Wednesday January 24, 1996

US date format: 1/24/1996, UK date format: 24/1/1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 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 January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. The Whole Wide World, directed by Dan Ireland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Charles Kuralt'S America by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marisol. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems or Discworld II: Missing Presumed...!?.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra

Events

  • Polish Premier Jozef Oleksy resigns amid charges that he spied for Moscow.
  • Polish Premier Józef Oleksy resigns amid charges that he spied for Moscow. He is replaced by Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz.

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Movies

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The Whole Wide World

The Whole Wide World

Directed by: Dan Ireland

Starring: Vincent D'Onofrio, Renée Zellweger, Ann Wedgeworth, Harve Presnell

Citizen Ruth

Citizen Ruth

Directed by: Alexander Payne

Starring: Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Mary Kay Place, Kurtwood Smith

Freeway

Freeway

Directed by: Matthew Bright

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Kiefer Sutherland, Bokeem Woodbine, Paul Perri

The Daytrippers

The Daytrippers

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Starring: Hope Davis, Stanley Tucci, Parker Posey, Liev Schreiber

Walking and Talking

Walking and Talking

Directed by: Nicole Holofcener

Starring: Catherine Keener, Anne Heche, Amy Braverman, Miranda Rhyne

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Music charts

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Sport Games on January 24, 1996

Sport Games on January 24, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Philadelphia 76ers : 91 - 88
  • Denver Nuggets - Seattle SuperSonics : 79 - 86
  • Detroit Pistons - San Antonio Spurs : 85 - 84
  • Houston Rockets - New Jersey Nets : 98 - 89
  • Indiana Pacers - Milwaukee Bucks : 97 - 89
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Real Madrid : 0 - 5
  • Ath Madrid - Santander : 2 - 0
  • Celta - Salamanca : 2 - 1
  • Espanol - Tenerife : 2 - 1
  • La Coruna - Compostela : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 24, 1996

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Hamilton - St Mirren : 3 - 0
  • Sunderland - Grimsby : 1 - 0
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TV Series

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Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line

Directed by: Errol Morris

A Mug's Game

A Mug's Game

Traders

Traders

Remember WENN

Remember WENN

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Starring: Tom Beckett, George Hall, Margaret Hall, Melinda Mullins

Country: United States of America

Days to next January 24

If January 24, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Charles Kuralt'S America by Charles Kuralt

Charles Kuralt'S America

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The former CBS-TV newsman and author of A Life on the Road revisits some of his favorite places and people in their best seasons, in a cheerful account of

Five Days In Paris by Danielle Steel

Five Days In Paris

By:

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

The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans

The Horse Whisperer

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured …

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gra

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

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Subtitle: ?€œThe Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex?€?. (H, HarperCollins)

Waiting to Exhale by Terry McMillan

Waiting to Exhale

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From the critically acclaimed author of A Day Late and a Dollar Short and The Interruption of Everything, a wise, earthy story of a friendship between four African American women who lean on each other while "waiting to exhale": waiting …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chill Manor

Chill Manor

Platform: DOS

Genre: Educational game, First Person Shooter

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Interactive

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Imagineer

Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems

Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems

Platform: Super NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Capcom; EU Capcom

Discworld II: Missing Presumed...!?

Discworld II: Missing Presumed...!?

Platform: DOS, Windows, PlayStation, Saturn

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis (PC, PSX) Sega (Saturn)

Arcade Classics

Arcade Classics

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 24, 1996?

On January 24, 1996 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 24, 1996?

On January 24, 1996 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 24, 1996?

On January 24, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 24, 1996?

On January 24, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 24, 1996?

On January 24, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on January 24, 1996?

Famous people died on January 24, 1996 include, Ursula Heathcote Nicholls, Sandor Iharos.

What was the number one song in January 24, 1996?

The number one song in the week of January 24, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Earth Song by Michael Jackson in UK.

What were the top hits on January 24, 1996?

The top hits on January 24, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Exhale (Shoop Shoop) by Whitney Houston, Missing by Everything But The Girl in US and Earth Song by Michael Jackson, Father And Son by Boyzone, Jesus To A Child by George Michael in UK.


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