Thursday June 20, 1996

US date format: 6/20/1996, UK date format: 20/6/1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Claudia Lee and Cyrus Villanueva. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Three Lions by Baddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds was in the top 5 hits. Independence Day, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Moonlight Becomes You by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hum Dono. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Sun Online: Crimson Sands or Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
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Events

  • Space Shuttle STS 78 (Columbia 20), launches into space
  • Thousands of Megawati Sukarnoputri supporters clash with police in Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • The Nintendo 64 video game system is released in Japan.
  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu is given an official farewell at his retirement service.

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Movies

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Independence Day

Independence Day

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell

Country: United States of America

Striptease

Striptease

Directed by: Andrew Bergman

Starring: Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds, Armand Assante, Ving Rhames

Country: United States of America

Precious Find

Precious Find

Directed by: Philippe Mora

Starring: Rutger Hauer, Joan Chen, Harold Pruett, Brion James

Phenomenon

Phenomenon

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker, Robert Duvall

Country: United States of America

Henry & Verlin

Henry & Verlin

Directed by: Gary Ledbetter

Starring: Gary Farmer, Keegan MacIntosh, Nancy Beatty, Robert Joy

TV Series

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Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

Mummies: Tales from the Egyptian Crypts

Mummies: Tales from the Egyptian Crypts

State of Divinity

State of Divinity

Days to next June 20

If June 20, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 3 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Moonlight Becomes You by Mary Higgins Clark

Moonlight Becomes You

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From Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, a thriller “that grabs you with the first paragraph and never lets go” (USA TODAY) about a woman desperate to uncover the truth behind her beloved stepmother’s death.At

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

Malice by Danielle Steel

Malice

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In her 37th bestselling novel, Danielle Steel tells the compelling story of a woman who must struggle to overcome a shattering betrayal, and the cruelest kind of malice.At

How Stella Got Her Groove Back by Terry McMillan

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

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Stella Payne is forty-two, divorced, a high-powered investment analyst, mother of eleven-year-old Quincy- and she does it all. In fact, if she doesn't do it, it doesn't get done, from Little League carpool duty to analyzing portfolios to folding the …

The Fourth Estate by Jeffrey Archer

The Fourth Estate

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Fourth EstateJeffrey ArcherRichard Armstrong narrowly escaped Hitler's atrocities in Eastern Europe on his courage and his wits―skills that served him well in peacetime.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Imagineer

Dark Sun Online: Crimson Sands

Dark Sun Online: Crimson Sands

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. Total Entertainment Network

Drowned God: Conspiracy of the Ages

Drowned God: Conspiracy of the Ages

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Inscape

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Time Warner

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 20, 1996?

On June 20, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is June 20, 1996?

On June 20, 1996 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 20, 1996?

On June 20, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 20, 1996?

On June 20, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 20, 1996?

On June 20, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 20, 1996?

On June 20, 1996 several famous people were born including, Claudia Lee, Lance Stewart, Cyrus Villanueva.

Which famous people died on June 20, 1996?

Famous people died on June 20, 1996 include, Hellevi Rombin Schine, Irving Krick, Michel Lebrun.

What was the number one song in June 20, 1996?

The number one song in the week of June 20, 1996 was Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony in US and Three Lions by Baddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds in UK.

What were the top hits on June 20, 1996?

The top hits on June 20, 1996 were Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton, Give Me One Reason by Tracy Chapman in US and Three Lions by Baddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds, Killing Me Softly by Fugees, Mysterious Girl by Peter Andre featuring Bubbler Ranx in UK.


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