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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1996?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1996 Al Jazeera, known as a multi-language news channel, begins regular service in Doha, Qatar.
  • 02 Nov 1996 Hughie, closes at Circle in the Square Theater, New York City
  • 03 Nov 1996 27th NYC Marathon won by Giacomo Leone of Italy in 2:09:54
  • 05 Nov 1996 Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is the unanimous choice as AL Rookie of
  • 06 Nov 1996 LA Dodger Todd Hollandsworth wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 07 Nov 1996 3 Sisters opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater, New York City
  • 08 Nov 1996 All 141 people on board a Nigerian-owned Boeing 727 die when the aircraft crashes into the Atlantic Ocean while approaching Lagos airport.
  • 10 Nov 1996 Rapper Yaki Kadafi, born Yafeu Fula, is shot to death in New Jersey at the age of 19.
  • 11 Nov 1996 Braves John Smoltz wins NL Cy Young Award
  • 12 Nov 1996 A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747 and a Kazakh Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane collide in mid-air near New Delhi, killing 349. The deadliest mid-air collision to date.
  • 13 Nov 1996 Three Sisters, closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater, New York City
  • 14 Nov 1996 Chicago, opens at Richard Rodgers Theater, New York City
  • 15 Nov 1996 Into the Whirlwind opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 2 performances
  • 16 Nov 1996 Into the Whirlwind closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 2 performances
  • 17 Nov 1996 Present Laughter opens at Walter Kerr Theater, New York City
  • 18 Nov 1996 Frederick Chiluba is re-elected as President of Zambia.
  • 19 Nov 1996 God Said, Ha!, opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 22 performances
  • 20 Nov 1996 The 1996 Garley Building fire occurred in Hong Kong, resulting in 41 deaths and 81 injuries.
  • 21 Nov 1996 Rehearsal opens at Criterion Theater, New York City
  • 22 Nov 1996 OJ Simpson takes stand as hostile witness in the wrongful death lawsuit filed against him, saying it is absolutely not true
  • 23 Nov 1996 Irebe Skliva, 18, of Greece, crowned 46th Miss World
  • 24 Nov 1996 Juan Darien - A Carnival Mass, opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater, New York City
  • 25 Nov 1996 After 24 years, Disneyland Main Street Electrical Parade, ends
  • 26 Nov 1996 Baseball owners approve interleague play, 26-4
  • 30 Nov 1996 Herbert Khaury (aka "Tiny Tim") dies of a heart attack at age 64 while performing "Tiptoe Through The Tulips" at a Minneapolis fund raiser.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in November 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Say You'll Be There
  2. - Knockin' On Heaven's Door / Throw These Guns Away
  3. - What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted
  4. - If You Ever
  5. - One And One

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Star Trek: First Contact

Star Trek: First Contact

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton

Country: United States of America

Jerry Maguire

Jerry Maguire

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renée Zellweger, Kelly Preston

Country: United States of America

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Bernie

Bernie

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Albert Dupontel

Starring: Claude Perron, Albert Dupontel, Roland Blanche, Hélène Vincent

The Disappearance of Finbar

The Disappearance of Finbar

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Sue Clayton

Starring: Luke Griffin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Sean Lawlor, Chris Meehan

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1996?
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Dogbert'S Top Secret Management Handbook by Scott Adams

Dogbert'S Top Secret Management Handbook

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Behind the closed doors of corporate management lurks a manifesto so devious, so insidious, and of such diabolic power, it has the ability to transform normal human beings into paradigm–spewing zombies.

The Third Twin by Ken Follett

The Third Twin

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERUsing a restricted FBI database, genetic researcher Jeanie Ferrami has located identical twins born to different mothers. Frightened by her bizarre discovery, she is determined to discover the truth at any cost—until she finds herself at the …

The Yellow Admiral by Patrick O'Brian

The Yellow Admiral

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"There are those already planning this afternoon's trip to the bookstore. Their only reaction is: Thank god, Patrick O'Brian is still writing.

Forever, Erma by Erma Bombeck

Forever, Erma

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When Erma Bombeck died on April 22, 1996, she left behind something that few writers could hope to bequeath--a written legacy of more than 4,500 columns and twelve bestselling books and

American Tragedy by Lawrence Schiller and James Willwerth

American Tragedy

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The riveting account of the O.J. Simpson murder trial is told in the uncensored words of Simpson's closest confidants and attorneys.