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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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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Jim Mallon

Starring: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Hamsun

Hamsun

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Jan Troell

Starring: Max von Sydow, Ghita Nørby, Anette Hoff, Gard B. Eidsvold

Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy

Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Kelly Makin

Starring: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow

Country: United States of America

Books

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That Camden Summer by LaVyrle Spencer

That Camden Summer

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LaVyrle Spencer, known for her "heartrending slices of Americana" writes of how love can be more special the second time around...

Montana Sky by Nora Roberts

Montana Sky

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When Jack Mercy died, he left behind a ranch worth nearly twenty million dollars. Now his three daughters—each born of a different marriage, and each unknown by the others—are gathered to

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

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.

Malice by Danielle Steel

Malice

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In her 37th bestselling novel, Danielle Steel tells the compelling story of a woman who must struggle to overcome a shattering betrayal, and the cruelest kind of malice.At