Wednesday May 22, 1996

US date format: 5/22/1996, UK date format: 22/5/1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Hard Core Logo, directed by Bruce McDonald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Absolute Power by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hum Dono. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer: Red Alert or Eradicator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
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Events

  • Tartuffe: Born Again, opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • Emmy 23rd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 16th time

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Movies

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Hard Core Logo

Hard Core Logo

Directed by: Bruce McDonald

Starring: Hugh Dillon, Callum Keith Rennie, John Pyper-Ferguson, Bernie Coulson

Echte Kerle

Echte Kerle

Directed by: Rolf Silber

Starring: Christoph M. Ohrt, Carin C. Tietze, Tim Bergmann, Oliver Stokowski

DragonHeart

DragonHeart

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, Dina Meyer, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States of America

Eddie

Eddie

Directed by: Steve Rash

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Langella, Dennis Farina, Richard Jenkins

Tierra

Tierra

Directed by: Julio Medem

Starring: Carmelo Gómez, Emma Suárez, Karra Elejalde, Silke

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 22, 1996?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Tha Crossroads
  2. - You're The One
  3. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  4. - Get Money
  5. - Keep On, Keepin' On (From "Sunset Park")
  6. - Always Be My Babyyoutube
  7. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  8. - Get On Up
  9. - Kissin' You
  10. - Touch Me Tease Me (From "The Nutty Professor")

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Placas

Placas

Days to next May 22

If May 22, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 4 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Absolute Power by David Baldacci

Absolute Power

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In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping Luther Whitney, a career break-in artist, behind a secret wall.

Hitler'S Willing Executioners by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

Hitler'S Willing Executioners

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A work of the utmost importance--as authoritative as it is explosive--Hitler's Willing Executioners will fundamentally change our perception of the Holocaust and of Germany in the Nazi period.

It Takes A Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton

It Takes A Village

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In celebration of the tenth anniversary of It Takes a Village, this splendid edition includes photographs and a new Introduction by Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.A

Primary Colors by Anonymous

Primary Colors

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A brilliant and penetrating look behind the scenes of modern American politics, Primary Colors is a funny, wise, and dramatic story with characters and events that resemble some familiar, real-life figures.

The Tenth Insight by James Redfield

The Tenth Insight

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240pages. in8. Broché.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Sony Computer Entertainment (PSN)

Archimedean Dynasty

Archimedean Dynasty

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Submarine Flight simulator

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

Arcade Classics

Arcade Classics

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Sega

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Time Warner

Eradicator

Eradicator

Platform: MS-DOS (Windows, OS X and Linux through Dosbox)

Genre: Shooter (first and third-person)

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 22, 1996?

On May 22, 1996 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 22, 1996?

On May 22, 1996 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 22, 1996?

On May 22, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 22, 1996?

On May 22, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 22, 1996?

On May 22, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on May 22, 1996?

Famous people died on May 22, 1996 include, Rex Collings, Duncan Montgomery Stewart.

What was the number one song in May 22, 1996?

The number one song in the week of May 22, 1996 was Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony in US and Fastlove by George Michael in UK.

What were the top hits on May 22, 1996?

The top hits on May 22, 1996 were Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey, Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion in US and Fastlove by George Michael, Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit by Gina G, Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison in UK.


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