Monday August 26, 1996

US date format: 8/26/1996, UK date format: 26/8/1996

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 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 Luke Siperly and Nehru. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Ready Or Not by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. The Funeral, directed by Abel Ferrara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Safe and Sound. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fluid (video game) or Catfight.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday

Events

  • Chun Doo-hwan is sentenced to death, after being found guilty of mutiny and treason.
  • Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law.
  • Iraqi expatriates seeking refuge hijack a Sudanese airliner en route from Khartoum to Amman.

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Movies

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The Funeral

The Funeral

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, Chris Penn, Annabella Sciorra, Isabella Rossellini

Unhook the Stars

Unhook the Stars

Directed by: Nick Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Marisa Tomei, Gérard Depardieu, Jake Lloyd

Kissed

Kissed

Directed by: Lynne Stopkewich

Starring: Molly Parker, Peter Outerbridge, Jay Brazeau, Natasha Morley

Bulletproof

Bulletproof

Directed by: Ernest R. Dickerson

Starring: Damon Wayans, Adam Sandler, James Caan, Jeep Swenson

Bogus

Bogus

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Gérard Depardieu, Haley Joel Osment, Andrea Martin

Sport Games on August 26, 1996

Sport Games on August 26, 1996


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Hertha - Leipzig : 1 - 1
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Leeds - Wimbledon : 1 - 0
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TV Series

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Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound

Directed by: Clark Davis

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Superman

Superman

Days to next August 26

If August 26, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 1 month, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams

The Dilbert Principle

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The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.

How Stella Got Her Groove Back by Terry McMillan

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

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Stella Payne is forty-two, divorced, a high-powered investment analyst, mother of eleven-year-old Quincy- and she does it all. In fact, if she doesn't do it, it doesn't get done, from Little League carpool duty to analyzing portfolios to folding the …

The Runaway Jury by John Grisham

The Runaway Jury

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose

Undaunted Courage

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From the bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one

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

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

Catfight

Catfight

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Atlantean Interactive Games

Arcade Classics

Arcade Classics

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Sega

AD&D Masterpiece Collection

AD&D Masterpiece Collection

Platform: Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: SSI

Close Combat

Close Combat

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On August 26, 1996 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 26, 1996?

On August 26, 1996 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 26, 1996?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on August 26, 1996?

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

Which famous people are born on August 26, 1996?

On August 26, 1996 several famous people were born including, Luke Siperly, Nehru, Gracie Dzienny

Which famous people died on August 26, 1996?

Famous people died on August 26, 1996 include, Alejandro Lanusse, Baron Baker, Catherine Mary Hall

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

The number one song in the week of August 26, 1996 was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio in US and Ready Or Not by Fugees in UK

What were the top hits on August 26, 1996?

The top hits on August 26, 1996 were Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio, I Love You Always Forever by Donna Lewis, Hit Me Off by New Edition in US and Ready Or Not by Fugees, Flava by Peter Andre, Wannabe by The Spice Girls in UK


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