Monday August 19, 1996

US date format: 8/19/1996, UK date format: 19/8/1996

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 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 Katja Glieson and FaZe Blaziken. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Sling Blade, directed by Billy Bob Thornton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Primary Colors by Anonymous was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Safe and Sound. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deadly Rooms of Death (Webfoot) or Bug Too!.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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Sling Blade

Sling Blade

Directed by: Billy Bob Thornton

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter

Country: United States of America

Sleepers

Sleepers

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric

Country: United States of America

Bound

Bound

Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

Starring: Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano, John P. Ryan

Country: United States of America

Pusher

Pusher

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring: Kim Bodnia, Zlatko Buric, Laura Drasbæk, Slavko Labovic

Michael Collins

Michael Collins

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Julia Roberts, Ian Hart

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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Mannheim - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 2
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Liverpool - Arsenal : 2 - 0
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TV Series

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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!

The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest

The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest

Days to next August 19

If August 19, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 1 month, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 22 days.
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Books

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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 Wedding by Julie Garwood

The Wedding

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Only a master could top the stunning success of For the Roses, and Julie Garwood has proven once again why she "attracts readers like beautiful heroines attract dashing heroes" (USA Today)

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.

Falling Up by Shel Silverstein

Falling Up

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From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings.Filled

A Time to Kill by John Grisham

A Time to Kill

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Don’t miss a sneak peek of Sycamore Row, John Grisham’s new novel inspired by A Time to Kill, in the back of the book.The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Arthur to Astaroth no Nazomakaimura: Incredible Toons

Arthur to Astaroth no Nazomakaimura: Incredible Toons

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Capcom

Cookie and Bibi 2

Cookie and Bibi 2

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Semicom

Deadly Rooms of Death (Webfoot)

Deadly Rooms of Death (Webfoot)

Platform: Windows, Linux, Mac OS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Webfoot Technologies

Bug Too!

Bug Too!

Platform: Saturn, Windows

Genre: Action, Platform

Publisher: Sega

Death Rally

Death Rally

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android, Kindle Fire

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Apogee Software (DOS) Remedy Entertainment (iOS, Android)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 19, 1996?

On August 19, 1996 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 19, 1996?

On August 19, 1996 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 19, 1996?

On August 19, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 19, 1996?

On August 19, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 19, 1996?

On August 19, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 19, 1996?

On August 19, 1996 several famous people were born including, Katja Glieson, FaZe Blaziken, Hsu Ching-wen.

What was the number one song in August 19, 1996?

The number one song in the week of August 19, 1996 was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio in US and Wannabe by The Spice Girls in UK.

What were the top hits on August 19, 1996?

The top hits on August 19, 1996 were Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio, I Love You Always Forever by Donna Lewis, Loungin' by LL Cool J in US and Wannabe by The Spice Girls, Macarena by Los Del Rio, Killing Me Softly by Fugees in UK.


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