Tuesday March 19, 1996
US date format: 3/19/1996, UK date format: 19/3/1996
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 reunification Sarajevo and Kaiya Jones.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion.
In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits.
A Family Thing, directed by Richard Pearce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Guilty As Sin by Tami Hoag was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fin Fin on Teo, the Magic Planet or Death Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 19, 1996?
- Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
- Saint Landoald
- Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
- Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
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- Winnie Mandela divorces Nelson after 38 years of marriage.
- A barge ruptures as it sails through the Houston Ship Channel, spilling about 16,000 litres of fuel oil, creating an 8km oil slick in Galveston Bay, Texas.
- Nelson Mandela is granted a divorce from Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 19, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- D'Angelo - Lady
- Joe - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
- Total - No One Else
- Busta Rhymes - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
- LL Cool J - Doin It
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
Sport Games on March 19, 1996
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Dallas Mavericks : 81 - 72
- Detroit Pistons - Orlando Magic : 91 - 113
- Golden State Warriors - Houston Rockets : 105 - 102
- Indiana Pacers - Charlotte Hornets : 94 - 102
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Portland Trail Blazers : 78 - 106
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Hamburg - FC Koln : 0 - 0
- Leverkusen - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 0
- Uerdingen - Stuttgart : 3 - 4
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Huddersfield : 3 - 0
- Crystal Palace - Luton : 2 - 0
- Ipswich - Oldham : 2 - 1
- Morton - Dunfermline : 1 - 1
- Reading - Southend : 3 - 3
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Bradford - Notts County : 1 - 0
- Brentford - Carlisle : 1 - 1
- Chesterfield - Wrexham : 1 - 1
- Crewe - Burnley : 3 - 1
- Oxford - Swindon : 3 - 0
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Days to next March 19If March 19, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 6 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 19 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on March 19, 1996?
On March 19, 1996 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is March 19, 1996?
On March 19, 1996 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on March 19, 1996?
On March 19, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 19, 1996?
On March 19, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on March 19, 1996?
On March 19, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 19, 1996?
On March 19, 1996 several famous people were born including, Kaiya Jones, reunification Sarajevo, Madisen Kuhn.
Which famous people died on March 19, 1996?
Famous people died on March 19, 1996 include, Christopher John Magenis Headington, William Hutchinson Murray.
What was the number one song in March 19, 1996?
The number one song in the week of March 19, 1996 was Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion in US and Children by Robert Miles in UK.
What were the top hits on March 19, 1996?
The top hits on March 19, 1996 were Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion, Nobody Knows by Tony Rich Project, Sittin' Up In My Room by Brandy in US and Children by Robert Miles, How Deep Is Your Love by Take That, Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis in UK.