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 zodiac on February 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. 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. Fargo, directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, 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 The Divide: Enemies Within or DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1996, at February 26 across the years or at February 1996 calendar.

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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.

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Movies

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Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Country: United States of America

Trainspotting memorabilia

Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

From Dusk Till Dawn

From Dusk Till Dawn

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis, Quentin Tarantino

Country: United States of America

From Dusk Till Dawn memorabilia

Hard Eight

Hard Eight

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson

The Whole Wide World

The Whole Wide World

Directed by: Dan Ireland

Starring: Vincent D'Onofrio, Renée Zellweger, Ann Wedgeworth, Harve Presnell

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Music charts

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Top #5 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
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
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Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Doncaster - Fulham : 0 - 2
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TV Series

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Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai

Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai

Starring: Mayo Suzukaze, Richard Cansino, Dean Wein, Dina Sherman

Country: Japan

A Mug's Game

A Mug's Game

Detective Conan

Detective Conan

Written by:

Starring: Minami Takayama, Wakana Yamazaki, Akira Kamiya, Wataru Takagi

Country: Japan

Traders

Traders

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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

By:

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?

Chaos Overlords

Chaos Overlords

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: New World Computing

Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1

Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1

Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn Super Nintendo

Genre: Compilation (various)

Publisher: Midway Games

Final Doom

Final Doom

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows 95, Macintosh, PlayStation

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive

The Divide: Enemies Within

The Divide: Enemies Within

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Viacom New Media

DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure

DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What zodiac sign is February 26, 1996?

On February 26, 1996 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 26, 1996?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on February 26, 1996?

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

Which famous people died on February 26, 1996?

Famous people died on February 26, 1996 include, Audrey Angers, Daniel John Chapman Cunningham.

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

The number one song in the week of February 26, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Children by Robert Miles in UK.

What were the top hits on February 26, 1996?

The top hits on February 26, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Not Gon' Cry by Mary J. Blige, Sittin' Up In My Room by Brandy in US and Children by Robert Miles, How Deep Is Your Love by Take That, Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis in UK.