Monday February 26, 1996

US date format: 2/26/1996, UK date format: 26/2/1996

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 26, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits. The Birdcage, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Bad Hare Day by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marisol. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bug Too! or Close Combat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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The Birdcage

The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States of America

Shaman

Shaman

Directed by: Bartabas

Starring: Spartak Fedotov, Igor Gotsmanov

The Arrival

The Arrival

Directed by: David Twohy

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Schiff, Shane

If Lucy Fell

If Lucy Fell

Directed by: Eric Schaeffer

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Eric Schaeffer, Ben Stiller, Elle Macpherson

Night Hunter

Night Hunter

Directed by: Rick Jacobson

Starring: Don Wilson, Melanie Smith, Nicholas Guest, Sid Sham

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
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Events

  • Silicon Graphics makes a cash tender offer of US$30 per share for 75 percent of Cray Research stock, for a total cost of US$576 million. The merger is expected to be completed by June.

Famous Deaths

vinyl songs

Music charts

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

  1. - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  2. - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  3. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  4. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  5. - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
  6. - No One Else
  7. - Soon As I Get Home
  8. - Get Money
  9. - Lady
  10. - Tonite's Tha Night
Sport Games on February 26, 1996

Sport Games on February 26, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Sacramento Kings : 93 - 78
  • Indiana Pacers - Boston Celtics : 122 - 119
  • New York Knicks - Los Angeles Lakers : 96 - 114
  • Phoenix Suns - Utah Jazz : 87 - 110
See all Basketball game results of February 26, 1996

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Nice - Cannes : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of February 26, 1996

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Doncaster - Fulham : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of February 26, 1996

TV Series

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Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

Bî-Faitâ Kabuto

Bî-Faitâ Kabuto

Muppets Tonight

Muppets Tonight

Naked: Stories of Men

Naked: Stories of Men

High Incident

High Incident

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Bad Hare Day by R.L. Stine

Bad Hare Day

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Hoping to be a real magician someday, Tim Swanson practices the tricks performed by his idol, Amaz-O, but when Tim attends one of Amaz-O's shows, he is disappointed to learn that his hero is a grump and decides to steal …

Shock Wave by Clive Cussler

Shock Wave

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A Mysterious Plague in the Antarctic... A Diamond Empire Run by an Evil Genius... A Devastating New Technology... NUMA agent DIRK PITT® is investigating the baffling deaths

Behind The Lines by W. E. B. Griffin

Behind The Lines

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Behind the Lines is W. E. B. Griffin's powerful novel of World War II -- and the courage, patriotism, and sacrifice of those who fought it.By

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.

Contagion by Robin Cook

Contagion

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In a story of the dangers of managed health care, ophthalmologist-turned-foresic pathologist John Stapleton investigates a series of virulent and lethal illnesses targeting more costly patients of a

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Civilization II

Civilization II

Platform: Mac OS PlayStation Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

Persona

Persona

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360

Genre: Role-playing, Social simulation

Publisher: JP Atlus, ASCII Corporation; NA Atlus; EU Koei, Ghostlight, Sega, Square Enix, NIS America, Zen United

DeathKeep

DeathKeep

Platform: 3DO, Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Strategic Simulations

Bug Too!

Bug Too!

Platform: Saturn, Windows

Genre: Action, Platform

Publisher: Sega

Close Combat

Close Combat

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft


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