Friday January 26, 1996

US date format: 1/26/1996, UK date format: 26/1/1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 IM (rapper) and Allie Evans. In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. The Whole Wide World, directed by Dan Ireland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Charles Kuralt'S America by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marisol. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 16 Tales or Death Tank.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
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Events

  • Les Miserables, opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg
  • Death by firing squad by John Albert Taylor in Utah, USA, for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl.
  • Whitewater scandal: U.S. First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies before a grand jury.

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Movies

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The Whole Wide World

The Whole Wide World

Directed by: Dan Ireland

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

Citizen Ruth

Citizen Ruth

Directed by: Alexander Payne

Starring: Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Mary Kay Place, Kurtwood Smith

Freeway

Freeway

Directed by: Matthew Bright

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Kiefer Sutherland, Bokeem Woodbine, Paul Perri

The Daytrippers

The Daytrippers

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Starring: Hope Davis, Stanley Tucci, Parker Posey, Liev Schreiber

Walking and Talking

Walking and Talking

Directed by: Nicole Holofcener

Starring: Catherine Keener, Anne Heche, Amy Braverman, Miranda Rhyne

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Music charts

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Sport Games on January 26, 1996

Sport Games on January 26, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - New Jersey Nets : 107 - 115
  • Indiana Pacers - Boston Celtics : 107 - 90
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Philadelphia 76ers : 100 - 88
  • Miami Heat - Chicago Bulls : 80 - 102
  • Orlando Magic - Atlanta Hawks : 84 - 96
See all Basketball game results of January 26, 1996

Futbol Ligi 1

Football (Turkey)
  • Bursaspor - Antalyaspor : 2 - 1
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TV Series

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Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line

Directed by: Errol Morris

A Mug's Game

A Mug's Game

Traders

Traders

Remember WENN

Remember WENN

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Starring: Tom Beckett, George Hall, Margaret Hall, Melinda Mullins

Country: United States of America

Days to next January 26

If January 26, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Charles Kuralt'S America by Charles Kuralt

Charles Kuralt'S America

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The former CBS-TV newsman and author of A Life on the Road revisits some of his favorite places and people in their best seasons, in a cheerful account of

Five Days In Paris by Danielle Steel

Five Days In Paris

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As president of a major pharmaceutical empire, Peter Haskell has everything. Power, position, a career and a family, which mean everything to him, and for which he has sacrificed a great

The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans

The Horse Whisperer

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured …

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gra

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

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Subtitle: ?€œThe Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex?€?. (H, HarperCollins)

Waiting to Exhale by Terry McMillan

Waiting to Exhale

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From the critically acclaimed author of A Day Late and a Dollar Short and The Interruption of Everything, a wise, earthy story of a friendship between four African American women who lean on each other while "waiting to exhale": waiting …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Diablo series

Diablo series

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Sierra Entertainment

16 Tales

16 Tales

Publisher: Lightspan

A-10 Cuba!

A-10 Cuba!

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Activision

Death Tank

Death Tank

Platform: Sega Saturn

Bruce Jenner's World Class Decathlon

Bruce Jenner's World Class Decathlon

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Decathlon

Publisher: Dallas Multimedia


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