Thursday December 19, 1996

US date format: 12/19/1996, UK date format: 19/12/1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 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 Paige Speakman and FaZe Hazz. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. I'm Not Rappaport, directed by Herb Gardner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Silent Honor by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Sight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age or Enemy Zero.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1996, at December 19 across the years or at December 1996 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 19, 1996?


Holidays

  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Events

  • Once Upon a Matress, opens at Broadhurst NYC for 187 performances

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Famous Deaths

Movies

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Maachis

Maachis

Directed by: Gulzar

Starring: Om Puri, Tabu, Chandrachur Singh, Kanwaljit Singh

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

The English Patient

The English Patient

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas

Country: United States of America

Jerry Maguire

Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renée Zellweger, Kelly Preston

Country: United States of America

Jerry Maguire memorabilia

Bernie

Bernie

Directed by: Albert Dupontel

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 19, 1996?
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Top #4 songs in the UK

  1. - Breathe
  2. - One And One
  3. - Knockin' On Heaven's Door / Throw These Guns Away
  4. - A Different Beat

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
  2. - Nobody
  3. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  4. - Pony
  5. - Don't Let Go (Love)

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Trapecista
  2. - Asi Como Te Conoci
  3. - No Pude Enamorarme Mas
  4. - Siempre Hace Frio
  5. - Palomita Blanca
Sport Games on December 19, 1996

Sport Games on December 19, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Charlotte Hornets : 93 - 72
  • Dallas Mavericks - Vancouver Grizzlies : 105 - 98
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Toronto Raptors : 93 - 96
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Sacramento Kings : 105 - 112
  • San Antonio Spurs - Houston Rockets : 115 - 101
See all Basketball game results of December 19, 1996

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Bastia - Bordeaux : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of December 19, 1996

TV Series

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Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Staying Alive memorabilia

Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Bizbirije

Bizbirije

Black Box

Black Box

How old am I?

If December 19, 1996 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Silent Honor by Danielle Steel

Silent Honor

By:

In her 38th bestselling novel, Danielle Steel creates a powerful, moving portrayal of families divided, lives shattered and a nation torn apart by prejudice during a shameful episode in recent American history.

Desperation by Stephen King

Desperation

By:

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

I'M Not Really Here by Tim Allen

I'M Not Really Here

By:

The popular actor and comedian shares his observations on why things are the way they are while sharing his offbeat opinions about the meaning of life and his personal role in

Forever, Erma by Erma Bombeck

Forever, Erma

By:

When Erma Bombeck died on April 22, 1996, she left behind something that few writers could hope to bequeath--a written legacy of more than 4,500 columns and twelve bestselling books and

This Year It Will Be Different by Maeve Binchy

This Year It Will Be Different

By:

From the New York Times bestselling author of Circle of Friends and The Glass Lake comes This Year It Will Be Different, a stunning new work that brings us the magic

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Genewars

Genewars

Platform: Windows, DOS

Genre: RTS

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Disney's Pinocchio

Disney's Pinocchio

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Puzzle, Adventure

Publisher: NA / EU Nintendo; JP Capcom; EU Sega; NA THQ; EU Nintendo; NA Black Pearl Software

Formula 1

Formula 1

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age

Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: 4X

Publisher: Interactive Magic

Enemy Zero

Enemy Zero

Platform: Saturn, Windows

Genre: Survival horror, stealth, adventure

Publisher: JP WARP

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On December 19, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is December 19, 1996?

On December 19, 1996 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 19, 1996?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on December 19, 1996?

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

Which famous people are born on December 19, 1996?

On December 19, 1996 several famous people were born including, Paige Speakman, FaZe Hazz.

Which famous people died on December 19, 1996?

Famous people died on December 19, 1996 include, Yuli Borisovich Khariton, Marcello Mastroianni, Ronald Howard.

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

The number one song in the week of December 19, 1996 was Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton in US and Breathe by The Prodigy in UK.

What were the top hits on December 19, 1996?

The top hits on December 19, 1996 were Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton, I Believe I Can Fly by R. Kelly, No Diggity by BLACKstreet in US and Breathe by The Prodigy, One And One by Robert Miles featuring Maria Nayler in UK.