Tuesday February 20, 1996: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 2/20/1996, UK date format: 20/2/1996

February 20th, 1996 was the 51st day of the year 1996 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Pisces. The day of the week was Tuesday.

Famous birthdays on this day include reunification Mostar .

The number one song in US was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was #1 song in the UK.

Bloodsport 2, directed by Alan Mehrez, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1996 while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Marisol. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Resident Evil or Bottom of the 9th.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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February 20, 1996 Events

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What happened on February 20 in history? Find out the list of February 20th major events

What was 1996 famous for? Discover everything about 1996


February 20, 1996 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on February 20, 1996?

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How old am I?

If February 20, 1996 is your birthday you are 27 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on February 20.

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February 20, 1996 Famous Deaths

Who died on February 20, 1996?

Other February 20th famous deaths

  • American journalist and author (Born in 1937).

  • American minister, evangelist and faith-healer.

  • Dick York

    American actor who played the role of Darren in "Bewitched", a long-running series starring Elizabeth Montgomery.

  • Alexander Haig

    American soldier & civil servant, 7th Supreme All Allied Commander Europe (7th White House Chief Of Staff, 59th United States Secretaryof...

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February 20, 1996 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Pisces personality

Who should a Pisces marry?

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces

Personality of February born

Chinese Zodiac

Rat chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rat

Element: Fire

Rat personality

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February 20, 1996 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was February 20, 1996?

The day of the week was Tuesday.

February 20th marks the 50th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1996.

There are 315 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


February 20, 1996 Holidays and Observances

What is special on February 20, 1996?


  • World Day of Social Justice
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Music charts

What was the number one song on February 20, 1996? Which were the top hits on February 20, 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - One Sweet Day
  2. - Not Gon' Cry
  3. - Missing
  4. - Nobody Knows
  5. - Sittin' Up In My Room

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Spaceman
  2. - Anything
  3. - Slight Return
  4. - Lifted
  5. - I Wanna Be A Hippy

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  2. - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  3. - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
  4. - No One Else
  5. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Amor
  2. - Un Millon De Rosas
  3. - Amaneci En Tus Brazos
  4. - Como Te Extrano
  5. - Enamorado De Un Fantasma

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Bloodsport 2

Bloodsport 2

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Alan Mehrez

Starring: Daniel Bernhardt, James Hong, Pat Morita, Donald Gibb



Release year: 1996

Directed by: Avi Nesher

Starring: Olivier Gruner, Jennifer Grant, Kario Salem, Kristin Minter



Release year: 1996

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Country: United States of America

Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ned Dowd, Shea Fowler

Country: United States of America

Before and After

Before and After

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Starring: Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong, Julia Weldon

TV Series

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Release year: 1996

Directed by: Eugene Martin

Magazine Covers

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil


In the early morning hours of May 2, 1981, shots rang out from Savannah's grandest mansion. Is it murder? Or self-defense? The shooting and its aftermath were heard throughout the hauntingly beautiful city of shaded squares and moss-hung oaks for …

Contagion by Robin Cook



In a story of the dangers of managed health care, ophthalmologist-turned-foresic pathologist John Stapleton investigates a series of virulent and lethal illnesses targeting more costly patients of a

Intensity by Dean Koontz



#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Chyna Shepard is 26 years old and stares out a window at the moonlit sky. Unable to sleep her first night at her Napa Valley family home, she looks out.

The Moor'S Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie

The Moor'S Last Sigh


Time Magazine's Best Book of the YearBooker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie blends a hilarious family story with a surreal, sometimes blasphemous chronicle of modern India.

Time Present, Time Past by Bill Bradley

Time Present, Time Past


Bill Bradley earned a national reputation as a senator for his thoughtfulness and decency. He was also willing to take controversial positions on issues such as tax reform and the environment.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Resident Evil

Resident Evil

Platform: Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, GameCube, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 64, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Sega Saturn, Wii, Wii U, Xbo

Genre: Survival horror Third-person shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Bottom of the 9th

Bottom of the 9th

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation, Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Crazy Drake

Crazy Drake

Platform: DOS, PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: One Reality, eGames

Casual Romance Club

Casual Romance Club

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Sega Saturn

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

Extreme Pinball

Extreme Pinball

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Electronic Arts


February 20, 1996 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on February 20, 1996

Sport Games on February 20, 1996


American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Utah Jazz : 98 - 112
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Chicago Bulls : 76 - 102
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Los Angeles Lakers : 104 - 121
  • Milwaukee Bucks - New York Knicks : 92 - 87
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Orlando Magic : 104 - 123
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Barnsley : 0 - 0
  • Huddersfield - Charlton : 2 - 2
  • Sheffield United - West Brom : 1 - 2
  • Sunderland - Ipswich : 1 - 0
  • Tranmere - Crystal Palace : 2 - 3
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackpool - Shrewsbury : 2 - 1
  • Bristol City - Peterboro : 0 - 1
  • Carlisle - Swansea : 3 - 0
  • Crewe - Stockport : 0 - 1
  • Rotherham - Bournemouth : 1 - 0
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Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cardiff - Darlington : 0 - 2
  • Hartlepool - Doncaster : 0 - 1
  • Hereford - Chester : 1 - 0
  • Northampton - Rochdale : 2 - 1
  • Plymouth - Bury : 1 - 0
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