Tuesday October 15, 1996

US date format: 10/15/1996, UK date format: 15/10/1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 15, 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 Zelo . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. Maachis, directed by Gulzar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Unlimited Access by Gary Aldrich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcade Classics or A-10 Cuba!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire

Events

  • Several large strikes begin in various industries across Belgium in protest to the dismissal of the magistrate Jean-Marc Connerotte by the Supreme Court.

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Movies

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Maachis

Maachis

Directed by: Gulzar

Starring: Om Puri, Tabu, Chandrachur Singh, Kanwaljit Singh

The Associate

The Associate

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Eli Wallach, Tim Daly

Thinner

Thinner

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Robert John Burke, Joe Mantegna, Lucinda Jenney, Bethany Joy Lenz

Country: United States of America

High School High

High School High

Directed by: Hart Bochner

Starring: Jon Lovitz, Tia Carrere, Louise Fletcher, Mekhi Phifer

The Last Days of Frankie the Fly

The Last Days of Frankie the Fly

Directed by: Peter Markle

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen, Kiefer Sutherland

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 15, 1996

Sport Games on October 15, 1996


Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie - St Mirren : 2 - 2
  • Barnsley - Oxford : 0 - 0
  • Birmingham - Ipswich : 1 - 0
  • Bolton - Tranmere : 1 - 0
  • Portsmouth - Wolves : 0 - 2
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackpool - Wrexham : 3 - 3
  • Bournemouth - Plymouth : 1 - 0
  • Bristol City - Wycombe : 3 - 0
  • Crewe - York : 0 - 1
  • Notts County - Chesterfield : 0 - 0
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Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Hereford : 0 - 1
  • Cardiff - Darlington : 2 - 0
  • Colchester - Barnet : 1 - 0
  • Exeter - Carlisle : 2 - 1
  • Fulham - Cambridge : 3 - 0
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TV Series

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Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

Days to next October 15

If October 15, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 11 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Slouching Towards Gomorrah by Robert H. Bork

Slouching Towards Gomorrah

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In this New York Times bestselling book, Robert H. Bork, our country's most distinguished conservative scholar, offers a prophetic and unprecedented view of a culture in decline, a nation in such

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

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THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

My Many Colored Days by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher

My Many Colored Days

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Dr. Seuss's youngest concept book is now available in a sturdy board book for his youngest fans! All of the stunning illustrations and imaginative type designs of Steve Johnson and Lou

The Last Don by Mario Puzo

The Last Don

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A masterful saga of the last great American Mafia family and its powerful reach into Hollywood and Las Vegas, from the author of The Godfather The Last Don is Domenico Clericuzio, a wise and ruthless old man who is determined …

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Avalon Hill's Advanced Civilization

Avalon Hill's Advanced Civilization

Platform: DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Avalon Hill

Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard

Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter Role-playing shooter

Publisher: Squaresoft

Arcade Classics

Arcade Classics

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Sega

FIST

FIST

Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Imagineer

A-10 Cuba!

A-10 Cuba!

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Activision


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