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November 1st, 1996.

November 1st, 1996, was a Friday. It was day 306 of 1996. The decade was the 1990s.

24 years, 6 months and 4 days have passed since November 1st, 1996.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

On this day.

What happened on November 1st, 1996?

  • The video game "Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain" is released on the PlayStation.
  • Stephon Marbury makes his NBA debut.

Born on November 1st, 1996.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Lil Peep: Rapper.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 1st, 1996.

  • United States: Macarena - Los Del Rio
  • United Kingdom: Say You'll Be There - Spice Girls

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Romeo + Juliet" was at the top of the box office on November 1st, 1996.

Take me back to November 1st, 1996!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is November 1st, 1996 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Halloween has just come and passed. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song Macarena by Los Del Rio is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Say You'll Be There by Spice Girls is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Romeo + Juliet is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister.

In fashion, "grunge" clothing has declined in popularity and women are beginning to wear form-fitting outfits such as slip dresses and pencil skirts. Movies such as Clueless and The Craft have popularized the "sexy school girl" look. 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. A new video game console called the "Nintendo 64" has just been released. It is currently competing against the Sony PlayStation and the Sega Saturn.

In baseball, the New York Yankees have just won the 1996 World Series after defeating the Atlanta Braves 4-2. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Only Fools and Horses", "One Foot in the Grave", "Frasier" and "Xena: Warrior Princess". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fade to Black", "Die Hard Trilogy", "Super Mario 64" and "Tomb Raider".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Weird Science", "The Secret World of Alex Mack", "Aaahh!!! Real Monsters" and "7th Heaven". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Sylvanian Families, Sky Dancers, the PlayStation (PS1) and Tickle Me Elmo.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on November 1st, 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.

  • Best football players in 1996.

    In 1996, the best soccer players were Matthias Sammer, Ronaldo, Alan Shearer, Alessandro Del Piero, Jürgen Klinsmann, Davor Šuker, Eric Cantona, Marcel Desailly, Youri Djorkaeff, Karel Poborský and Nwankwo Kanu.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1996?

    In 1996, the best NBA players were Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone, David Robinson, Penny Hardaway, Shawn Kemp, Grant Hill, Hakeem Olajuwon, Gary Payton, John Stockton, Charles Barkley, Juwan Howard, Shaquille O'Neal, Mitch Richmond and Reggie Miller.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Build-up to the 1996 United States presidential election.

    The 1996 United States presidential election was just around the corner, as incumbent Democratic President Bill Clinton went head-to-head against Republican candidate Bob Dole. Throughout the build-up, Clinton managed to maintain a consistent lead in the polls.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 24 years, 6 months and 4 days have passed since November 1st, 1996.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 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 November 1st, 1996, will be 24 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1996 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 846806400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around November 1st, 1996.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 1st, 1996, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1996 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 1st, 1996 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

Photographs of mid-1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on November 1st, 1996.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1996.

  • Hey Arnold!
  • Arthur
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 1996.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1996.

  • The Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Bop It
  • The Nintendo 64
  • Tickle Me Elmo
  • The Tamagotchi
  • 12" talking Buzz Lightyear Action Figure
  • The 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

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain - Action-adventure game developed by Silicon Knights.
  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert - RTS game.
  • Tomb Raider - Action adventure game starring Lara Croft.
  • Wipeout 2097 - Futuristic racing game.
  • Super Mario 64 - Platform game for the Nintendo 64.
  • The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall - Open world RPG developed by Bethesda Softworks.
  • 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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 1st of November.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of November.

  • All Saints' Day

Weather on November 1st, 1996.

Historical weather information for November 1st, 1996.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.3 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a windy day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 37.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 2.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.39 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on November 1st, 1996.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 1st, 1996.

Irish Taoiseach.

John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 1st, 1996 was most likely conceived around the 23rd of January, 1996.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 1st, 1996 is close to the 11th of August, 1997.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 1st, 1996.

  • A total of 8,952 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,278 weeks have passed.
  • 773,449,200 seconds have passed since the November 1st, 1996.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 902,357,400 times.
  • Since November 1st, 1996, the earth has travelled approximately 399,099,787,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 128,908,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 66,516,631 steps. That's about 29,563 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,281,390 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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