November 4th, 1996, fell on a Monday. It was day 309 of 1996. The decade was the 1990s.
24 years, 3 months and 24 days have passed since November 4th, 1996.
On This Date
Events that occurred on November 4th, 1996:
Wrestler "The Rock" makes his WWF debut.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 4th, 1996:
United States: No Diggity - Blackstreet
United Kingdom: What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted - Robson & Jerome
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Romeo + Juliet" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is November 4th, 1996 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.
In America, the song No Diggity by Blackstreet is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted by Robson & Jerome 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Rugrats", "Walker, Texas Ranger" and "ER". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Air Combat", "Destruction Derby", "Phantasmagoria" and "Wipeout 2097".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "All That", "Gargoyles", "Hang Time" and "Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm". Popular toys include the likes of "Super Soaker (water gun)", "Nerf Blaster", "Littlest Pet Shop" 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 November 4th, 1996.
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.
X-Files actress Gillian Anderson (Agent Scully) is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1996.
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 and information about this date:
24 years, 3 months and 24 days have passed since November 4th, 1996.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 45 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 4th, 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 847065600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around November 4th, 1996:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 4th, 1996?
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on November 4th, 1996 was probably conceived around the 26th of January, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 4th, 1996 is the 14th of August, 1997. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on November 4th, 1996.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about November 4th, 1996.
8,882 days have passed since this date.
767,404,800 seconds have passed since the November 4th, 1996.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 895,305,600 times.
Since November 4th, 1996, earth has travelled approximately 395,980,876,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 127,900,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 65,996,813 steps. That's about 29,332 miles!
Since this date, 9,208,858 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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