Saturday September 14, 1996

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

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Álvaro Mel . In that special week of September people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Ready Or Not by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Clueless, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Between Hope And History by Bill Clinton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dark Skies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Ball Z: The Legend or Fable.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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.

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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Movies

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Clueless

Clueless

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

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

Carla's Song

Carla's Song

Directed by: Ken Loach

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

The Boys Club

The Boys Club

Directed by: John Fawcett

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

The First Wives Club

The First Wives Club

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

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

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
See all Football game results of September 14, 1996

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Leipzig - Gutersloh : 3 - 1
  • Stuttgarter K - Mannheim : 2 - 1
  • Uerdingen - Lubeck : 5 - 0
See all Football game results of September 14, 1996

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Zaragoza - Valencia : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of September 14, 1996

TV Series

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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

Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Days to next September 14

If September 14, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Between Hope And History by Bill Clinton

Between Hope And History

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Publication Date: 1996 Between Hope and History is the President's articulation of his political philosophy - a philosophy that underpins all his policies and programs as America enters the twenty-first century.

Exclusive by Sandra Brown

Exclusive

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Barrie Travis is a damn good reporter stuck at a low-budget television station when the First Lady calls her―and offers her the opportunity of a lifetime.

Out Of Sight by Elmore Leonard

Out Of Sight

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Before there was Raylan, there was Sisco... U.S. Marshal Karen Sisco is on the hunt for world-class gentleman felon Jack Foley in Out of Sight, New York Times bestselling author Elmore

Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose

Undaunted Courage

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From the bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one

Executive Orders by Tom Clanc

Executive Orders

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Jack Ryan reluctantly occupies the Oval Office. (P, Berkley)

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Sony Computer Entertainment (PSN)

Dragon Ball Z: The Legend

Dragon Ball Z: The Legend

Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara

Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara

Platform: Arcade

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

Publisher: Capcom

Fable

Fable

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: NA Sir-Tech; EU Telstar Electronic Studios

Disney's Pinocchio

Disney's Pinocchio

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Puzzle, Adventure

Publisher: NA / EU Nintendo; JP Capcom; EU Sega; NA THQ; EU Nintendo; NA Black Pearl Software


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