Monday November 18, 1996

US date format: 11/18/1996, UK date format: 18/11/1996

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 18, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Noah Ringer and Bethany Bates. 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. Bernie, directed by Albert Dupontel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Tailor Of Panama by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Sight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War or Close Combat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Directed by: Albert Dupontel

Starring: Claude Perron, Albert Dupontel, Roland Blanche, Hélène Vincent

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Directed by: Adrian Noble

Starring: Lindsay Duncan, Alex Jennings, Desmond Barrit, Finbar Lynch

Head of the Family

Head of the Family

Directed by: Charles Band

Starring: Blake Adams, Jacqueline Lovell, Bob Schott, James Jones

Petticoat Planet

Petticoat Planet

Directed by: David DeCoteau

Starring: Elizabeth Kaitan, Troy Vincent, Lesli Kay, Betsy Lynn George

Star Trek: First Contact

Star Trek: First Contact

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

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

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 18, 1996?


  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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  • Frederick Chiluba is re-elected as President of Zambia.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 18, 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Say You'll Be There
  2. - What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted
  3. - If You Ever
  4. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  5. - Breathe

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Pony
  2. - Nobody
  3. - No Diggity
  4. - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  5. - This Is For The Lover In You
  6. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  7. - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
  8. - Last Night (From "The Nutty Professor")
  9. - Falling
  10. - Tell Me (From "Eddie")
Sport Games on November 18, 1996

Sport Games on November 18, 1996


American Basketball
  • Sacramento Kings - Vancouver Grizzlies : 84 - 83
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American Football
  • Green Bay Packers - Dallas Cowboys : 6 - 21
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Uerdingen - F Koln : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of November 18, 1996

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Valladolid : 6 - 1
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TV Series

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

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

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

Black Box

Black Box

Magazine Covers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy


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

The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Deep End of the Ocean


"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical …

The Regulators by Richard Bachman

The Regulators


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

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes


A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

My Gal Sunday by Mary Higgins Clark

My Gal Sunday


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


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Tactical RPG

Publisher: Nintendo

Archimedean Dynasty

Archimedean Dynasty

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Submarine Flight simulator

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

Air Attack

Air Attack

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Comad

Close Combat

Close Combat

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft

Destruction Derby 2

Destruction Derby 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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