Friday July 26, 1996

US date format: 7/26/1996, UK date format: 26/7/1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Samantha Runnion and Jamie Curry. In that special week of July people in US were listening to You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito, 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 Chain Reaction. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood & Magic or Persona.
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Matilda

Matilda

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz

Country: United States of America

Killer Condom

Killer Condom

Directed by: Martin Walz

Starring: Udo Samel, Peter Lohmeyer, Iris Berben, Leonard Lansink

A Time to Kill

A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States of America

Joe's Apartment

Joe's Apartment

Directed by: John Payson

Starring: Jerry O'Connell, Megan Ward, Billy West, Reginald Hudlin

The Frighteners

The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

Lynette Jennings Design

Lynette Jennings Design

Days to next July 26

If July 26, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 2 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 26 days.
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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 Fourth Estate by Jeffrey Archer

The Fourth Estate

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Fourth EstateJeffrey ArcherRichard Armstrong narrowly escaped Hitler's atrocities in Eastern Europe on his courage and his wits―skills that served him well in peacetime.

Falling Up by Shel Silverstein

Falling Up

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From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings.Filled

Exclusive by Sandra Brown

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Barrie Travis is a damn good reporter stuck at a low-budget television station when the First Lady calls her―and offers her the opportunity of a lifetime.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blood & Magic

Blood & Magic

Platform: DOS, Windows 95

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Interplay

Iron Man and X-O Manowar in Heavy Metal

Iron Man and X-O Manowar in Heavy Metal

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Game Boy, Game Gear, DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment Marvel Comics Valiant Comics

BVE TrainSim

BVE TrainSim

Platform: Windows 95 Windows 98 Windows ME Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows Vista (With .dll add ons & BVE 5) Windows 7 (With .dll add ons/Windows XP Mode/VMLite XP Mode & BVE 5) Windows 8 (With .dll add ons)

Genre: Train simulator

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

College Slam

College Slam

Platform: Super NES, Genesis, Game Boy, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Acclaim

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What zodiac sign is July 26, 1996?

On July 26, 1996 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 26, 1996?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on July 26, 1996?

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

Which famous people are born on July 26, 1996?

On July 26, 1996 several famous people were born including, Samantha Runnion, Jamie Curry, Olivia Breen.

Which famous people died on July 26, 1996?

Famous people died on July 26, 1996 include, Arthur William Raynes McDonald, Evelyn Levine.

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

The number one song in the week of July 26, 1996 was You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton in US and Killing Me Softly by Fugees in UK.

What were the top hits on July 26, 1996?

The top hits on July 26, 1996 were You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton, How Do U Want It by 2 Pac, Give Me One Reason by Tracy Chapman in US and Killing Me Softly by Fugees, Mysterious Girl by Peter Andre featuring Bubbler Ranx, Wannabe by The Spice Girls in UK.


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