7th of October, 1996

The 7th of October, 1996, fell on a Monday. Day 281 of 1996. Decade: 1990s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 7th of October, 1996:

  • The Fox News Channel is launched by News Corporation.
  • The song Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 7th of October, 1996:

  • United States: Macarena - Los Del Rio
  • United Kingdom: Setting Sun - Chemical Brothers

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "First Wives Club" 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 7th of October, 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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 23 years, 1 months and 15 days have passed since the 7th of October, 1996.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 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 7th of October, 1996, will be 23 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 844642800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 7th of October, 1996:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 7th of October, 1996, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1996 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 7th of October, 1996 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Weather

Weather information for the 7th of October, 1996:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.8 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 57.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 14.33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 7th of October, 1996.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 7th of October, 1996 was probably conceived around the 29th of December, 1995. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 7th of October, 1996 is the 17th of July, 1997. (Rough Estimate).

7th of October

Events that have occurred on the 7th of October:

  • 7th of October, 1998: A gay student called Matthew Shepard is found tied to a fence after being beaten and left for dead in Laramie, Wyoming.
  • 7th of October, 2001: The War in Afghanistan begins.
  • 7th of October, 2008: Icelandic banks Landsbanki and Glitnir go into receivership.
  • 7th of October, 2016: Russia is publicly accused of trying to interfere with the U.S. Presidential Election.
  • 7th of October, 2016: Private emails from Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign are released by Wikileaks.
  • 7th of October, 2016: Donald Trump's "Grab her by the p*ssy" comments are released by The Washington Post.

Television

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

  • Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - TV show about a high school student with magical powers.
  • Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm - Short-lived cartoon series that was based on the Mortal Kombat universe.
  • Clueless - TV show about a group of friends that live in the posh neighborhood of Beverly Hills.
  • Everybody Loves Raymond - TV show about a sports write called Raymond Barone.
  • 7th Heaven - Family drama series.
  • Kenan & Kel - Nickelodeon TV show about two friends called Kenan and Kel.
  • 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.

Computer Games

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

  • Crash Bandicoot - Platform video game that was developed by Naughty Dog.
  • Die Hard Trilogy - Game based on the Die Hard movie series.
  • Quake - A first-person-shooter game.
  • Resident Evil - Zombie horror survival game.
  • Duke Nukem 3D - First-person shooter game that was published by GT Interactive Software.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 7th of October, 1996.

  • 8,446 days have passed since this date.
  • 729,738,000 seconds have passed since the 7th of October, 1996.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 851,361,000 times.
  • Since the 7th of October, 1996, earth has travelled approximately 376,544,808,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 121,623,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 62,757,468 steps. That's about 27,892 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,756,856 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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