Friday April 26, 1996

US date format: 4/26/1996, UK date format: 26/4/1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 26, 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 Jennifer Gates and Kennedy Grace. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. Last Dance, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Moonlight Becomes You by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tattoon Master. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chex Quest or Casper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
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Events

  • Sotherby ends 4 day auction of Jackie O stuff-take in $34.5 million
  • Stirling Silliphant, American screenwriter and producer, dies at age 78 (born 1918).
  • Shaun Pollock takes four wickets in four balls for Warwickshire in B&H.
  • A regional security treaty is signed by the "Shanghai Five".
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Movies

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Last Dance

Last Dance

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Sharon Stone, Rob Morrow, Randy Quaid, Peter Gallagher

The Great White Hype

The Great White Hype

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, Peter Berg

The Pallbearer

The Pallbearer

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: David Schwimmer, Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael Rapaport, Toni Collette

Zone 39

Zone 39

Directed by: John Tatoulis

Starring: Peter Phelps, Carolyn Bock, William Zappa, Bradley Byquar

Downhill Willie

Downhill Willie

Directed by: David Mitchell

Starring: Keith Coogan, Lochlyn Munro, Staci Keanan, Estelle Harris

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 26, 1996?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - You're The One
  2. - Always Be My Babyyoutube
  3. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  4. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  5. - Lady
  6. - A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (From "A Thin Line...")
  7. - I Will Survive
  8. - Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  9. - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
  10. - 5 O'Clock
Sport Games on April 26, 1996

Sport Games on April 26, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Orlando Magic : 92 - 112
  • Miami Heat - Chicago Bulls : 85 - 102
  • Phoenix Suns - San Antonio Spurs : 98 - 120
  • Sacramento Kings - Seattle SuperSonics : 85 - 97
See all Basketball game results of April 26, 1996

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Kaiserslautern - Uerdingen : 3 - 0
  • St Pauli - Schalke 04 : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - Wattenscheid : 0 - 2
  • Mannheim - Zwickau : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of April 26, 1996

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Auxerre - St Etienne : 2 - 0
  • Nice - Bordeaux : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of April 26, 1996

TV Series

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Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Mercury

Mercury

Super Bueréré

Super Bueréré

Days to next April 26

If April 26, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 5 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Moonlight Becomes You by Mary Higgins Clark

Moonlight Becomes You

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From Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, a thriller “that grabs you with the first paragraph and never lets go” (USA TODAY) about a woman desperate to uncover the truth behind her beloved stepmother’s death.At

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.

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

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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

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence

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Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why.

That Camden Summer by LaVyrle Spencer

That Camden Summer

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LaVyrle Spencer, known for her "heartrending slices of Americana" writes of how love can be more special the second time around...

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Arabian Nights: Sabaku no Seirei-ō

Arabian Nights: Sabaku no Seirei-ō

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Takara

Chex Quest

Chex Quest

Platform: MS-DOS Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Digital Café

Firo & Klawd

Firo & Klawd

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: BMG

DragonHeart: Fire and Steel

DragonHeart: Fire and Steel

Platform: PSX, Sega Saturn, PC, Game Boy

Genre: Hack and slash, Action, Platformer

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment Acclaim Japan (Japan release)

Casper

Casper

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, 3DO, Game Boy, SNES, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Windows 95, Windows 98

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment Natsume (GB & SNES) Microïds (GBA) WizardWorks Software (PC)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 26, 1996?

On April 26, 1996 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 26, 1996?

On April 26, 1996 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 26, 1996?

On April 26, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 26, 1996?

On April 26, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 26, 1996?

On April 26, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 26, 1996?

On April 26, 1996 several famous people were born including, Jennifer Gates, Kennedy Grace, Allisyn Arm.

Which famous people died on April 26, 1996?

Famous people died on April 26, 1996 include, Burton Stein, John Norrie McArthur.

What was the number one song in April 26, 1996?

The number one song in the week of April 26, 1996 was Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion in US and Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison in UK.

What were the top hits on April 26, 1996?

The top hits on April 26, 1996 were Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion, Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey, Nobody Knows by Tony Rich Project in US and Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison, Firestarter by The Prodigy, Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit by Gina G in UK.


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