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..
Which were the important events of February 21, 1996?
- 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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- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 21, 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
- Total - No One Else
- Joe - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
Sport Games on February 21, 1996
- 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
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Derby - Luton : 1 - 1
- Wolves - Leicester : 2 - 3
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Swindon - Brentford : 2 - 2
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Man United - Everton : 2 - 0
- West Ham - Newcastle : 2 - 0
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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.