29th of September, 1996

The 29th of September, 1996, fell on a Sunday. Day 273 of 1996. Decade: 1990s.

23 years, 4 months and 26 days have passed since the 29th of September, 1996.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 29th of September, 1996:

  • The Nintendo 64 is released in North America.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 29th of September, 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.

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 29th of September, 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.

  • Kids' TV - 1996.

    Children in 1996 would have been watching TV shows such as Home Improvement, "Sister, Sister", Family Matters, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Rugrats, Doug, The Simpsons, Animaniacs, Blue's Clues, Bruno the Kid, Dexter's Laboratory, "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", Hang Time, Arthur, "Hey Arnold!", Jumanji, "KaBlam!" and Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm.

  • 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.

  • The Nintendo 64 is released.

    On the 29th of September, 1996, The Nintendo 64 games console was released in North America. For many kids (and adults), this would have been the go-to present for Christmas 1996.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 23 years, 4 months and 26 days have passed since the 29th of September, 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 the 29th of September, 1996, will be 23 years of age.
  • People born in 1996 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 843951600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 29th of September, 1996:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 29th of September, 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 29th of September, 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.

1996 - Kid's TV

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

"Sabrina the Teenage Witch" - "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:

  • Nintendo 64
  • 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
  • Sylvanian Families

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 29th of September:


Weather

Weather information for the 29th of September, 1996:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.1 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 55.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.28 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 28.7cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.83 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 29th of September, 1996.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 29th of September, 1996 was probably conceived around the 21st of December, 1995. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 29th of September, 1996 is the 9th of July, 1997. (Rough Estimate).

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.

29th of September

Events that have occurred on the 29th of September:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 29th of September, 1996.

  • 8,549 days have passed since this date.
  • 738,637,201 seconds have passed since the 29th of September, 1996.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 861,743,401 times.
  • Since the 29th of September, 1996, earth has travelled approximately 381,136,795,716 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 123,106,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 63,522,799 steps. That's about 28,232 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,863,646 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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