#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Sunday 26 May 1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Austin Michael Luciano and J Hus. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. DragonHeart, directed by Rob Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Green Mile, Part 2: The Mouse on the Mile by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saturday Live. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Down in the Dumps or Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1996 or at May 26 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 26 May 1996 and get them!

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Buzzkill

Written by: Dave Sheridan

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

More info

Profit

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States

More info

The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

Starring: Mark Thomas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

DragonHeart

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

More info

Mission: Impossible

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Bart

Country: United States

More info

Twister

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes

Country: United States

More info

Dead Man

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover

Country: United States

More info

The Craft

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 26 May 1996!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 26 May
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Laura Davies wins J C Penney / LPGA Skins Golf Game
  • Rosie Jones wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic.
  • Indianapolis 500 race; Buddy Lazier wins with an average speed of 147.956 mph.

Where were your ancestors 100 years before 26 May 1996

Discover their stories. Preserve your legacy.

Our team of professional genealogists provide full-service genealogical research for clients worldwide, helping them discover their roots and personal history through records, narratives, and DNA.

Request a free consultation

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 26 May 1996 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1996?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.328
  • Time: University of Oklahoma graduate students using Doppler radar to measure wind speeds in this tornado,
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9535

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Tenth Insight

By: James Redfield

240pages. in8. Broché.

More info

The Green Mile, Part 2: The Mouse on the Mile

By: Stephen King

A mouse moves into Cold Mountain Penitentiary and breaks up the monotony for the three death row inmates.

More info

Bad As I Wanna Be

By: Dennis Rodman with Tim Keown

A wild ride inside the glowing head of Dennis Rodman--the NBA's greatest rebounder and America's most outspoken and outrageous athlete.When Sports Illustrated put the man they call "America's most provocative athlete" on their cover, they sold more copies than any ...

More info

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

By: Terry McMillan

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 ...

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Death Rally

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android, Kindle Fire

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Apogee Software (DOS) Remedy Entertainment (iOS, Android)

More info

Gearheads

Platform: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, Philips CD-i, SNES

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Philips Media

More info

Down in the Dumps

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Philips Media

More info

Fragile Allegiance

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Me

Genre: 4X, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive Interplay

More info
Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard

Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter Role-playing shooter

Publisher: Squaresoft


#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 26 May 1996 is such a special date for you!