September 24th, 1996

September 24th, 1996, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 268 of 1996. The decade was the 1990s.

24 years, 2 months and 3 days have passed since September 24th, 1996.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 24th, 1996:

  • United States: Macarena - Los Del Rio
  • United Kingdom: Ready Or Not - Fugees

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is September 24th, 1996 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.

The earthy smells of fall have started to fill the air. In America, the song Macarena by Los Del Rio is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Ready Or Not by Fugees is the number one hit song.

Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Maximum Risk is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. It's 1996, so radio stations are being dominated by the likes of Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men, Céline Dion, Oasis, Mark Morrison, Spice Girls, Los Del Rio, 2Pac and Coolio.

Everyone and their grandmother is buying a new "virtual pet" called the Tamagotchi. The world is in shock following the recent murder of rap star Tupac Shakur. In England, Arsene Wenger has just been unveiled as the new manager of Arsenal.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Melrose Place", "Martin", "Pinky and the Brain" and "Everybody Loves Raymond". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Air Combat", "Destruction Derby", "Phantasmagoria" and "Duke Nukem 3D". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Rugrats", "Animaniacs", "Moesha" and "7th Heaven".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Jenga", "Super Soaker (water gun)", "PlayStation (PS1)" and "Tickle Me Elmo".


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 September 24th, 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.

  • Eric Clapton - "Change the World"

    "Change the World" by Eric Clapton would go on to win a Grammy for 1996's Song of the Year.

  • The English Patient

    "The English Patient" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1996.

  • 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.

  • Tupac

    Rapper Tupac Shakur passes away on Friday, the 13th of September, 1996, after being shot multiple times in Las Vegas. His death focuses the media's attention on the West Coast - East Coast rivalry and the world of gangsta rap.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 24 years, 2 months and 3 days have passed since September 24th, 1996.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 39 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 September 24th, 1996, will be 24 years of age.
  • People born in 1996 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 843519600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around September 24th, 1996:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 24th, 1996, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1996 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: September 24th, 1996 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

1996 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1996.

  • Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm
  • Blue's Clues
  • 7th Heaven
  • Kenan & Kel
  • Moesha
  • Goosebumps
  • Brotherly Love
  • Hang Time
  • Pinky and the Brain
  • In the House
  • Dexter's Laboratory
  • Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
  • Gargoyles
  • The Secret World of Alex Mack
  • Friends
  • The Magic School Bus
  • Sweet Valley High
  • All That
  • Sister, Sister
  • Weird Science
  • The Nanny
  • Rocko's Modern Life
  • Tales from the Cryptkeeper
  • Animaniacs
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy
  • Living Single
  • X-Men: The Animated Series
  • Home Improvement
  • Doug
  • Rugrats
  • Beverly Hills, 90210
  • The Simpsons
  • Roseanne
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Married... with Children

1996 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1996:

  • Tickle Me Elmo
  • Tamagotchi
  • 12" talking Buzz Lightyear Action Figure
  • PlayStation (PS1)
  • Sky Dancers
  • Action Man
  • Mighty Max
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • Nerf Blaster
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Jenga
  • Sylvanian Families

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of September:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 24th of September:

  • Republic Day in Trinidad and Tobago

Weather

Weather information for September 24th, 1996:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.9 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 49.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 9.94 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President

Who was the US President on September 24th, 1996?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 24th, 1996?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on September 24th, 1996 was probably conceived around the 16th of December, 1995. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 24th, 1996 is the 4th of July, 1997. (Rough Estimate).

Video 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.
  • Fade to Black - Action-adventure game.
  • 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.
  • Phantasmagoria - Point-and-click adventure horror game.
  • Destruction Derby - Combat racing video game for the PlayStation and Sega Saturn.
  • Air Combat - Combat flight simulator game for the PlayStation.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about September 24th, 1996.

  • 8,830 days have passed since this date.
  • 762,915,600 seconds have passed since the September 24th, 1996.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 890,068,200 times.
  • Since September 24th, 1996, earth has travelled approximately 393,664,449,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 127,152,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 65,610,742 steps. That's about 29,160 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,154,987 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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