Friday November 15, 1996

US date format: 11/15/1996, UK date format: 15/11/1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 15, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Cierra Healey . In that special week of November people in US were listening to No Diggity by BLACKstreet. In UK Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Star Trek: First Contact, directed by Jonathan Frakes, 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 Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala or Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Star Trek: First Contact

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton

Country: United States of America

The Legend of Galgameth

Directed by: Sean McNamara

Starring: Devin Oatway, Sean McNamara, Stephen Macht, Lou Wagner

101 Dalmatians

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright

Country: United States of America

Far Harbor

Directed by: John Huddles

Starring: Edward Atterton, Jennifer Connelly, Dan Futterman, Marcia Gay Harden

Carnosaur 3: Primal Species

Directed by: Jonathan Winfrey

Starring: Scott Valentine, Janet Gunn, Rick Dean, Anthony Peck


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 15, 1996?


  • Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
  • USA - America Recycles Day
  • Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
  • Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
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  • Into the Whirlwind opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 2 performances

    Famous Deaths

  • Alger Hiss: American government official and alleged...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 15, 1996?

    Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. Say You'll Be There - The Spice Girls
  2. What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted - Robson & Jerome
  3. East 17 featuring Gabrielle - If You Ever
  4. Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
  5. The Prodigy - Breathe

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Ginuwine - Pony
  2. No Diggity - BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre)
  3. Nobody - Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage
  4. Mint Condition - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  5. Tell Me (From "Eddie") - Dru Hill
  6. This Is For The Lover In You - Babyface Featuring LL Cool J, Howard Hewett, Jody Watley & Jeffrey Daniels
  7. Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
  8. You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You - New Edition
  9. Last Night (From "The Nutty Professor") - Az Yet
  10. Missing You (From "Set It Off") - Brandy, Tamia, Gladys Knight & Chaka Khan
Sport Games on November 15, 1996

Sport Games on November 15, 1996


    American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Charlotte Hornets : 110 - 87
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Philadelphia 76ers : 105 - 89
  • Denver Nuggets - Boston Celtics : 82 - 80
  • Indiana Pacers - San Antonio Spurs : 93 - 78
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Los Angeles Lakers : 100 - 107
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TV Series

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

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dark Skies

Directed by: Scott Stewart

Te sigo amando

Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: The Dawn Of Life
  • Time: On The Money Trail. Digital photomontage. White House from Woodfin Camp. Inset: Photograph by Doug C
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11181
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.353
  • Wired: Wired - November, 1996


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

The Soul's Code

By: James Hillman

“[An] acute and powerful vision . . . offers a renaissance of humane values.”—Thomas Moore, author of Care of the Soul and The Re-Enchantment of Everyday Life Plato called it “daimon,” the Romans “genius,” the Christians “guardian angel”; today we …

My Gal Sunday

By: Mary Higgins Clark

A dashing ex-president and his young congresswoman bride become an irresistible sleuthing duo in four acclaimed stories from the Queen of Suspense.Henry

The Regulators

By: Richard Bachman

On a perfect summer afternoon in Wentworth, Ohio, many of the citizens who live on Poplar Street are killed mysteriously, and at the center of the mystery is a

The Tailor Of Panama

By: John le Carré

Le Carré's Panama—the young country of 2.5 million souls which, on December 31, 1999, will gain full control of the Panama Canal—is a Casablanca without heroes, a hotbed of drugs, laundered

The Laws of Our Fathers

By: Scott Turow

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.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dark Savior

Platform: Saturn

Genre: Platformer Puzzle Adventure Fighting

Publisher: Sega

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Steam Android iOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation, Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Chill Manor

Platform: DOS

Genre: Educational game, First Person Shooter

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Interactive

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