23rd of April, 1996

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 23rd of April, 1996, fell on a Tuesday.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 21 years, 6 months and 0 days have passed since the 23rd of April, 1996.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1996.
  • Day 114 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).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1996 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 23rd of April, 1996 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 23rd of April, 1996, will be 21 years of age.
  • American Format: 04-23-1996 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1996-04-23. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19960423" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 830214000.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 23rd 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 "Primal Fear" 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 23rd 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.

  • 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.

Weather

Weather information for the 23rd of April, 1996:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.5 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 45.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.39 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 20.07cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.39 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.1cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 23rd of April, 1996.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 23rd of April, 1996 was probably conceived around the 15th of July, 1995. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 23rd of April, 1996 is the 31st of January, 1997. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 15th of April, 1996: No Doubt release their single "Don't Speak".
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 20th of May, 1996: The song "Three Lions" is released as the official anthem of the England football team (for the 1996 European Championships).
  • 22nd of May, 1996: The movie Mission: Impossible (1996) is released.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 23rd 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of April:

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Videos

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 23rd of April, 1996. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 23rd of April, 1996.

  • 7,850 days have passed since this date.
  • 678,240,000 seconds have passed since the 23rd of April, 1996.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 791,280,000 times.
  • Since the 23rd of April, 1996, earth has travelled approximately 349,971,840,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 113,040,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 58,328,640 steps. That's about 25,924 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,138,880 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Tuesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.

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