Wednesday November 20, 1996

US date format: 11/20/1996, UK date format: 20/11/1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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. In that special week of November people in US were listening to No Diggity by BLACKstreet. In UK Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Bernie, directed by Albert Dupontel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Sight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bluppo or Duke Nukem 3D.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 20, 1996?


Holidays

  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
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Events

  • The 1996 Garley Building fire occurred in Hong Kong, resulting in 41 deaths and 81 injuries.

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Bernie

Bernie

Directed by: Albert Dupontel

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

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Directed by: Adrian Noble

Starring: Lindsay Duncan, Alex Jennings, Desmond Barrit, Finbar Lynch

Head of the Family

Head of the Family

Directed by: Charles Band

Starring: Blake Adams, Jacqueline Lovell, Bob Schott, James Jones

Petticoat Planet

Petticoat Planet

Directed by: David DeCoteau

Starring: Elizabeth Kaitan, Troy Vincent, Lesli Kay, Betsy Lynn George

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 20, 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Say You'll Be There
  2. - What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted
  3. - If You Ever
  4. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  5. - Breathe

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Pony
  2. - Nobody
  3. - No Diggity
  4. - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  5. - This Is For The Lover In You
  6. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  7. - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
  8. - Last Night (From "The Nutty Professor")
  9. - Falling
  10. - Tell Me (From "Eddie")
Sport Games on November 20, 1996

Sport Games on November 20, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Phoenix Suns : 113 - 99
  • Detroit Pistons - Boston Celtics : 108 - 83
  • Indiana Pacers - Philadelphia 76ers : 103 - 92
  • Los Angeles Clippers - San Antonio Spurs : 93 - 81
  • Miami Heat - Vancouver Grizzlies : 94 - 75
See all Basketball game results of November 20, 1996

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Charlton - Birmingham : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of November 20, 1996

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Millwall - Shrewsbury : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of November 20, 1996

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Hull - Torquay : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of November 20, 1996

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dark Skies

Dark Skies

Directed by: Scott Stewart

Black Box

Black Box

Days to next November 20

If November 20, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 10 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1996?

Books

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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

The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Deep End of the Ocean

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"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical …

The Regulators by Richard Bachman

The Regulators

By:

On a perfect summer afternoon in Wentworth, Ohio, many of the citizens who live on Poplar Street are killed mysteriously, and at the center of the mystery is a

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

My Gal Sunday by Mary Higgins Clark

My Gal Sunday

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A dashing ex-president and his young congresswoman bride become an irresistible sleuthing duo in four acclaimed stories from the Queen of Suspense.Henry

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Digital Pinball: Necronomicon

Digital Pinball: Necronomicon

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Pinball

Bluppo

Bluppo

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Scrolling tile-based computer puzzle game

Publisher: Webfoot Technologies

Deadly Tide

Deadly Tide

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: NA Crystal Dynamics; EU Crystal Dynamics; JP BMG Interactive; NA Activision (PC); NA SCEA (PSN); PAL Square Enix (PSN)

Duke Nukem 3D

Duke Nukem 3D

Platform: Android; Game.com; iOS; Linux; Mac OS; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 64; OS X; PlayStation; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Vita; Mega Drive/Genesis; Sega Saturn; Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: MacSoft Games (Mac OS); Sega (SS); Piko Interactive (SG); Virgin Interactive (PS); 3D Realms (X360); MachineWorks Northwest (iOS, Android); Devolver Digital (Megaton Edition)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On November 20, 1996 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is November 20, 1996?

On November 20, 1996 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 20, 1996?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on November 20, 1996?

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

Which famous people died on November 20, 1996?

Famous people died on November 20, 1996 include, Bert Geoffrey Achong.

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

The number one song in the week of November 20, 1996 was No Diggity by BLACKstreet in US and Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls in UK.

What were the top hits on November 20, 1996?

The top hits on November 20, 1996 were No Diggity by BLACKstreet, It's All Coming Back To Me Now by Celine Dion, Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton in US and Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls, What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted by Robson & Jerome, If You Ever by East 17 featuring Gabrielle in UK.


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