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What day of the week was February 29, 1996?


February 29, 1996 was a Thursday and it was the 60th day of the year 1996 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 29, 1996 can also be written as 2/29/1996 in the US and as 29/2/1996 in UK and Europe.

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February 29, 1996: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on February 29, 1996:

  • Soyuz tm-23, lands
  • In lumberton, north carolina, daniel green is convicted of the murder of james jordan, the father of famous basketball player; michael jordan.
  • Faucett flight 251 crashes in the andes, killing 123 people.
  • Faucett flight 251 en route from lima to rodriguez ballon airport crashes into a mountain near arequipa; all 123 people on board are killed.
  • At least 81 people drown when a boat capsizes 120 kilometres east of kampala, uganda.
  • The bosnian government declares the end of the siege of sarajevo.
  • Faucett flight 251 crashes in the andes; all 123 passengers and crew are killed.
  • The siege of sarajevo officially ends.

February 29, 1996: What were the magazines covers that day?

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February 29, 1996: What were the main match results that day?

NBA - American Basketball

  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Milwaukee Bucks : 95 - 86
  • Dallas Mavericks - Denver Nuggets : 137 - 120
  • Golden State Warriors - Indiana Pacers : 85 - 94
  • Orlando Magic - New Jersey Nets : 114 - 98
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Houston Rockets : 95 - 109

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February 29, 1996: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 29th is Pisces.

Pisces is the 12th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between February 19th and March 20th belong to the Pisces sign: discover Pisces personality and who should a Pisces marry.

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces.

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February 29, 1996: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 29, 1996 is Rat and the associated element is Fire.

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February 29, 1996: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on February 29, 1996 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 29, 1996 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on February 29, 1996 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 85% full, rising at 01:38 pm and setting at 04:03 am.

The previous full moon was on Feb 04, 1996 while the next full moon would come on Mar 05, 1996.

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Who was born on February 29, 1996?


Famous people born on February 29, 1996:

  • Halvor Egner Granerud

    Norwegian ski jumper known for his impressive performances in ski jumping competitions.

  • Claudia Williams

    New zealand tennis player.

  • Reece Prescod

    British sprinter.

  • Nelson Asofa-Solomona

    New zealand rugby league player.

  • Korede Bello

    Pop singer.

  • Sebastian Schmitt
  • Soya Takahashi
  • Shuta Doi
  • Jaume Valens Cardell
  • Andrea Esteban Catalán
  • Dhea Annisa
  • Aníbal Rosales

Whose famous birthday is on February 29th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 29th:

  • Tony Robbins
    Tony Robbins

    Tony robbins is a well-known self-help author and motivational speaker, best known for his seminars and self-help books.

  • Ja Rule
    Ja Rule

    Ja rule is a rapper and actor known for his successful music career in the early 2000s and for his collaborations with other artists.

  • Michèle Morgan
    Michèle Morgan

    French actress, who received acclaim at the age of 18, for her role in the film "quai des brumes", one year after she made her debut in...

  • Dennis Farina
    Dennis Farina

    Dennis farina was an american actor known for his roles in popular tv shows and movies such as law & order and snatch.

  • Dinah Shore
    Dinah Shore

    American entertainer.

  • Alex Rocco
    Alex Rocco

    Actor (blue knight, stanley, stunt man).

  • Antonio Sabato
    Antonio Sabato

    Antonio sabato is an italian-american actor known for his roles in various soap operas such as general hospital and the bold and the...

  • Frank Woodley
    Frank Woodley

    Frank woodley is an australian comedian known for his physical comedy and slapstick style.

  • Joss Ackland
    Joss Ackland

    London, england -- actor ("queenie, to kill a priest").

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How old is someone born on February 29, 1996?


Someone born on February 29, 1996 is:

28 years 2 months old,

or 338 months and 20 days old,

or 1472 weeks and 3 days old,

or 10307 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 29, 1996?

There are 285 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday February 28th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 29, 1996?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on February 29, 1996.

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February 29, 1996: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on February 29, 1996:

  • Wes Farrell

    American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1939).

  • Frank Daniel

    Czech-american director, producer and screenwriter (b. 1926).

  • Ralph Rowe

    American baseball player, coach and manager (b. 1924).

  • Duncan Stuart Wilson

    Macdonald, a fighter pilot, dies at the age of 83.

  • John Grant

    Rear admiral dies at the age of 87.

  • Shams Pahlavi

    Persian princess (born 1917).

  • Joe Minogue

    Journalist dies at 72.

What famous deaths happened on February 29th?

Famous deaths on February 29th:

  • Davy Jones
    Davy Jones

    English singer, guitarist and actor (b. 1945).

  • Dieter Laser
    Dieter Laser

    German actor (b. 1942).

  • Joycelin Bates

    Renowned physicist known for her work in the field of superconductivity.

  • Dalma Döbrentei

    Hungarian astronomer known for her work on comets and celestial mechanics.

  • Jerome Lawrence

    American playwright, who was a collaboration with robert e. lee since 1942.

  • Edith Wake

    Edith Wake was a British novelist who wrote several novels set in the English countryside.

  • Ramon Casas

    Ramon Casas was a Spanish artist known for his modernist paintings and portraits.

  • Ina Coolbrith

    Pioneering poet and the first California Poet Laureate.

  • Ernie Courtney

    American baseball player (born 1875).

  • Janet Kagan

    American author (born 1946).

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February 29, 1996: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on February 29, 1996 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week February 26th and March 3rd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


February 29, 1996: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on February 29, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, according to the music chart for the week February 26th and March 3rd.

February 29, 1996: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on February 29, 1996 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 26th and March 3rd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - One Sweet Day
  2. - Not Gon' Cry
  3. - Sittin' Up In My Room
  4. - Nobody Knows
  5. - Missing

February 29, 1996: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on February 29, 1996 was Children by Robert Miles, according to the music chart for the week February 26th and March 3rd.

February 29, 1996: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on February 29, 1996 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 26th and March 3rd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Children
  2. - How Deep Is Your Love
  3. - Don't Look Back In Anger
  4. - Give Me A Little More Time
  5. - Coming Home Now

February 29, 1996: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on February 29, 1996 was Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale") by Mary J. Blige, according to the R&B music chart for the week February 26th and March 3rd.

February 29, 1996: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on February 29, 1996 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week February 26th and March 3rd. It included the following Top 5 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

February 29, 1996: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on February 29, 1996 was Amor by Cristian, according to the Latin music chart for the week February 26th and March 3rd.

February 29, 1996: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on February 29, 1996 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week February 26th and March 3rd. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Amor
  2. - Un Millon De Rosas
  3. - Como Te Extrano
  4. - Experiencia Religiosa
  5. - Juan Sabor

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February 29, 1996: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 29, 1996 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Fargo

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

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

Country: United States of America

The Birdcage

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Mike Nichols

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

Country: United States of America

Shaman

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Bartabas

Starring: Spartak Fedotov, Igor Gotsmanov

The Arrival

Release year: 1996

Directed by: David Twohy

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

If Lucy Fell

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Eric Schaeffer

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

February 29, 1996: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 29, 1996 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Marisol

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Eugene Martin

Malibu Shores

Malibu Shores

Release year: 1996

Country: United States of America

Buddies

Buddies

Release year: 1996

Country: United States of America

February 29, 1996: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on February 29, 1996 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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In the early morning hours of May 2, 1981, shots rang out from Savannah's grandest mansion. Is it murder? Or self-defense? The shooting and its aftermath were heard throughout the hauntingly beautiful city of shaded squares and moss-hung oaks for …

That Camden Summer by LaVyrle Spencer

That Camden Summer

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LaVyrle Spencer is known for her "heartrending slices Americana" and writes about how love can be even more special when it happens again.

Contagion by Robin Cook

Contagion

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In a story of the dangers of managed health care, ophthalmologist-turned-foresic pathologist John Stapleton investigates a series of virulent and lethal illnesses targeting more costly patients of a

Time Present, Time Past by Bill Bradley

Time Present, Time Past

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Bill Bradley earned a national reputation as a senator for his thoughtfulness and decency. He was also willing to take controversial positions on issues such as tax reform and the environment.

Five Days In Paris by Danielle Steel

Five Days In Paris

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Peter Haskell is the president of a large pharmaceutical company. He has everything: power, position, career, family and a job. For these, he has made great sacrifices.

February 29, 1996: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on February 29, 1996 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Dinosaur Safari

Dinosaur Safari

Platform: Mac Microsoft Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Mindscape

Darby the Dragon

Darby the Dragon

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund

Azrael's Tear

Azrael's Tear

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows 95

Genre: Role-playing video game, Adventure, Science fiction

Publisher: Mindscape

Bubsy 3D

Bubsy 3D

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Accolade

Daytona USA: Championship Circuit Edition

Daytona USA: Championship Circuit Edition

Platform: Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega

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Who was the US President on February 29, 1996?

On February 29, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 29, 1996?

On February 29, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 29, 1996?

On February 29, 1996 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about February 29th?

February 29th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 29th day of the month of February. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on February 29th, such as:

  • 2016 - Iraqi civil war (2014-17): a suicide bomber attacked a shiite funeral in miqdadiyah governorate. at least 40 people were killed and 58 more were injured. the attack was claimed by isil.
  • 2012 - Twenty people are killed in violence in the xinjiang area of china.
  • 2008 - Since december 1988, american television show the young and the restless is the highest-rated daytime drama in america. it has been ranked number one for over 1000 consecutive weeks.

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What happened in 1996?

1996 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 7th Billboard Music Awards
  • Sex & Longing opens at Cort Theater, New York City
  • Cornerstone dedication for Holocaust Museum in New York City

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What was the calendar for February 1996?

February 1996 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how February 1996 calendar looked like.

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