Tuesday August 27, 1996

US date format: 8/27/1996, UK date format: 27/8/1996

The day of the week was Tuesday, under the astrological sign of Virgo (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on August 27, 1996).

Famous birthdays on this day include Stefanie Giesinger and Sophia Stallone.

The number one song in US was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Ready Or Not by Fugees was #1 song in the UK.

The Funeral, directed by Abel Ferrara, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1996 while Falling Up by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Safe and Sound. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Furuta Atsuya no Simulation Pro Yakyuu 2 or Arc the Lad II.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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August 27, 1996 Famous Birthdays


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How old am I?

If August 27, 1996 is your birthday you are 26 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on August 27.

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August 27, 1996 Famous Deaths


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Movies

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The Funeral

The Funeral

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, Chris Penn, Annabella Sciorra, Isabella Rossellini

Unhook the Stars

Unhook the Stars

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Nick Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Marisa Tomei, Gérard Depardieu, Jake Lloyd

Kissed

Kissed

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Lynne Stopkewich

Starring: Molly Parker, Peter Outerbridge, Jay Brazeau, Natasha Morley

Bulletproof

Bulletproof

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Ernest R. Dickerson

Starring: Damon Wayans, Adam Sandler, James Caan, Jeep Swenson

Bogus

Bogus

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Gérard Depardieu, Haley Joel Osment, Andrea Martin

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 27, 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
  2. - I Love You Always Forever
  3. - Hit Me Off
  4. - Twisted
  5. - Loungin'

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Ready Or Not
  2. - Flava
  3. - Wannabe
  4. - I've Got A Little Puppy
  5. - I'm Alive

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Hit Me Off
  2. - Twisted
  3. - You're Makin' Me High/Let It Flow
  4. - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
  5. - Loungin

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Que Pena Me Das
  2. - Mejores Que Ella
  3. - No Puedo Arrancarte De Mi
  4. - No Llores Por Mi
  5. - Dame
Sport Games on August 27, 1996

Sport Games on August 27, 1996


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Freiburg : 3 - 1
  • Hamburg - Stuttgart : 0 - 4
  • Schalke 04 - Bochum : 1 - 1
  • Werder Bremen - M'gladbach : 1 - 0
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Division 2

Football (France)
  • Amiens - Toulouse : 1 - 3
  • Charleville - Toulon : 0 - 3
  • Laval - Niort : 1 - 1
  • Louhans-Cuis. - Martigues : 0 - 0
  • Mulhouse - Chateauroux : 2 - 0
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Marseille : 0 - 0
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Crystal Palace - West Brom : 0 - 0
  • Ipswich - Grimsby : 1 - 1
  • Oxford - Norwich : 0 - 1
  • Portsmouth - Southend : 1 - 0
  • Tranmere - Port Vale : 2 - 0
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TV Series

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Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Clark Davis

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Andrew Davis

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Steve Barron

Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Release year: 1996

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Release year: 1996

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

If August 27, 1996 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Falling Up by Shel Silverstein

Falling Up

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A beautiful collection of poetry and drawings by Shel Silverstein (New York Times bestseller), comes this book.

Cadillac Jukebox by James Lee Burke

Cadillac Jukebox

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Aaron Crown, the long-standing murderer of Louisiana's most prominent black civil rights leader, was not surprising to anyone.

Exclusive by Sandra Brown

Exclusive

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Barrie Travis, a good reporter who works at a low-budget TV station when the First lady calls and offers her the chance of a lifetime.

Servant of the Bones by Anne Rice

Servant of the Bones

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He is the author of many fantastic universes of vampires and witches. In a major novel, he takes us into the worlds of Jeremiah and Isaiah, and the destruction and rebirth of Solomon's Temple to tell the story about Azriel, …

Melody by V.C. Andrews

Melody

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Melody Logan knew Haille was unhappy in her hardscrabble mining community ....But Melody felt safe with her father's unwavering devotion until a terrible mine accident took her away from her family.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Furuta Atsuya no Simulation Pro Yakyuu 2

Furuta Atsuya no Simulation Pro Yakyuu 2

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Hect[1]

Arc the Lad II

Arc the Lad II

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

Final Doom

Final Doom

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

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive

Ares

Ares

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

A-10 Cuba!

A-10 Cuba!

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 27, 1996?

On August 27, 1996 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 27, 1996?

On August 27, 1996 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 27, 1996?

On August 27, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 27, 1996?

On August 27, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 27, 1996?

On August 27, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 27, 1996?

On August 27, 1996 several famous people were born including, Stefanie Giesinger, Sophia Stallone, Diego Gomes.

Which famous people died on August 27, 1996?

Famous people died on August 27, 1996 include, Greg Morris, Abram Games, Alexander Lanusse.

What was the number one song in August 27, 1996?

The number one song in the week of August 27, 1996 was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio in US and Ready Or Not by Fugees in UK.

What were the top hits on August 27, 1996?

The top hits on August 27, 1996 were Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio, I Love You Always Forever by Donna Lewis, Hit Me Off by New Edition in US and Ready Or Not by Fugees, Flava by Peter Andre, Wannabe by The Spice Girls in UK.