Saturday September 14, 1996: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 9/14/1996, UK date format: 14/9/1996

September 14th, 1996 was the 258th day of the year 1996 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Virgo. The day of the week was Saturday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Álvaro Mel and Hoshi.

The number one song in US was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Ready Or Not by Fugees was #1 song in the UK.

Clueless, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1996 while The Tenth Insight by James Redfield was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Dark Skies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! or Complete Onside Soccer.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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September 14, 1996 Events

What happened on September 14, 1996?

Historical Events

  • New York Met Todd Huntley sets record of 41 HRs by a catcher
  • Tara Dawn Holland (Kansas), 23, crowned 70th Miss America 1997

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What happened on September 14 in history? Find out the list of September 14th major events

What was 1996 famous for? Discover everything about 1996


September 14, 1996 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on September 14, 1996?

Other September 14th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If September 14, 1996 is your birthday you are 27 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on September 14.

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September 14, 1996 Famous Deaths

Who died on September 14, 1996?

Other September 14th famous deaths

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September 14, 1996 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Virgo personality

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Babies born in September are either Virgo or Libra. People born before September 22nd are Virgo, while people born from September 23rd have the sign of Libra

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Chinese Zodiac

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Sign: Rat

Element: Fire

Rat personality

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September 14, 1996 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was September 14, 1996?

The day of the week was Saturday.

September 14th marks the 257th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1996.

There are 108 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


September 14, 1996 Holidays and Observances

What is special on September 14, 1996?


  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
  2. - I Love You Always Forever
  3. - Twisted
  4. - Loungin'
  5. - Change The World

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Ready Or Not
  2. - Wannabe
  3. - Flava
  4. - I've Got A Little Puppy
  5. - Virtual Insanity

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Hit Me Off
  2. - Twisted
  3. - Only You
  4. - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
  5. - You're Makin' Me High/Let It Flow

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Que Pena Me Das
  2. - No Llores Por Mi
  3. - Dame
  4. - No Puedo Arrancarte De Mi
  5. - Mejores Que Ella

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 1996

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

Country: United States of America

Everyone Says I Love You

Everyone Says I Love You

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Goldie Hawn, Julia Roberts, Edward Norton

Carla's Song

Carla's Song

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Ken Loach

Starring: Robert Carlyle, Oyanka Cabezas, Scott Glenn, Salvador Espinoza

The Boys Club

The Boys Club

Release year: 1996

Directed by: John Fawcett

Starring: Chris Penn, Dominic Zamprogna, Stuart Stone, Devon Sawa

The First Wives Club

The First Wives Club

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Maggie Smith

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Dark Skies

Dark Skies

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Scott Stewart

Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Clark Davis

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Andrew Davis

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Steve Barron

Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Release year: 1996

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1996?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Tenth Insight by James Redfield

The Tenth Insight


240pages. in8. BrochA(c).

Gods And Generals by Jeff Shaara

Gods And Generals


The New York Times bestseller prequel to Pulitzer Prize-winning Classic The Killer Angels. In this epic novel by Jeff Shaara, Jeff Shaara explores the lives, passions and careers of these remarkable characters.

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence


We all know that IQ alone is not a guarantee of success, happiness or virtue. However, until Emotional Intelligence was developed, we couldn't be certain why.

The Choice by Bob Woodward

The Choice


Bob Woodward's classic tale of power and the search for it is The Choice. It focuses on the 1996 presidential election as a study in money, public opinion, attack advertising, handlers and consultants.

Unlimited Access by Gary Aldrich

Unlimited Access


Gary Aldrich, an FBI agent, was closing his career with a stint in the White House. He was shaken by what should have been a peaceful end.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!

Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!

Platform: SNES Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

Complete Onside Soccer

Complete Onside Soccer

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows MS-DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Telstar Electronic Studios

Spider-Man Web of Fire

Spider-Man Web of Fire

Platform: Sega 32X

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

Blazing Dragons

Blazing Dragons

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Crystal Dynamics

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: NA Crystal Dynamics; EU Crystal Dynamics; JP BMG Interactive; NA Activision (PC); NA SCEA (PSN); PAL Square Enix (PSN)


September 14, 1996 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on September 14, 1996

Sport Games on September 14, 1996

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Lokeren : 2 - 6
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Leverkusen : 0 - 1
  • Dortmund - Stuttgart : 1 - 1
  • FC Koln - M'gladbach : 4 - 0
  • Karlsruhe - Duisburg : 1 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - Freiburg : 4 - 0
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Leipzig - Gutersloh : 3 - 1
  • Stuttgarter K - Mannheim : 2 - 1
  • Uerdingen - Lubeck : 5 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Zaragoza - Valencia : 1 - 1
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