Sunday March 31, 1996

US date format: 3/31/1996, UK date format: 31/3/1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 31, 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 Elizabeth Koshy . In that special week of March people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Firestarter by The Prodigy was in the top 5 hits. Primal Fear, directed by Gregory Hoblit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot by Al Franken was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game or Donkey Kong Land 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 31, 1996?


  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
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  • Getting Away With Murder closes at Broadhurst NYC after 17 performances
  • 1st Opening Day in history in March takes place in Seattle
  • Space Shuttle STS 76 (Atlantis 16), lands
  • Karnataka defeats Tamil Nadu on first innings to win Ranji Trophy.
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Primal Fear

Primal Fear

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton, John Mahoney

Country: United States of America

Small Faces

Small Faces

Directed by: Gillies MacKinnon

Starring: Iain Robertson, Joe McFadden, Steven Duffy, Laura Fraser



Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Cher, Chazz Palminteri, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Mazursky

Hollow Point

Hollow Point

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Thomas Ian Griffith, Tia Carrere, John Lithgow, Donald Sutherland

Virtual Encounters

Virtual Encounters

Directed by: Cybil Richards

Starring: Elizabeth Kaitan, Taylor St. Clair, Rob Lee, Micky Ray

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 31, 1996?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
  2. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  3. - Lady
  4. - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  5. - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  6. - I Will Survive
  7. - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
  8. - No One Else
  9. - Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale")
  10. - Doin It
Sport Games on March 31, 1996

Sport Games on March 31, 1996


American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Boston Celtics : 93 - 92
  • Charlotte Hornets - Vancouver Grizzlies : 121 - 88
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Sacramento Kings : 100 - 105
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 110 - 107
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Toronto Raptors : 111 - 106
See all Basketball game results of March 31, 1996

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Torino : 1 - 0
  • Bari - Roma : 1 - 2
  • Inter - Fiorentina : 1 - 2
  • Juventus - Parma : 1 - 0
  • Lazio - Vicenza : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of March 31, 1996

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Standard : 6 - 1
  • Germinal - Molenbeek : 1 - 0
  • Waregem - Harelbeke : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of March 31, 1996

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Munich 1860 : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of March 31, 1996

TV Series

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The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry



Directed by: Eugene Martin

Dexter's Laboratory

Dexter's Laboratory

Sai de Baixo

Sai de Baixo



Days to next March 31

If March 31, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 5 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 5 days.

Magazine Covers

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Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot by Al Franken

Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot


In the grand satirical tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain comes...Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot, and Other Observations...a scathing--but uncompromisingly fair--look at America's largest talk show host and the rest of the Republican right. Penned

Absolute Power by David Baldacci

Absolute Power


In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping Luther Whitney, a career break-in artist, behind a secret wall.

It Takes A Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton

It Takes A Village


In celebration of the tenth anniversary of It Takes a Village, this splendid edition includes photographs and a new Introduction by Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.A

Mcnally'S Puzzle by Lawrence Sanders

Mcnally'S Puzzle


Palm Beach private detective Archy McNally is hired by the wealthy owner of a bird store to investigate threats against his life, but the case soon becomes complicated by

Primary Colors by Anonymous

Primary Colors


A brilliant and penetrating look behind the scenes of modern American politics, Primary Colors is a funny, wise, and dramatic story with characters and events that resemble some familiar, real-life figures.


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

Disney's Pocahontas

Disney's Pocahontas

Platform: Sega Genesis, Game Boy

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: NA Disney Interactive; EU Sega

Arc the Lad II

Arc the Lad II

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat

Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Mindscape SSI (NA PlayStation) GOG Ltd

Donkey Kong Land 2

Donkey Kong Land 2

Platform: Game Boy, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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