Tuesday October 29, 1996

US date format: 10/29/1996, UK date format: 29/10/1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Astrid S and Brad Leman. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Shiloh, directed by Dale Rosenbloom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Law Of Love by Laura Esquivel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Sight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Persona or Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 29, 1996?


Holidays

  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Shiloh

Shiloh

Directed by: Dale Rosenbloom

Starring: Blake Heron, Michael Moriarty, Scott Wilson, Bonnie Bartlett

Head Above Water

Head Above Water

Directed by: Jim Wilson

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Cameron Diaz, Craig Sheffer, Billy Zane

The English Patient

The English Patient

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas

Country: United States of America

Romeo + Juliet

Romeo + Juliet

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau

Country: United States of America

The Mirror Has Two Faces

The Mirror Has Two Faces

Directed by: Barbra Streisand

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Lauren Bacall, George Segal

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 29, 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Say You'll Be There
  2. - What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted
  3. - If You Ever
  4. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  5. - Breathe

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - No Diggity
  2. - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  3. - Nobody
  4. - Pony
  5. - This Is For The Lover In You
  6. - Last Night (From "The Nutty Professor")
  7. - Tell Me (From "Eddie")
  8. - If Your Girl Only Knew
  9. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  10. - Missing You (From "Set It Off")
Sport Games on October 29, 1996

Sport Games on October 29, 1996


Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bolton - Reading : 2 - 1
  • Bradford - Crystal Palace : 0 - 4
  • Grimsby - Oldham : 0 - 3
  • Oxford - Stoke : 4 - 1
  • Portsmouth - Birmingham : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of October 29, 1996

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bournemouth - Bristol City : 0 - 2
  • Bristol Rvs - Brentford : 2 - 1
  • Crewe - Rotherham : 1 - 0
  • Notts County - Walsall : 2 - 0
  • Peterboro - Shrewsbury : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of October 29, 1996

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Carlisle - Chester : 3 - 1
  • Colchester - Exeter : 1 - 0
  • Darlington - Barnet : 0 - 1
  • Doncaster - Lincoln : 1 - 3
  • Fulham - Scunthorpe : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of October 29, 1996

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dark Skies

Dark Skies

Directed by: Scott Stewart

Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound

Directed by: Clark Davis

Days to next October 29

If October 29, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 11 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: Marilyn Monroe
  • Time: Digital photomontage by Arthur Hochstein. Sky by Richard Kaylin-Tony Stone Images; Earth from NASA
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9558
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.350
  • Wired: Wired - October, 1996

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Law Of Love by Laura Esquivel

The Law Of Love

By:

/ESQUIVEL LAURA/ The intensely anticipated new novel from the author of the international bestseller Like Water for Chocolate tells a cosmic love story, a Mexican Midsummer Night's Dream that stretches from

Icon by Frederick Forsyth

Icon

By:

From the master of the novel of international intrigue comes a riveting new book as timely and unsettling as tomorrow's headlines.It

My Gal Sunday by Mary Higgins Clark

My Gal Sunday

By:

A dashing ex-president and his young congresswoman bride become an irresistible sleuthing duo in four acclaimed stories from the Queen of Suspense.Henry

James Herriot'S Favorite Dog Stories by James Herriot

James Herriot'S Favorite Dog Stories

By:

"When I decided to be a vet, I knew that I wanted to be a dog doctor, so I could spend all my time with dogs."

The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Deep End of the Ocean

By:

"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Persona

Persona

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360

Genre: Role-playing, Social simulation

Publisher: JP Atlus, ASCII Corporation; NA Atlus; EU Koei, Ghostlight, Sega, Square Enix, NIS America, Zen United

Alien Incident

Alien Incident

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: GameTek

Arcade Classics

Arcade Classics

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Sega

Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala

Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Eradicator

Eradicator

Platform: MS-DOS (Windows, OS X and Linux through Dosbox)

Genre: Shooter (first and third-person)

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 29, 1996?

On October 29, 1996 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is October 29, 1996?

On October 29, 1996 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 29, 1996?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 29, 1996?

On October 29, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 29, 1996?

On October 29, 1996 several famous people were born including, Astrid S, Alec Bailey, Brad Leman.

Which famous people died on October 29, 1996?

Famous people died on October 29, 1996 include, Patricia Ticia Anne Ingrams, Patrick Johnson.

What was the number one song in October 29, 1996?

The number one song in the week of October 29, 1996 was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio in US and Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls in UK.

What were the top hits on October 29, 1996?

The top hits on October 29, 1996 were Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio, It's All Coming Back To Me Now by Celine Dion, No Diggity by BLACKstreet in US and Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls, What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted by Robson & Jerome, If You Ever by East 17 featuring Gabrielle in UK.


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