Saturday March 23, 1996

US date format: 3/23/1996, UK date format: 23/3/1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Josef Elzein and Jakob Elzein. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits. A Family Thing, directed by Richard Pearce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Guilty As Sin by Tami Hoag was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Iron Man and X-O Manowar in Heavy Metal or Dancing Eyes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
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Events

  • Taiwan holds its first direct elections and chooses Lee Teng-hui as President.
  • Islamists clash with security forces in Kashmir, killing 11.
  • The devastating Marcopper mining disaster on the island of Marinduque, Philippines takes place.
  • An 81-day long standoff begins between antigovernment Freemen and federal officers in Jordan, Montana.
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Movies

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A Family Thing

A Family Thing

Directed by: Richard Pearce

Starring: Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach, Irma P. Hall

Stealing Beauty

Stealing Beauty

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Liv Tyler, Carlo Cecchi, Sinéad Cusack

Country: United States of America

Pédale douce

Pédale douce

Directed by: Gabriel Aghion

Starring: Patrick Timsit, Fanny Ardant, Richard Berry, Michèle Laroque

Sgt. Bilko

Sgt. Bilko

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd, Phil Hartman, Glenne Headly

The Dress

The Dress

Directed by: Alex van Warmerdam

Starring: Henri Garcin, Ingeborg Elzevier, Khaldoun Elmecky, Margo Dames

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Music charts

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

  1. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  2. - Lady
  3. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  4. - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  5. - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  6. - I Will Survive
  7. - No One Else
  8. - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
  9. - Doin It
  10. - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
Sport Games on March 23, 1996

Sport Games on March 23, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Atlanta Hawks : 84 - 92
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Houston Rockets : 108 - 103
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Seattle SuperSonics : 89 - 129
  • Phoenix Suns - Golden State Warriors : 89 - 98
See all Basketball game results of March 23, 1996

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Mechelen - Beveren : 2 - 1
  • Molenbeek - Lierse : 0 - 0
  • Seraing - Antwerp : 0 - 1
  • St Truiden - Lommel : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of March 23, 1996

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Ein Frankfurt : 6 - 0
  • Freiburg - FC Koln : 2 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Werder Bremen : 0 - 0
  • Leverkusen - Bayern Munich : 1 - 2
  • Uerdingen - Dusseldorf : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of March 23, 1996

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Leipzig - Bochum : 0 - 1
  • Nurnberg - Chemnitz : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of March 23, 1996

TV Series

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The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

Nash Bridges

Nash Bridges

Karine et Ari

Karine et Ari

Safari

Safari

Days to next March 23

If March 23, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 6 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Five Days In Paris by Danielle Steel

Five Days In Paris

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As president of a major pharmaceutical empire, Peter Haskell has everything. Power, position, a career and a family, which mean everything to him, and for which he has sacrificed a great

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.

Bad Hare Day by R.L. Stine

Bad Hare Day

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Hoping to be a real magician someday, Tim Swanson practices the tricks performed by his idol, Amaz-O, but when Tim attends one of Amaz-O's shows, he is disappointed to learn that his hero is a grump and decides to steal …

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

By:

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

Escape Velocity

Escape Velocity

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

Dancing Eyes

Dancing Eyes

Publisher: Namco

Amber: Journeys Beyond

Amber: Journeys Beyond

Platform: Mac OS System 7, Windows 95

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Hue Forest Entertainment (1996) (mail order) Cendant Software (199?) Changeling (199?) Graphic Simulations Corporation (199?)

Age of Sail

Age of Sail

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: TalonSoft

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 23, 1996?

On March 23, 1996 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is March 23, 1996?

On March 23, 1996 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 23, 1996?

On March 23, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 23, 1996?

On March 23, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 23, 1996?

On March 23, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 23, 1996?

On March 23, 1996 several famous people were born including, Josef Elzein, Jakob Elzein.

Which famous people died on March 23, 1996?

Famous people died on March 23, 1996 include, Jay D Miller, Peter Baer.

What was the number one song in March 23, 1996?

The number one song in the week of March 23, 1996 was Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion in US and Children by Robert Miles in UK.

What were the top hits on March 23, 1996?

The top hits on March 23, 1996 were Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion, Nobody Knows by Tony Rich Project, Sittin' Up In My Room by Brandy in US and Children by Robert Miles, How Deep Is Your Love by Take That, Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis in UK.


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