Wednesday September 18, 1996

US date format: 9/18/1996, UK date format: 18/9/1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Jack Walton and LA Capone. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Ready Or Not by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Full Speed, directed by Gaël Morel, 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 Dark Skies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clandestiny or FIFA 97.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
  • RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
  • In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.

Events

  • Roger Clemens ties his own major league record with 20 strikeouts
  • A North Korean Sang-O class submarine runs aground in South Korea. The crew are described as spies by the South Korean government and killed by the South Korean military.

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Movies

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Full Speed

Full Speed

Directed by: Gaël Morel

Starring: Élodie Bouchez, Stéphane Rideau, Pascal Cervo, Meziane Bardadi

Extreme Measures

Extreme Measures

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, David Morse

Blood Money

Blood Money

Directed by: John Shepphird

Starring: James Brolin, Billy Drago, Dean Tarrolly, Traci Lords

Clueless

Clueless

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

Country: United States of America

Everyone Says I Love You

Everyone Says I Love You

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Goldie Hawn, Julia Roberts, Edward Norton

Sport Games on September 18, 1996

Sport Games on September 18, 1996


Division 2

Football (France)
  • Beauvais - Gueugnon : 2 - 1
  • Charleville - Le Mans : 2 - 2
  • Laval - Martigues : 0 - 1
  • Lorient - Perpignan : 0 - 0
  • Louhans-Cuis. - Toulouse : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of September 18, 1996

TV Series

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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

Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Days to next September 18

If September 18, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

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.

The Burning Man by Phillip Margolin

The Burning Man

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From bestselling author Phillip Margolin, a fast-paced legal thriller packed with page-turning suspense.Peter Hale is a young attorney struggling to make his own mark in his father's venerable law firm when

Executive Orders by Tom Clanc

Executive Orders

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Jack Ryan reluctantly occupies the Oval Office. (P, Berkley)

The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Deep End of the Ocean

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"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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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

Clandestiny

Clandestiny

Platform: Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Virgin Games

FIFA 97

FIFA 97

Platform: Microsoft Windows DOS Game Boy Mega Drive SNES PlayStation Saturn

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts Black Pearl Software (Game Boy)

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: NA Crystal Dynamics; EU Crystal Dynamics; JP BMG Interactive; NA Activision (PC); NA SCEA (PSN); PAL Square Enix (PSN)


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