Friday June 28, 1996

US date format: 6/28/1996, UK date format: 28/6/1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Brady Good and Donna Vekić. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Kingpin, directed by Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Tenth Insight by James Redfield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mensch, Pia!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood & Magic or Championship Manager 96/97.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day

Events

  • Nutty Professor, starring Eddie Murphy opens in theaters in the USA
  • The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.
  • A new government is formed in Turkey, with Necmettin Erbakan of Refah Partisi becoming prime minister of the coalition government, and deputy and foreign minister Tansu Çiller of the True Path Party succeeding him after two years.
  • The Prince's Trust concert is held in Hyde Park, London, and is attended by 150,000 people. The Who headlines the event in their first performance since 1989.
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Movies

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Kingpin

Kingpin

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Bill Murray, Vanessa Angel

Country: United States of America

Green Plaid Shirt

Green Plaid Shirt

Directed by: Richard Natale

Starring: Gregory Phelan, Kevin Spirtas, Richard Israel, Russell Scott Lewis

Where Truth Lies

Where Truth Lies

Directed by: William H. Molina

Starring: John Savage, Kim Cattrall, Malcolm McDowell, Candice Daly

Independence Day

Independence Day

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell

Country: United States of America

Striptease

Striptease

Directed by: Andrew Bergman

Starring: Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds, Armand Assante, Ving Rhames

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

Wo cai wo cai wo cai cai cai

Wo cai wo cai wo cai cai cai

Days to next June 28

If June 28, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 3 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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The Tenth Insight by James Redfield

The Tenth Insight

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240pages. in8. Broché.

Sudden Prey by John Sandford

Sudden Prey

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The crime spree should have ended when Lucas Davenport killed the female bank robber during the shoot-out. But it’s just beginning, because the woman’s husband isn’t about to let Lucas—or anyone

Partners In Power by Roger Morris

Partners In Power

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In this devastating dual portrait of the former president and first lady, an investigative reporter reveals the untold secrets of the most ambitious yet scandalous partnership in the history of American

Moonlight Becomes You by Mary Higgins Clark

Moonlight Becomes You

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From Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, a thriller “that grabs you with the first paragraph and never lets go” (USA TODAY) about a woman desperate to uncover the truth behind her beloved stepmother’s death.At

Primary Colors by Anonymous

Primary Colors

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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.

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

Championship Manager 96/97

Championship Manager 96/97

Platform: PC/Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Cool Boarders

Cool Boarders

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: JP UEP Systems; NA SCEA; EU SCEE; JP Studio Zan (PSN)

Fighters Megamix

Fighters Megamix

Platform: Sega Saturn, Game.com

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Sega Tiger Electronics (Game.com)

Big Red Racing

Big Red Racing

Platform: DOS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Domark

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 28, 1996?

On June 28, 1996 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is June 28, 1996?

On June 28, 1996 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 28, 1996?

On June 28, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 28, 1996?

On June 28, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 28, 1996?

On June 28, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 28, 1996?

On June 28, 1996 several famous people were born including, Brady Good, Donna Vekić.

Which famous people died on June 28, 1996?

Famous people died on June 28, 1996 include, George Ghita Ionescu, Michael Wishart, Piers Gray.

What was the number one song in June 28, 1996?

The number one song in the week of June 28, 1996 was Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony in US and Killing Me Softly by Fugees in UK.

What were the top hits on June 28, 1996?

The top hits on June 28, 1996 were Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton, Give Me One Reason by Tracy Chapman in US and Killing Me Softly by Fugees, Born Slippy by Underworld, Three Lions by Baddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds in UK.


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