Wednesday February 28, 1996

US date format: 2/28/1996, UK date format: 28/2/1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 28, 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 Bobbe' J Thompson and Bobb'e J. Thompson. In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits. Fargo, directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Bad Hare Day by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marisol. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arabian Nights: Sabaku no Seirei-ō or 19XX: The War Against Destiny.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
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Events

  • 38th Grammy Awards: "Jagged Little Pill" - Alanis Morisette wins.
  • Canadian singer Alanis Morissette wins the top honor, Album of the Year award, at the 38th Annual Grammy Awards. She is the youngest person to ever win this award, a record she held until 2010.
  • In Lumberton, North Carolina, Daniel Green is convicted of the murder of James Jordan, the father of basketball star Michael Jordan.
  • Faucett Flight 251 in route from Lima to Rodriguez Ballon airport crashes into a mountain near Arequipa all 123 people on board are killed.
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Movies

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Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

The Birdcage

The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States of America

Shaman

Shaman

Directed by: Bartabas

Starring: Spartak Fedotov, Igor Gotsmanov

The Arrival

The Arrival

Directed by: David Twohy

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Schiff, Shane

If Lucy Fell

If Lucy Fell

Directed by: Eric Schaeffer

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Eric Schaeffer, Ben Stiller, Elle Macpherson

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 28, 1996?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  2. - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  3. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  4. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  5. - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
  6. - No One Else
  7. - Soon As I Get Home
  8. - Get Money
  9. - Lady
  10. - Tonite's Tha Night
Sport Games on February 28, 1996

Sport Games on February 28, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Boston Celtics : 116 - 121
  • Detroit Pistons - Seattle SuperSonics : 80 - 94
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Vancouver Grizzlies : 99 - 80
  • Miami Heat - Orlando Magic : 112 - 116
  • New York Knicks - Sacramento Kings : 85 - 90
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Dunfermline - St Johnstone : 3 - 2
  • Leicester - Derby : 0 - 0
  • Norwich - Sheffield United : 0 - 0
  • Stoke - Watford : 2 - 0
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Blackburn : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of February 28, 1996

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Go Ahead Eagles - Nijmegen : 2 - 2
  • Graafschap - Heerenveen : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of February 28, 1996

TV Series

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Marisol

Marisol

Directed by: Eugene Martin

Bî-Faitâ Kabuto

Bî-Faitâ Kabuto

Muppets Tonight

Muppets Tonight

Naked: Stories of Men

Naked: Stories of Men

High Incident

High Incident

Days to next February 28

If February 28, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 6 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Shock Wave by Clive Cussler

Shock Wave

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A Mysterious Plague in the Antarctic... A Diamond Empire Run by an Evil Genius... A Devastating New Technology... NUMA agent DIRK PITT® is investigating the baffling deaths

Bad Hare Day by R.L. Stine

Bad Hare Day

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Hoping to be a real magician someday, Tim Swanson practices the tricks performed by his idol, Amaz-O, but when Tim attends one of Amaz-O's shows, he is disappointed to learn that his hero is a grump and decides to steal …

It Takes A Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton

It Takes A Village

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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

Intensity by Dean Koontz

Intensity

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Past midnight, Chyna Shepard, twenty-six, gazes out a moonlit window, unable to sleep on her first night in the Napa Valley home of her best friend’s family.

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence

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Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Arabian Nights: Sabaku no Seirei-ō

Arabian Nights: Sabaku no Seirei-ō

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Takara

19XX: The War Against Destiny

19XX: The War Against Destiny

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Casual Romance Club

Casual Romance Club

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Sega Saturn

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

Formula 1

Formula 1

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

Donkey Kong Land 2

Donkey Kong Land 2

Platform: Game Boy, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Nintendo


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