15th of April, 1996

The 15th of April, 1996, fell on a Monday. Day 106 of 1996. Decade: 1990s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 15th of April, 1996:

  • No Doubt release their single "Don't Speak".


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of April, 1996:

  • United States: Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion
  • United Kingdom: Return Of The Mack - Mark Morrison

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Birdcage" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 15th of April, 1996.

  • Mid-1990s fashion

    During the middle of the 1990s, female clothing began to become more form-fitting, as those badly-shaped "mom jeans" began to disappear. Grunge fashion started to decline and popular outfits began to include tartan minikilts, hot pants, slip dresses and knee highs.

  • 1996 in movies.

    1996 saw the release of movies such as Independence Day, Twister, Mission: Impossible, The Rock, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, 101 Dalmatians, Ransom, Eraser, The Nutty Professor, Jerry Maguire, Scream, The Cable Guy, Mars Attacks! and The Craft.

  • Gillian Anderson

    X-Files actress Gillian Anderson (Agent Scully) is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1996.

  • David Ho

    A scientist called David Ho is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1996. Ho had made pioneering contributions to HIV/AIDS research.

  • 1996 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1996 included Los del Río, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, 2Pac, LL Cool J, Soundgarden, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Alanis Morissette, Everything but the Girl, Joan Osborne, Mary J. Blige, SWV, Toni Braxton, Eric Clapton, Blackstreet, R. Kelly, Metallica and Van Halen.

  • Ted Kaczynski.

    On the 3rd of April, 1996, Theodore John Kaczynski (aka the Unabomber) was arrested at his cabin near Lincoln, Montana.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 15th of April:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 23 years, 7 months and 8 days have passed since the 15th of April, 1996.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 1996.
  • Leap Year: 1996 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 15th of April, 1996, will be 23 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 829522800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 15th of April, 1996:

  • 18th of March, 1996: The song "Return of the Mack" is released by R&B artist Mark Morrison.
  • 22nd of March, 1996: The game Resident Evil is released.
  • 25th of March, 1996: The single "Ooh Aah... Just a Little Bit" is released by Australian singer Gina G.
  • 28th of March, 1996: Three British soldiers are found guilty of the manslaughter of Danish tour guide Louise Jensen in Cyprus.
  • 31st of March, 1996: WrestleMania XII: Shawn Michaels defeats Bret Hart in an Iron Man match at the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim in Anaheim, California.
  • 3rd of April, 1996: The film Primal Fear (1996), starring Richard Gere and Edward Norton, is released in movie theaters.
  • 3rd of April, 1996: Unabomber Ted Kaczynski is arrested.
  • 6th of April, 1996: The first Major League Soccer game takes place in San Jose, California.
  • 28th of April, 1996: The first episode of "Dexter's Laboratory" is aired.
  • 28th of April, 1996: The Port Arthur massacre: Martin Bryant kills 35 people at Port Arthur in Tasmania, Australia.
  • 29th of April, 1996: Football: Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan delivers his "I would love it!" interview
  • 1st of May, 1996: The song Mysterious Girl is released by Peter Andre.
  • 3rd of May, 1996: The Craft (1996), starring Neve Campbell, is released in cinemas.
  • 10th of May, 1996: The film Twister (1996) is released in cinemas.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 15th of April, 1996, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1996 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 15th of April, 1996 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Weather

Weather information for the 15th of April, 1996:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 44.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.17 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.78 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 15th of April, 1996.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 15th of April, 1996 was probably conceived around the 7th of July, 1995. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of April, 1996 is the 23rd of January, 1997. (Rough Estimate).

15th of April

Events that have occurred on the 15th of April:


Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 3rd Rock from the Sun - Show about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth.
  • JAG - TV series about the military's Judge Advocate General division.
  • Brotherly Love - TV series about three siblings whose father died.
  • Pinky and the Brain - Animated series about a pair of genetically enhanced laboratory mice.
  • Xena: Warrior Princess - TV series about a warrior princess who travels around fighting bad guys.
  • Father Ted - Irish comedy TV series about a group of Catholic priests.
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - TV series.
  • Star Trek: Voyager - Wikipedia - Kathryn Janeway is the captain of a starship that is lost in space and must find its way back home.
  • Gargoyles - Animated series about a group of gargoyles that come to life at night.
  • The Secret World of Alex Mack - Sitcom about a teenager with special powers.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Resident Evil - Zombie horror survival game.
  • Duke Nukem 3D - First-person shooter game that was published by GT Interactive Software.
  • Rayman - Side-scrolling platform game that was released by Ubi Soft.
  • Tekken 2 - Fighter game that was released for the original PlayStation.
  • Command & Conquer - Real-time strategy game.
  • Full Throttle - Adventure game published by LucasArts.
  • Mortal Kombat 3 - The third installment in the series. Fighters band together to fight of an invasion that is being led by Shao Kahn.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of April, 1996.

  • 8,620 days have passed since this date.
  • 744,771,600 seconds have passed since the 15th of April, 1996.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 868,900,200 times.
  • Since the 15th of April, 1996, earth has travelled approximately 384,302,145,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 124,128,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 64,050,358 steps. That's about 28,467 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,937,259 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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