Saturday April 20, 1996

US date format: 4/20/1996, UK date format: 20/4/1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 20, 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 Rachel Fenton . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. The Craft, directed by Andrew Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tattoon Master. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chex Quest or DragonHeart: Fire and Steel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
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Events

  • Chicago Bulls win record 72 games in a season.

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Movies

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The Craft

The Craft

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Rachel True

Country: United States of America

The Truth About Cats & Dogs

The Truth About Cats & Dogs

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Uma Thurman, Janeane Garofalo, Ben Chaplin, Jamie Foxx

Mulholland Falls

Mulholland Falls

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

Starring: Nick Nolte, Melanie Griffith, Jennifer Connelly, Chazz Palminteri

Sunset Park

Sunset Park

Directed by: Steve Gomer

Starring: Rhea Perlman, Fredro Starr, Carol Kane, Terrence Howard

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

Directed by: Jim Mallon

Starring: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 20, 1996?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  2. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  3. - Always Be My Babyyoutube
  4. - You're The One
  5. - Lady
  6. - I Will Survive
  7. - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
  8. - Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  9. - A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (From "A Thin Line...")
  10. - Doin It
Sport Games on April 20, 1996

Sport Games on April 20, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Cleveland Cavaliers : 73 - 75
  • Indiana Pacers - Chicago Bulls : 100 - 99
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Los Angeles Lakers : 82 - 106
  • New Jersey Nets - Atlanta Hawks : 99 - 121
  • Sacramento Kings - Utah Jazz : 92 - 104
See all Basketball game results of April 20, 1996

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 1
  • Dusseldorf - Dortmund : 1 - 2
  • FC Koln - St Pauli : 1 - 0
  • Hansa Rostock - Munich 1860 : 0 - 3
  • Werder Bremen - Stuttgart : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of April 20, 1996

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Hertha - Hannover : 4 - 1
  • Wattenscheid - Mainz : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of April 20, 1996

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Ath Madrid : 1 - 3
  • Valencia - Santander : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of April 20, 1996

TV Series

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Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

The Forensic Files

The Forensic Files

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Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States of America

Days to next April 20

If April 20, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 5 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Egg Monsters From Mars by R.L. Stine

Egg Monsters From Mars

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Disgusted by his bratty kid sister's demand for an egg hunt as part of a birthday celebration, Dana Johnson is amazed when he finds a football-sized, purple-veined egg that hatches a terrifying surprise.

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

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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

Guilty As Sin by Tami Hoag

Guilty As Sin

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A cold-blooded kidnapper has been playing a twisted game with a terrified Minnesota town. Now a respected member of the community stands accused of a horrific act of evil.

Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot by Al Franken

Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot

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In the grand satirical tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain comes...Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot, and Other Observations...a scathing--but uncompromisingly fair--look at America's largest talk show host and the rest of the Republican right. Penned

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chex Quest

Chex Quest

Platform: MS-DOS Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Digital Café

Complete Onside Soccer

Complete Onside Soccer

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows MS-DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Telstar Electronic Studios

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

DragonHeart: Fire and Steel

DragonHeart: Fire and Steel

Platform: PSX, Sega Saturn, PC, Game Boy

Genre: Hack and slash, Action, Platformer

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment Acclaim Japan (Japan release)

AD&D Masterpiece Collection

AD&D Masterpiece Collection

Platform: Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: SSI


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