Tuesday March 26, 1996

US date format: 3/26/1996, UK date format: 26/3/1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Dillon Rupp and Justise Winslow. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Firestarter by The Prodigy was in the top 5 hits. Primal Fear, directed by Gregory Hoblit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot by Al Franken was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga or Casper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 26, 1996?


  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
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  • Fire breaks out at the Pasar Anyar shopping centre in Bogor, West Java. The first death toll estimate is 78 until rescuers notice that 68 of them are mannequins.
  • Three British soldiers are found guilty of the manslaughter of Danish tour guide Louise Jensen in Cyprus. Allan Ford, Justin Fowler and Geoffrey Pernell receive life sentences for the September, 1994 rape/murder.
  • The Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia is created.
  • An overcrowded ferry sinks off the coast of Irois, Haiti, killing more than 200 people.
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Primal Fear

Primal Fear

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton, John Mahoney

Country: United States of America

Small Faces

Small Faces

Directed by: Gillies MacKinnon

Starring: Iain Robertson, Joe McFadden, Steven Duffy, Laura Fraser



Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Cher, Chazz Palminteri, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Mazursky

Hollow Point

Hollow Point

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Thomas Ian Griffith, Tia Carrere, John Lithgow, Donald Sutherland

Virtual Encounters

Virtual Encounters

Directed by: Cybil Richards

Starring: Elizabeth Kaitan, Taylor St. Clair, Rob Lee, Micky Ray

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Music charts

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

  1. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  2. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  3. - Lady
  4. - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  5. - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  6. - I Will Survive
  7. - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
  8. - No One Else
  9. - Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  10. - Doin It
Sport Games on March 26, 1996

Sport Games on March 26, 1996


American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Toronto Raptors : 114 - 111
  • Boston Celtics - Indiana Pacers : 96 - 103
  • Charlotte Hornets - Denver Nuggets : 119 - 112
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Orlando Magic : 113 - 91
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Los Angeles Clippers : 97 - 103
See all Basketball game results of March 26, 1996

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Chesterfield : 1 - 0
  • Carlisle - Rotherham : 2 - 0
  • Hull - Notts County : 0 - 0
  • Peterboro - Blackpool : 0 - 0
  • Wycombe - Bradford : 5 - 2
See all Football game results of March 26, 1996

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chester - Cambridge : 1 - 1
  • Fulham - Leyton Orient : 2 - 1
  • Preston - Bury : 0 - 0
  • Scunthorpe - Exeter : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of March 26, 1996

TV Series

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The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry



Directed by: Eugene Martin

Dexter's Laboratory

Dexter's Laboratory

Sai de Baixo

Sai de Baixo



Days to next March 26

If March 26, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 5 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 4 days.

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Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot by Al Franken

Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot


In the grand satirical tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain comes...Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot, and Other Observations...a scathing--but uncompromisingly fair--look at America's largest talk show host and the rest of the Republican right. Penned

Absolute Power by David Baldacci

Absolute Power


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.

It Takes A Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton

It Takes A Village


In celebration of the tenth anniversary of It Takes a Village, this splendid edition includes photographs and a new Introduction by Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.A

Mcnally'S Puzzle by Lawrence Sanders

Mcnally'S Puzzle


Palm Beach private detective Archy McNally is hired by the wealthy owner of a bird store to investigate threats against his life, but the case soon becomes complicated by

Primary Colors by Anonymous

Primary Colors


A brilliant and penetrating look behind the scenes of modern American politics, Primary Colors is a funny, wise, and dramatic story with characters and events that resemble some familiar, real-life figures.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga

The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga

Platform: PlayStation Saturn MS-DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Marvel 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

Bass Masters Classic: Pro Edition

Bass Masters Classic: Pro Edition

Platform: Super NES[1] Sega Genesis

Genre: Fishing

Publisher: Black Pearl[1] Malibu (Bass Masters Classic, SNES) Altron (Bass Masters Classic, SFC)



Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, 3DO, Game Boy, SNES, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Windows 95, Windows 98

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment Natsume (GB & SNES) Microïds (GBA) WizardWorks Software (PC)

Dragon Force

Dragon Force

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: NA Working Designs

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