Monday December 30, 1996

US date format: 12/30/1996, UK date format: 30/12/1996

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 30, 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. In that special week of December people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Lost Highway, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while David Brinkley by David Brinkley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spider-Man Web of Fire or Fable.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 30, 1996?


Holidays

  • The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
  • Philippines - Rizal Day

Events

  • Lew Ayres, American screen actor (Salem's Lot, State Fair), dies at age 88 (born 1908).
  • In the Indian state of Assam, a passenger train is bombed by Bodo separatists, killing 26.

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Movies

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Lost Highway

Lost Highway

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito

Country: United States of America

Love Jones

Love Jones

Directed by: Theodore Witcher

Starring: Larenz Tate, Nia Long, Isaiah Washington, Lisa Nicole Carson

Eight Days a Week

Eight Days a Week

Directed by: Michael Davis

Starring: Joshua Schaefer, Keri Russell, R.D. Robb, Mark L. Taylor

Strays

Strays

Directed by: Vin Diesel

Starring: Vin Diesel, Joey Dedio, T.K. Kirkland, Mike Epps

Beverly Hills Ninja

Beverly Hills Ninja

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Chris Farley, Nicollette Sheridan, Robin Shou, Nathaniel Parker

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 30, 1996?
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Sport Games on December 30, 1996

Sport Games on December 30, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Denver Nuggets : 104 - 102
  • Charlotte Hornets - Washington Bullets : 101 - 92
  • Indiana Pacers - Chicago Bulls : 79 - 81
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Cleveland Cavaliers : 96 - 108
  • New Jersey Nets - New York Knicks : 86 - 98
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

La Femme Nikita

La Femme Nikita

King of the Hill

King of the Hill

Days to next December 30

If December 30, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 9 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1997?

  • LIFE: The Virgin Mary
  • Time: AIDS researcher Dr. David Ho, TIME's Man the Year, examines enlarged image of a T cell infected wit
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9567
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.359360
  • Wired: Wired - December, 1996

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice

Memnoch the Devil

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"STARTLING . . . FIENDISH . . . MEMNOCH'S TALE IS COMPELLING."--New York Daily News"Like Interview with the Vampire, Memnoch has a half-maddened, fever-pitch intensity. .

The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans

The Christmas Box

By:

A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark

Silent Night

By:

In New York with his mother and brother to be with their father, who is undergoing treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, a young boy watches a woman steal his mother's wallet and ventures into the city's dangerous subway system …

Coming Home by Rosamunde Pilcher

Coming Home

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Against the backdrop of an elegant Cornwall mansion before World War II and a vast continent-spanning canvas during the turbulent war years, this involving story tells of an extraordinary young woman's coming of age, coming to grips with love and …

The Runaway Jury by John Grisham

The Runaway Jury

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game

Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game

Platform: Windows

Genre: Graphic Adventure (Point-and-click)

Publisher: Bomico Entertainment Software

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

Spider-Man Web of Fire

Spider-Man Web of Fire

Platform: Sega 32X

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

Fable

Fable

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: NA Sir-Tech; EU Telstar Electronic Studios

CyberJudas

CyberJudas

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Presidential simulation game

Publisher: Merit Studios

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 30, 1996?

On December 30, 1996 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is December 30, 1996?

On December 30, 1996 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 30, 1996?

On December 30, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 30, 1996?

On December 30, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 30, 1996?

On December 30, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on December 30, 1996?

Famous people died on December 30, 1996 include, Jack Nance, Robert Grant-Ferris.

What was the number one song in December 30, 1996?

The number one song in the week of December 30, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Earth Song by Michael Jackson in UK.

What were the top hits on December 30, 1996?

The top hits on December 30, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Exhale (Shoop Shoop) by Whitney Houston, Hey Lover by LL Cool J in US and Earth Song by Michael Jackson, Breathe by The Prodigy, Father And Son by Boyzone in UK.


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