Friday February 16, 1996

US date format: 2/16/1996, UK date format: 16/2/1996

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on February 16, 1996, here's what our experts found out: it was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 16, 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 Nana Komatsu and Alex Aiono. 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 movie released in 1996 while Hide & Seek by James Patterson was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DeathDrome or Formula 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
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Events

  • 1996 Maryland train collision: A Chicago-bound Amtrak train, the Capitol Limited, collides with a MARC commuter train bound for Washington, D.C., killing 11 people.

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Movies

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Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Danny Boyle

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

Country: United States of America

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Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Wes Anderson

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

Country: United States of America

Before and After

Before and After

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

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

Vite strozzate

Vite strozzate

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Ricky Tognazzi

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

Carnal Knowledge

Carnal Knowledge

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Mike Nichols

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

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 16, 1996?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  2. - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  3. - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
  4. - Soon As I Get Home
  5. - One Sweet Day
Sport Games on February 16, 1996

Sport Games on February 16, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Vancouver Grizzlies : 110 - 100
  • Boston Celtics - Sacramento Kings : 130 - 102
  • Chicago Bulls - Minnesota Timberwolves : 103 - 100
  • Dallas Mavericks - Los Angeles Lakers : 114 - 119
  • Denver Nuggets - Charlotte Hornets : 100 - 107
See all Basketball game results of February 16, 1996

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Uerdingen : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of February 16, 1996

Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Boavista - Porto : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of February 16, 1996

Futbol Ligi 1

Football (Turkey)
  • Istanbulspor - Bursaspor : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of February 16, 1996

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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?

DeathDrome

DeathDrome

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Viacom New Media

Formula 1

Formula 1

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

Escape Velocity

Escape Velocity

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

Age of Sail

Age of Sail

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: TalonSoft

Arcade Classics

Arcade Classics

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 16, 1996?

On February 16, 1996 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is February 16, 1996?

On February 16, 1996 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 16, 1996?

On February 16, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 16, 1996?

On February 16, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 16, 1996?

On February 16, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 16, 1996?

On February 16, 1996 several famous people were born including, Nana Komatsu, Alex Aiono, Donte Macc.

Which famous people died on February 16, 1996?

Famous people died on February 16, 1996 include, Brownie McGhee, Edmund G ''Pat'' Brown, Susan Bosence.

What was the number one song in February 16, 1996?

The number one song in the week of February 16, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Spaceman by Babylon Zoo in UK.

What were the top hits on February 16, 1996?

The top hits on February 16, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Missing by Everything But The Girl, Exhale (Shoop Shoop) by Whitney Houston in US and Spaceman by Babylon Zoo, Anything by 3T, Slight Return by The Bluetones in UK.