Tuesday July 16, 1996

US date format: 7/16/1996, UK date format: 16/7/1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Luke Hemmings and Adele Peer. In that special week of July people in US were listening to How Do U Want It by 2 Pac. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. A Time to Kill, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Pinocchio. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game or Championship Manager 96/97.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Events

  • An outbreak of E. coli food poisoning in Japan reaches 6,000 fatalities, after a group of school children who have eaten contaminated lunches die.
  • Community of Portuguese Language Countries (Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa) constituted.
  • Paris and Rome-bound TWA Flight 800 (Boeing 747) explodes off the coast of Long Island, New York, killing all 230 on board.
  • Joe Klein admits that he is ampquotAnonymousampquot, the author of Primary Colors.
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Movies

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A Time to Kill

A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States of America

Joe's Apartment

Joe's Apartment

Directed by: John Payson

Starring: Jerry O'Connell, Megan Ward, Billy West, Reginald Hudlin

The Frighteners

The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin

Country: United States of America

Fled

Fled

Directed by: Kevin Hooks

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Stephen Baldwin, Will Patton, Robert John Burke

Kazaam

Kazaam

Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser

Starring: Shaquille O'Neal, Francis Capra, Ally Walker, James Acheson

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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

The Daily Show

The Daily Show

Days to next July 16

If July 16, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 2 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams

The Dilbert Principle

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The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.

Gods And Generals by Jeff Shaara

Gods And Generals

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The New York Times bestselling prequel to the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Killer Angels In this brilliantly written epic novel, Jeff Shaara traces the lives, passions, and careers of the

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence

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Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why.

Unlimited Access by Gary Aldrich

Unlimited Access

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Gary Aldrich was an FBI agent closing out his career with a stint at the White House. What should have been a peaceful exit left him shaken.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game

Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game

Platform: Windows

Genre: Graphic Adventure (Point-and-click)

Publisher: Bomico Entertainment Software

Championship Manager 96/97

Championship Manager 96/97

Platform: PC/Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Robotron: 2084

Robotron: 2084

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Williams Electronics

Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1

Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1

Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn Super Nintendo

Genre: Compilation (various)

Publisher: Midway Games

Ares

Ares

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Ambrosia Software


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