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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

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A Summer's Tale

A Summer's Tale

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

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

The Rock

The Rock

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Michael Bay

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

Country: United States of America

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Independence Day

Independence Day

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell

Country: United States of America

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

Starring: Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, Mary Kay Bergman, Corey Burton

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1996?
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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 …

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

Neanderthal by John Darnton

Neanderthal

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When a paleoanthropologist mysteriously disappears in the remote upper regions of the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan, two of his former students, once lovers and now competitors, set off in search of

The Re-Enchantment Of Everyday Life by Thomas Moore

The Re-Enchantment Of Everyday Life

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Starting from the premise that we can no longer afford to live in a disenchanted world, Moore shows that a profound, enchanted engagement with life is not a childish thing to

Floaters by Joseph Wambaugh

Floaters

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Who else but Joseph Wambaugh could write "a joy, a hoot, a riot of a book" that is also acclaimed as "one of this season's best crime novels"?