Thursday February 22, 1996
US date format: 2/22/1996, UK date format: 22/2/1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 22, 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 Cole Pendery and Nicholas Martinez.
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 movies released in 1996
while Five Days In Paris by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Marisol.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arabian Nights: Sabaku no Seirei-ō or Big Red Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 22, 1996?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
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- Bus Stop opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 29 performances
- STS 75 (Columbia 19), launches into orbit
- Actress Halle Berry files for divorce from David Justice.
- Disney launches the Disney.com web site on the Internet. Primary purpose of the site is to provide travel info on Disneyland and Walt Disney World, and to promote Disney merchandise.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 22, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 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...")
- Kris Kross - Tonite's Tha Night
- Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
- Solo - Where Do U Want Me To Put It
- Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day
- Junior M.A.F.I.A. Featuring The Notorious B.I.G. - Get Money
Sport Games on February 22, 1996
- Chicago Bulls - Atlanta Hawks : 96 - 91
- Denver Nuggets - Portland Trail Blazers : 78 - 107
- Golden State Warriors - Seattle SuperSonics : 90 - 106
- Houston Rockets - Cleveland Cavaliers : 86 - 80
- Toronto Raptors - Utah Jazz : 86 - 102
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Days to next February 22If February 22, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 7 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 26 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in February 1996?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 22, 1996?
On February 22, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is February 22, 1996?
On February 22, 1996 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on February 22, 1996?
On February 22, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 22, 1996?
On February 22, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 22, 1996?
On February 22, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 22, 1996?
On February 22, 1996 several famous people were born including, Cole Pendery, Nicholas Martinez, Kevin McFarlane.
Which famous people died on February 22, 1996?
Famous people died on February 22, 1996 include, Helmut Schoen, Niall MacDermott.
What was the number one song in February 22, 1996?
The number one song in the week of February 22, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Spaceman by Babylon Zoo in UK.
What were the top hits on February 22, 1996?
The top hits on February 22, 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.