Thursday October 24, 1996

US date format: 10/24/1996, UK date format: 24/10/1996

The day of the week was Thursday, under the astrological sign of Scorpio (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on October 24, 1996).

Famous birthdays on this day include Océane Dodin and Justin Burke.

The number one song in US was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was #1 song in the UK.

The English Patient, directed by Anthony Minghella, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1996 while My Many Colored Days by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Staying Alive. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arena: Maze of Death or Batman Forever: The Arcade Game.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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October 24, 1996 Events

What happened on October 24, 1996?


Historical Events

  • Last game at Atlanta County Fulton Stadium. Yanks win record 8th straight road post season win
  • The Marcopper Mine Disaster occurs dumping toxic copper tailings into the Boac River.

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What was 1996 famous for? Discover everything about 1996

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October 24, 1996 Famous Birthdays


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How old am I?

If October 24, 1996 is your birthday you are 26 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on October 24.

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October 24, 1996 Famous Deaths


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Movies

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The English Patient

The English Patient

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas

Country: United States of America

Romeo + Juliet

Romeo + Juliet

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau

Country: United States of America

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Fran Rubel Kuzui

Starring: Kristy Swanson, Donald Sutherland, Paul Reubens, Rutger Hauer

Country: United States of America

The Mirror Has Two Faces

The Mirror Has Two Faces

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Barbra Streisand

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Lauren Bacall, George Segal

Bad Moon

Bad Moon

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Eric Red

Starring: Mariel Hemingway, Michael Paré, Mason Gamble, Ken Pogue

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 24, 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
  2. - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
  3. - No Diggity
  4. - I Love You Always Forever
  5. - Where Do You Go

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Breakfast At Tiffany's
  2. - Words
  3. - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
  4. - Say You'll Be There
  5. - Setting Sun

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - No Diggity
  2. - This Is For The Lover In You
  3. - Last Night (From "The Nutty Professor")
  4. - Nobody
  5. - What Kind Of Man Would I Be

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Recuerdos, Tristeza Y Soledad
  2. - El Principe
  3. - Me Esta Doliendo Dejarte
  4. - No Llores Por Mi
  5. - Cuestion Olvidada
Sport Games on October 24, 1996

Sport Games on October 24, 1996


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Football (Netherlands)
  • Ajax - Waalwijk : 2 - 0
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TV Series

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Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Release year: 1996

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dark Skies

Dark Skies

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Scott Stewart

Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Clark Davis

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Andrew Davis

How old am I?

If October 24, 1996 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1996?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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My Many Colored Days by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher

My Many Colored Days

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The Dr. Seuss book with the youngest concept is now available in a board book that will fit his youngest fans! Lou Lou Johnson's imaginative illustrations and type designs are all here!

The Law Of Love by Laura Esquivel

The Law Of Love

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/ESQUIVEL LAURA/ This new novel, which is highly anticipated by the author of Like Water for Chocolate, tells a story about a cosmic love story. It's a Mexican Midsummer Night's Dream.

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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Angela's Ashes, Frank McCourt's bestselling memoir about his childhood in Ireland, is a Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 New York Times Bestseller.

The Runaway Jury by John Grisham

The Runaway Jury

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The Regulators by Richard Bachman

The Regulators

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A perfect summer afternoon in Wentworth Ohio sees many Poplar Street residents mysteriously killed. At the heart of the mystery is an astonished woman.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Arena: Maze of Death

Arena: Maze of Death

Platform: Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

Batman Forever: The Arcade Game

Batman Forever: The Arcade Game

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Acclaim Japan

DragonRealms

DragonRealms

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X (Game is a text game, played using a custom client based on Windows telnet architecture.)

Genre: MMORPG, MUD

Disney's Pocahontas

Disney's Pocahontas

Platform: Sega Genesis, Game Boy

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: NA Disney Interactive; EU Sega

Descent II

Descent II

Platform: PC (MS-DOS), Mac OS, Acorn Archimedes, AmigaOS4, PlayStation

Genre: First-person shooter, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Interplay Productions Mac Play (Mac OS)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On October 24, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is October 24, 1996?

On October 24, 1996 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 24, 1996?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 24, 1996?

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

Which famous people are born on October 24, 1996?

On October 24, 1996 several famous people were born including, Océane Dodin, Justin Burke, NereusGod .

Which famous people died on October 24, 1996?

Famous people died on October 24, 1996 include, Arthur Axmann, Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, Roderick Barclay.

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

The number one song in the week of October 24, 1996 was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio in US and Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something in UK.

What were the top hits on October 24, 1996?

The top hits on October 24, 1996 were Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio, It's All Coming Back To Me Now by Celine Dion, No Diggity by BLACKstreet in US and Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something, Words by Boyzone, It's All Coming Back To Me Now by Celine Dion in UK.