Thursday April 18, 1996

US date format: 4/18/1996, UK date format: 18/4/1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 18, 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 Ski Mask The Slump God and Christian Collins. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. The Craft, directed by Andrew Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tattoon Master. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chill Manor or Enemy Zero.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Werner (d. 1287)
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
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Events

  • Funny Thing Happened, opens at St. James Theater NYC for 715 performances
  • In Lebanon, at least 106 civilians are killed when the Israel Defense Forces shell the UN compound at Quana where more than 800 civilians had taken refuge.
  • In reaction to the Qana Massacre, an Islamist group in Egypt open fire on a hotel, killing eighteen Greek tourists and injuring seventeen others.

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Movies

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The Craft

The Craft

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Rachel True

Country: United States of America

The Truth About Cats & Dogs

The Truth About Cats & Dogs

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Uma Thurman, Janeane Garofalo, Ben Chaplin, Jamie Foxx

Mulholland Falls

Mulholland Falls

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

Starring: Nick Nolte, Melanie Griffith, Jennifer Connelly, Chazz Palminteri

Sunset Park

Sunset Park

Directed by: Steve Gomer

Starring: Rhea Perlman, Fredro Starr, Carol Kane, Terrence Howard

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

Directed by: Jim Mallon

Starring: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

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Music charts

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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  2. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  3. - Always Be My Babyyoutube
  4. - You're The One
  5. - Lady
  6. - I Will Survive
  7. - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
  8. - Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  9. - A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (From "A Thin Line...")
  10. - Doin It
Sport Games on April 18, 1996

Sport Games on April 18, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Orlando Magic : 104 - 119
  • Denver Nuggets - Dallas Mavericks : 98 - 132
  • Detroit Pistons - Chicago Bulls : 79 - 110
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Houston Rockets : 107 - 115
  • Los Angeles Lakers - San Antonio Spurs : 100 - 103
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TV Series

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Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

The Forensic Files

The Forensic Files

Written by:

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States of America

Days to next April 18

If April 18, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 5 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Egg Monsters From Mars by R.L. Stine

Egg Monsters From Mars

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Disgusted by his bratty kid sister's demand for an egg hunt as part of a birthday celebration, Dana Johnson is amazed when he finds a football-sized, purple-veined egg that hatches a terrifying surprise.

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

Guilty As Sin by Tami Hoag

Guilty As Sin

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A cold-blooded kidnapper has been playing a twisted game with a terrified Minnesota town. Now a respected member of the community stands accused of a horrific act of evil.

Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot by Al Franken

Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot

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In the grand satirical tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain comes...Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot, and Other Observations...a scathing--but uncompromisingly fair--look at America's largest talk show host and the rest of the Republican right. Penned

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chill Manor

Chill Manor

Platform: DOS

Genre: Educational game, First Person Shooter

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Interactive

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Imagineer

Assault Rigs

Assault Rigs

Platform: Windows, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Action

Publisher: Psygnosis

Enemy Zero

Enemy Zero

Platform: Saturn, Windows

Genre: Survival horror, stealth, adventure

Publisher: JP WARP

Dragon Force

Dragon Force

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: NA Working Designs

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 18, 1996?

On April 18, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 18, 1996?

On April 18, 1996 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 18, 1996?

On April 18, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 18, 1996?

On April 18, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 18, 1996?

On April 18, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 18, 1996?

On April 18, 1996 several famous people were born including, Ski Mask The Slump God, Christian Collins, Ioana Ducu

Which famous people died on April 18, 1996?

Famous people died on April 18, 1996 include, Robert William Paine, Michael Leander Farr, Kalim Siddiqui

What was the number one song in April 18, 1996?

The number one song in the week of April 18, 1996 was Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion in US and Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison in UK

What were the top hits on April 18, 1996?

The top hits on April 18, 1996 were Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion, Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey, Nobody Knows by Tony Rich Project in US and Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison, Firestarter by The Prodigy, Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit by Gina G in UK


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