Friday May 31, 1996

US date format: 5/31/1996, UK date format: 31/5/1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Normani Kordei and Normani Hamilton. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Three Lions by Baddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds was in the top 5 hits. A Summer's Tale, directed by Éric Rohmer, 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 Hum Dono. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cheesy or Resident Evil.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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Events

  • Mark Van Thillo and Abigail Alling, former biospherian win $100,000 lawsuit against Biospheric Development for Space Biospheres Ventures.
  • June ndash Iraq disarmament crisis: As Iraq continues to refuse inspectors access to a number of sites, the U.S. fails in its attempt to build support for military action against Iraq in the UN Security Council.

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Movies

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A Summer's Tale

A Summer's Tale

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Melvil Poupaud, Amanda Langlet, Gwenaëlle Simon, Aurelia Nolin

The Rock

The Rock

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, John Spencer

Country: United States of America

Emma

Emma

Directed by: Douglas McGrath

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, James Cosmo, Greta Scacchi, Alan Cumming

Chaahat

Chaahat

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Shah Rukh Khan, Pooja Bhatt, Anupam Kher

Coyote Run

Coyote Run

Directed by: Shimon Dotan

Starring: Michael Paré, Macha Grenon, Peter Greene, Michel Perron

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Music charts

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

  1. - Tha Crossroads
  2. - You're The One
  3. - Keep On, Keepin' On (From "Sunset Park")
  4. - Get On Up
  5. - Touch Me Tease Me (From "The Nutty Professor")
  6. - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
  7. - Get Money
  8. - Always Be My Babyyoutube
  9. - Kissin' You
  10. - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

The Dana Carvey Show

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Si Doel anak sekolahan

Si Doel anak sekolahan

Starring: Rano Karno, Benyamin S., Aminah Cendrakasih, Mandra

Country: Indonesia

Days to next May 31

If May 31, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 4 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot by Al Franken

Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot

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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

How Stella Got Her Groove Back by Terry McMillan

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

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Stella Payne is forty-two, divorced, a high-powered investment analyst, mother of eleven-year-old Quincy- and she does it all. In fact, if she doesn't do it, it doesn't get done, from Little League carpool duty to analyzing portfolios to folding the …

The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans

The Horse Whisperer

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured …

The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams

The Dilbert Principle

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The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.

I Was Amelia Earhart by Jane Mendelsohn

I Was Amelia Earhart

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In this brilliantly imagined novel, Amelia Earhart tells us what happened after she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared off the coast of New Guinea one glorious, windy day in 1937.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cheesy

Cheesy

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platformer

Spider-Man Web of Fire

Spider-Man Web of Fire

Platform: Sega 32X

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

Resident Evil

Resident Evil

Platform: Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, GameCube, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 64, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Sega Saturn, Wii, Wii U, Xbo

Genre: Survival horror Third-person shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Captain Quazar

Captain Quazar

Platform: 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: 3DO

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Time Warner

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 31, 1996?

On May 31, 1996 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is May 31, 1996?

On May 31, 1996 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 31, 1996?

On May 31, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 31, 1996?

On May 31, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 31, 1996?

On May 31, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 31, 1996?

On May 31, 1996 several famous people were born including, Normani Kordei, Normani Hamilton, Ava Lane.

Which famous people died on May 31, 1996?

Famous people died on May 31, 1996 include, Timothy Leary, Elsbeary Hobbs, Timothy Francis Leary.

What was the number one song in May 31, 1996?

The number one song in the week of May 31, 1996 was Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony in US and Three Lions by Baddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds in UK.

What were the top hits on May 31, 1996?

The top hits on May 31, 1996 were Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey, Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion in US and Three Lions by Baddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds, Killing Me Softly by Fugees, Mysterious Girl by Peter Andre featuring Bubbler Ranx in UK.


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