Tuesday April 23, 1996

US date format: 4/23/1996, UK date format: 23/4/1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 23, 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 Charlie Rowe . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. Last Dance, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Moonlight Becomes You by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tattoon Master. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Age of Sail or Tetris Plus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
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Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Reno NV on KRZQ 96.5 FM
  • Sotherby begins 4 day auction of Jackie O stuff-take in $34.5 million

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Movies

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Last Dance

Last Dance

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Sharon Stone, Rob Morrow, Randy Quaid, Peter Gallagher

The Great White Hype

The Great White Hype

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, Peter Berg

The Pallbearer

The Pallbearer

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: David Schwimmer, Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael Rapaport, Toni Collette

Zone 39

Zone 39

Directed by: John Tatoulis

Starring: Peter Phelps, Carolyn Bock, William Zappa, Bradley Byquar

Downhill Willie

Downhill Willie

Directed by: David Mitchell

Starring: Keith Coogan, Lochlyn Munro, Staci Keanan, Estelle Harris

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 23, 1996?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - You're The One
  2. - Always Be My Babyyoutube
  3. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  4. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  5. - Lady
  6. - A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (From "A Thin Line...")
  7. - I Will Survive
  8. - Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  9. - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
  10. - 5 O'Clock
Sport Games on April 23, 1996

Sport Games on April 23, 1996


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Chemnitz - F Koln : 1 - 1
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Paris SG - Martigues : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of April 23, 1996

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Port Vale - Luton : 1 - 0
  • Watford - Grimsby : 6 - 3
See all Football game results of April 23, 1996

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burnley - Bristol Rvs : 0 - 1
  • Carlisle - York : 2 - 0
  • Chesterfield - Swindon : 1 - 3
  • Notts County - Brighton : 2 - 1
  • Oxford - Shrewsbury : 6 - 0
See all Football game results of April 23, 1996

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Mercury

Mercury

Super Bueréré

Super Bueréré

Days to next April 23

If April 23, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 4 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 5 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Moonlight Becomes You by Mary Higgins Clark

Moonlight Becomes You

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From Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, a thriller “that grabs you with the first paragraph and never lets go” (USA TODAY) about a woman desperate to uncover the truth behind her beloved stepmother’s death.At

Guilty As Sin by Tami Hoag

Guilty As Sin

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A cold-blooded kidnapper has been playing a twisted game with a terrified Minnesota town. Now a respected member of the community stands accused of a horrific act of evil.

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

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.

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?

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

Age of Sail

Age of Sail

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: TalonSoft

Gearheads

Gearheads

Platform: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, Philips CD-i, SNES

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Philips Media

Deadly Rooms of Death (Webfoot)

Deadly Rooms of Death (Webfoot)

Platform: Windows, Linux, Mac OS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Webfoot Technologies

Tetris Plus

Tetris Plus

Platform: Arcade Game Boy PlayStation Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Bulletproof Software Jaleco Nintendo


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