Friday May 24, 1996

US date format: 5/24/1996, UK date format: 24/5/1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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. Famous people born on this day include Matthew Eappen and Carter Reynolds. 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 Contra: Legacy of War or Corpse Party.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
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Events

  • Spy Hard, starring Leslie Nielsen is released

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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 24, 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")
Sport Games on May 24, 1996

Sport Games on May 24, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Utah Jazz : 76 - 96
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Chemnitz - Bochum : 0 - 2
  • F Koln - Meppen : 0 - 0
  • Mannheim - Mainz : 2 - 2
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TV Series

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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 24

If May 24, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 3 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 5 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?

Fluid (video game)

Fluid (video game)

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Music

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Contra: Legacy of War

Contra: Legacy of War

Platform: PlayStation Saturn

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami of America

Chess Mates

Chess Mates

Platform: PC, IMac

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Brainstorm

Escape Velocity

Escape Velocity

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

Corpse Party

Corpse Party

Platform: NEC PC-9801; Microsoft Windows; PlayStation Portable; PlayStation Vita; iOS; Nintendo 3DS

Publisher: Kenix Soft (1996); Team GrisGris (2008); 5pb. (2010–present); Marvelous USA (2011–present); GrindHouse (2013–present)


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