Wednesday February 21, 1996

US date format: 2/21/1996, UK date format: 21/2/1996

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on February 21, 1996, here's what our experts found out: it was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on February 21, 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 Sophie Turner (actress) and Jake Boys. In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. Bloodsport 2, directed by Alan Mehrez, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1996 while Five Days In Paris by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Complete Onside Soccer or Catfight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 21, 1996?


Holidays

  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
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Events

  • Soyuz TM-23 launched into orbit.
  • Morton Gould, American musician and composer, dies at age 82 (born 1913).
  • King Fahd of Saudi Arabia announces his medical recovery in the national press and assumes power again from his brother, Crown Prince Abdullah.

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Movies

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Bloodsport 2

Bloodsport 2

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Alan Mehrez

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

Savage

Savage

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Avi Nesher

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

Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Danny Boyle

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

Country: United States of America

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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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 21, 1996?
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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...")
Sport Games on February 21, 1996

Sport Games on February 21, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Phoenix Suns : 107 - 120
  • Houston Rockets - Minnesota Timberwolves : 101 - 120
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Los Angeles Clippers : 112 - 108
  • Miami Heat - Philadelphia 76ers : 66 - 57
  • New Jersey Nets - Milwaukee Bucks : 94 - 92
See all Basketball game results of February 21, 1996

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Derby - Luton : 1 - 1
  • Wolves - Leicester : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of February 21, 1996

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Swindon - Brentford : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of February 21, 1996

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Man United - Everton : 2 - 0
  • West Ham - Newcastle : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of February 21, 1996

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Five Days In Paris by Danielle Steel

Five Days In Paris

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As president of a major pharmaceutical empire, Peter Haskell has everything. Power, position, a career and a family, which mean everything to him, and for which he has sacrificed a great

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

By:

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

Behind The Lines by W. E. B. Griffin

Behind The Lines

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Behind the Lines is W. E. B. Griffin's powerful novel of World War II -- and the courage, patriotism, and sacrifice of those who fought it.By

The Lost World by Michael Crichton

The Lost World

By:

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo comes the sequel to the smash-hit Jurassic Park, a thriller that’s been millions of years in the making.

That Camden Summer by LaVyrle Spencer

That Camden Summer

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LaVyrle Spencer, known for her "heartrending slices of Americana" writes of how love can be more special the second time around...

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Complete Onside Soccer

Complete Onside Soccer

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows MS-DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Telstar Electronic Studios

Catfight

Catfight

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Atlantean Interactive Games

Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Bandai

Eressea

Eressea

Platform: Cross-platform, E-mail

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Blast Chamber

Blast Chamber

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, Saturn

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 21, 1996?

On February 21, 1996 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 21, 1996?

On February 21, 1996 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 21, 1996?

On February 21, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 21, 1996?

On February 21, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 21, 1996?

On February 21, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 21, 1996?

On February 21, 1996 several famous people were born including, Sophie Turner (actress), Jake Boys, Soren Bjerg.

Which famous people died on February 21, 1996?

Famous people died on February 21, 1996 include, Horace Leonard Gold, Jean Burroughs, Terence Edward Armstrong.

What was the number one song in February 21, 1996?

The number one song in the week of February 21, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Spaceman by Babylon Zoo in UK.

What were the top hits on February 21, 1996?

The top hits on February 21, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Not Gon' Cry by Mary J. Blige, Missing by Everything But The Girl in US and Spaceman by Babylon Zoo, Anything by 3T, Slight Return by The Bluetones in UK.