Thursday February 29, 1996
US date format: 2/29/1996, UK date format: 29/2/1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 29, 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 Korede Bello .
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 Contagion by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Marisol.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Daikaijuu Monogatari II or Alien Trilogy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of 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.
- See more
- Korede Bello: Pop Singer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 29, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Joe - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
- Total - No One Else
- Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
- Junior M.A.F.I.A. Featuring The Notorious B.I.G. - Get Money
- D'Angelo - Lady
- Kris Kross - Tonite's Tha Night
Sport Games on February 29, 1996
- 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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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 29, 1996?
On February 29, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is February 29, 1996?
On February 29, 1996 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
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 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 29, 1996?
On February 29, 1996 several famous people were born including, Korede Bello.
Which famous people died on February 29, 1996?
Famous people died on February 29, 1996 include, Wes Farrell, John Grant, Joe Minogue.
What was the number one song in February 29, 1996?
The number one song in the week of February 29, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Children by Robert Miles in UK.
What were the top hits on February 29, 1996?
The top hits on February 29, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Not Gon' Cry by Mary J. Blige, Sittin' Up In My Room by Brandy in US and Children by Robert Miles, How Deep Is Your Love by Take That, Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis in UK.