Tuesday October 29, 1996: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

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

October 29th, 1996 was the 303rd day of the year 1996 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Scorpio. The day of the week was Tuesday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Astrid S and Alec Bailey.

The number one song in US was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls was #1 song in the UK.

Shiloh, directed by Dale Rosenbloom, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1996 while To The Hilt by Dick Francis was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Out of Sight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Congo the Movie or Cookie and Bibi 2.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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October 29, 1996 Events

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October 29, 1996 Famous Birthdays

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October 29, 1996 Famous Deaths

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October 29, 1996 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Scorpio personality

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Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio

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Chinese Zodiac

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Sign: Rat

Element: Fire

Rat personality

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October 29, 1996 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 29, 1996?

The day of the week was Tuesday.

October 29th marks the 302nd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1996.

There are 63 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 29, 1996 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 29, 1996?


  • St. Hyacinth
  • St. Ida of Leeuw
  • St. John of Autun
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
  • St. Bond
  • St. Maximillian


  • Saint Colman of Kilmacduagh
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 29, 1996? Which were the top hits on October 29, 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
  2. - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
  3. - No Diggity
  4. - I Love You Always Forever
  5. - Twisted

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 #5 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

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Recuerdos, Tristeza Y Soledad
  2. - El Principe
  3. - Amor Total
  4. - Amame Una Vez Mas
  5. - Me Esta Doliendo Dejarte

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 1996

Directed by: Dale Rosenbloom

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

Head Above Water

Head Above Water

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Jim Wilson

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

The English Patient

The English Patient

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

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

Country: United States of America

Romeo + Juliet

Romeo + Juliet

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

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

Country: United States of America

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Fran Rubel Kuzui

Starring: Kristy Swanson, Donald Sutherland, Paul Reubens, Rutger Hauer

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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

Out of Sight

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Release year: 1996

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dark Skies

Dark Skies

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Scott Stewart

Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Clark Davis

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


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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To The Hilt by Dick Francis

To The Hilt


The story of a self-imposed exile who must rehabilitate his senses to save his family and himself is told by the famed master of mystery, suspense and suspense.

The Tailor Of Panama by John le Carré

The Tailor Of Panama


Le Carre's Panama, the young nation of 2.5 million souls that will, on December 31, 1999 take full control over the Panama Canal, is a Casablanca with no heroes. It is a hotbed for drugs and laundered

The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans

The Horse Whisperer


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis full name is Tom Booker. His voice can soothe wild horses and his touch can heal broken spirits. Annie Graves, a mother of two, has traveled across continents to Montana's Booker Ranch to help her …

The Law Of Love by Laura Esquivel

The Law Of Love


/ESQUIVEL LAURA/ This new novel, which is highly anticipated by the author of Like Water for Chocolate, tells a story about a cosmic love story. It's a Mexican Midsummer Night's Dream.

The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Deep End of the Ocean


Los Angeles Times: "Masterful...A big tale about human connection, emotional survival"

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on October 29th, 1996 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Congo the Movie

Congo the Movie

Platform: Saturn

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

Cookie and Bibi 2

Cookie and Bibi 2

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Semicom

Bang Bang Ball

Bang Bang Ball

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Kunihiko Tashiro and Good House

A-10 Cuba!

A-10 Cuba!

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Activision

Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Bandai


October 29, 1996 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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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
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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
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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
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