Saturday May 25, 1996

US date format: 5/25/1996, UK date format: 25/5/1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 25, 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 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 Die Hard Arcade or Genewars.
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 25, 1996?


  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
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  • Jennifer Maria Holsten, 18, crowned Miss Filipino-American.
  • Buck, dog (TV show Married with Children), dies at age 13.

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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



Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, Dina Meyer, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Steve Rash

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Langella, Dennis Farina, Richard Jenkins



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 25, 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 25, 1996

Sport Games on May 25, 1996


American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Orlando Magic : 86 - 67
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Vallecano : 3 - 1
  • Ath Madrid - Albacete : 2 - 0
  • Celta - Valencia : 1 - 1
  • Espanol - Compostela : 0 - 0
  • Santander - Sociedad : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of May 25, 1996

Ethniki Katigoria

Football (Greece)
  • Kalamata - Apollon : 3 - 0
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master



Directed by: Marcus Scott

The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry



Days to next May 25

If May 25, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 4 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 29 days.

Magazine Covers

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Absolute Power by David Baldacci

Absolute Power


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


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


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


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


240pages. in8. Broché.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?



Platform: DOS, Mac OS, Acorn Archimedes, AmigaOS, AmigaOS 4, iOS, Linux

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: NA Electronic Arts; EU Origin Systems

Digital Pinball: Necronomicon

Digital Pinball: Necronomicon

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Pinball

Die Hard Arcade

Die Hard Arcade

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega



Platform: Windows, DOS

Genre: RTS

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard

Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter Role-playing shooter

Publisher: Squaresoft

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