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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1996: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1996?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1996 MTV Movie Awards
  • 02 Jun 1996 50th Tony Awards: Master Class and Rent win
  • 04 Jun 1996 The first flight of Ariane 5 explodes after roughly 20 seconds. It was a Cluster mission.
  • 05 Jun 1996 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Memphis TN on WMFS 92.9 FM
  • 06 Jun 1996 Leighton W. Smith, Jr. resigns as NATO commander in the face of increasing criticism.
  • 07 Jun 1996 Julia and Noah wed on All My Children
  • 08 Jun 1996 66th French Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats A S Vicario (63, 67, 108)
  • 09 Jun 1996 66th French Mens Tennis: Yevgeny Kafelnikov beats M Stich (76, 75, 76)
  • 10 Jun 1996 30th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson
  • 11 Jun 1996 Bob Dole, (Sen-R-KS), resigns from US Senate to run for President
  • 12 Jun 1996 3 Philadelphia Federal Court judges overturn US indecency ban on internet
  • 13 Jun 1996 Freeman in Montana give up to FBI after 81 days
  • 14 Jun 1996 Cable Guy starring Jim Carrey is released
  • 15 Jun 1996 The Provisional Irish Republican Army explodes a large bomb in the middle of Manchester, England.
  • 16 Jun 1996 1st competitive game played on turf in Holland (in third grade)
  • 17 Jun 1996 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Syracuse New York on WAQX 95.7 FM
  • 18 Jun 1996 Ted Kaczynski, suspected of being the Unabomber, is indicted on ten criminal counts.
  • 19 Jun 1996 Boris Yeltsin emerges as the winner in Russia's first round of presidential elections.
  • 20 Jun 1996 Space Shuttle STS 78 (Columbia 20), launches into space
  • 22 Jun 1996 Michael Moorer beats Axel Shultz in 11 for IBF heavywgt boxing title
  • 23 Jun 1996 Tartuffe: Born Again closes at Circle in the Square Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • 25 Jun 1996 The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia kills nineteen U.S. servicemen.
  • 26 Jun 1996 Irish Journalist Veronica Guerin is shot in her car while in traffic in the outskirts of Dublin
  • 28 Jun 1996 Nutty Professor, starring Eddie Murphy opens in theaters in the USA
  • 29 Jun 1996 An explosion in a firecrackers factory in Sichuan Province, China kills at least 36 people and injures 52 others.
  • 30 Jun 1996 Buried Child closes at Brook Atkinson Theater NYC after 77 performances

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall

Country: United States of America

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis

Country: United States of America

Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Leo G. Carroll

Country: United States of America

Up in Mabel's Room

Up in Mabel's Room

Directed by: E. Mason Hopper

Starring: Marie Prevost, Harrison Ford, Phyllis Haver, Harry Myers

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1996?
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The Rants by Dennis Miller

The Rants

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Now, I don't want to get off on a rant here The New York Times called Dennis Miller's The Rants "a pleasing mix of profanity and wit...that

Hitler'S Willing Executioners by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

Hitler'S Willing Executioners

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A work of the utmost importance--as authoritative as it is explosive--Hitler's Willing Executioners will fundamentally change our perception of the Holocaust and of Germany in the Nazi period.

Absolute Power by David Baldacci

Absolute Power

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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.

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

Lost Laysen by Debra Freer

Lost Laysen

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A long-lost novel by the author of Gone with the Wind provides richly romantic saga of a stormy love triangle and characters torn between passion and honor, whose