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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 1996: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1996?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1996 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Boston MA on WBCN 104.1 FM (morn)
  • 02 Apr 1996 U.S. Mafioso John Gotti is found guilty of murdering Paul Castellano.
  • 03 Apr 1996 Suspected ''Unabomber'' Theodore Kaczynski is arrested at his cabin in Montana, United States.
  • 04 Apr 1996 Inherit the Wind opens at Royale Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 05 Apr 1996 John Bobbitt is put under house arrest in Las Vegas for 120 days
  • 06 Apr 1996 Albert Belle shows off his arm by hitting Sports Illustrated photographer Tony Tomsic in the hand prior to a game
  • 07 Apr 1996 Kelly Robbins wins Sacramento 12 Bridges LPGA Golf Classic.
  • 08 Apr 1996 Bruce Seldon TKOs Tony Tucker in 7 to win vacated WBA boxing title.
  • 09 Apr 1996 In a common statement, the European Union officially recognises the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
  • 11 Apr 1996 Detroit Red Wings become second NHL team to win 60 games in a season.
  • 12 Apr 1996 Jessica Dubroff, aged 7, is killed in a crash near Cheyenne, Wyoming, while attempting to set a record as the youngest person to pilot an airplane across the United States.
  • 13 Apr 1996 En route to NHL record 62 victories Detroit Red Wings win #61
  • 14 Apr 1996 Detroit Red Wings win NHL record 62 games.
  • 15 Apr 1996 100th Boston Marathon won by Moses Tanui of Kenya in 2:09:15.9.
  • 18 Apr 1996 Funny Thing Happened, opens at St. James Theater NYC for 715 performances
  • 19 Apr 1996 Rangers scores 16 in 8th vs. Orioles
  • 20 Apr 1996 Chicago Bulls win record 72 games in a season.
  • 21 Apr 1996 Delicate Balance, opens at Plymouth Theater, New York City
  • 23 Apr 1996 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Reno NV on KRZQ 96.5 FM
  • 24 Apr 1996 Jack-Night on Town with John Barrymore opens at Belasco for 12 performances
  • 25 Apr 1996 Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk, opens at Ambassador Theater, New York City
  • 26 Apr 1996 Sotherby ends 4 day auction of Jackie O stuff-take in $34.5 million
  • 27 Apr 1996 The 1996 Lebanon war ends.
  • 28 Apr 1996 Big, opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 193 performances
  • 29 Apr 1996 Rent, opens at Nederlander Theater, New York City
  • 30 Apr 1996 Buried Child, opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 77 performances

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Movies

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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa

Country: United States of America

Amélie

Amélie

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Country: United States of America

Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America

The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1996?
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It Takes A Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton

It Takes A Village

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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

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Longitude by Dava Sobel

Longitude

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Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day-and had been for centuries.

Mcnally'S Puzzle by Lawrence Sanders

Mcnally'S Puzzle

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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

Night in Werewolf Woods by R.L. Stine

Night in Werewolf Woods

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Readers find themselves in the character of a young person preparing for a fun-filled vacation at WoodsWorld, until rumors around the Kids Only Campfire reveal that the place is hunted by werewolves, in a story with twenty possible endings.