erupt between Filipino soldiers and Vietnamese boat people, as the Philippines government attempts to forcibly repatriate hundreds of Vietnamese asylum seekers.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

vinyl songs

Music charts

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Sport Games on February 14, 1996

Sport Games on February 14, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • 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
See all Basketball game results of February 14, 1996

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Dusseldorf : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of February 14, 1996

TV Series

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Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

Starring: Mark Thomas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

VH1 Storytellers

VH1 Storytellers

Silent Witness

Silent Witness

The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper

The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Hide & Seek by James Patterson

Hide & Seek

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Will be shipped from US. Brand new copy.

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.

In The Beauty Of The Lilies by John Updike

In The Beauty Of The Lilies

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In the Beauty of the Lilies begins in 1910 and traces God’s relation to four generations of American seekers, beginning with Clarence Wilmot, a clergyman in Paterson, New Jersey.

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.

The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans

The Horse Whisperer

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bang Bang Ball

Bang Bang Ball

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Kunihiko Tashiro and Good House

Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara

Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up, action role-playing video game

Publisher: Capcom

The Chaos Engine 2

The Chaos Engine 2

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Renegade Software (UK), Time Warner Interactive (US)

Fantasy General

Fantasy General

Platform: DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. Mindscape GOG Ltd

Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age

Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: 4X

Publisher: Interactive Magic


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