Sunday July 21, 1996

US date format: 7/21/1996, UK date format: 21/7/1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Savannah Brown and Joey Bragg. In that special week of July people in US were listening to How Do U Want It by 2 Pac. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. A Time to Kill, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Pinocchio. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Iron Man and X-O Manowar in Heavy Metal or Death Tank.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Zoticus
  • St. Victor of Marseilles
  • St. Barhadbesciabus
  • St. Arbogastus
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Events

  • 125th British Golf Open: Tom Lehman shoots a 271 at Royal Lytham
  • Wayne Gretzky signs a 2 year deal with New York Rangers
  • The Saguenay Flood, one of Canada's most costly natural disasters, is caused by flooding on the Saguenay River in Quebec.

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Movies

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A Time to Kill

A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States of America

Joe's Apartment

Joe's Apartment

Directed by: John Payson

Starring: Jerry O'Connell, Megan Ward, Billy West, Reginald Hudlin

The Frighteners

The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin

Country: United States of America

Fled

Fled

Directed by: Kevin Hooks

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Stephen Baldwin, Will Patton, Robert John Burke

Kazaam

Kazaam

Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser

Starring: Shaquille O'Neal, Francis Capra, Ally Walker, James Acheson

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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

The Daily Show

The Daily Show

The Enid Blyton Adventure Series

The Enid Blyton Adventure Series

Days to next July 21

If July 21, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 2 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams

The Dilbert Principle

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The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.

Gods And Generals by Jeff Shaara

Gods And Generals

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The New York Times bestselling prequel to the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Killer Angels In this brilliantly written epic novel, Jeff Shaara traces the lives, passions, and careers of the

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence

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Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why.

Unlimited Access by Gary Aldrich

Unlimited Access

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Gary Aldrich was an FBI agent closing out his career with a stint at the White House. What should have been a peaceful exit left him shaken.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Iron Man and X-O Manowar in Heavy Metal

Iron Man and X-O Manowar in Heavy Metal

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Game Boy, Game Gear, DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment Marvel Comics Valiant Comics

Cool Boarders

Cool Boarders

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: JP UEP Systems; NA SCEA; EU SCEE; JP Studio Zan (PSN)

Radical Dreamers

Radical Dreamers

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Square

Descent II

Descent II

Platform: PC (MS-DOS), Mac OS, Acorn Archimedes, AmigaOS4, PlayStation

Genre: First-person shooter, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Interplay Productions Mac Play (Mac OS)

Death Tank

Death Tank

Platform: Sega Saturn

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On July 21, 1996 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is July 21, 1996?

On July 21, 1996 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 21, 1996?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on July 21, 1996?

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

Which famous people are born on July 21, 1996?

On July 21, 1996 several famous people were born including, Savannah Brown, Joey Bragg

Which famous people died on July 21, 1996?

Famous people died on July 21, 1996 include, Gerald McArthur, James Tye, Francis James Claude Piggott

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

The number one song in the week of July 21, 1996 was How Do U Want It by 2 Pac in US and Killing Me Softly by Fugees in UK

What were the top hits on July 21, 1996?

The top hits on July 21, 1996 were How Do U Want It by 2 Pac, You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton, Give Me One Reason by Tracy Chapman in US and Killing Me Softly by Fugees, Mysterious Girl by Peter Andre featuring Bubbler Ranx, Wannabe by The Spice Girls in UK


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