November 30th, 1996

November 30th, 1996, fell on a Saturday. It was day 335 of 1996. The decade was the 1990s.

24 years, 4 months and 21 days have passed since November 30th, 1996.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 30th, 1996:

  • United States: No Diggity - Blackstreet
  • United Kingdom: Breathe - Prodigy

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Star Trek: First Contact" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is November 30th, 1996 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

In America, Thanksgiven Day and Black Friday have recently come and passed. People are now beginning to look forward to Christmas. 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, Breathe by Prodigy is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Star Trek: First Contact 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.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper", "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" and "Touched by an Angel". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duke Nukem 3D", "Resident Evil", "The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall" and "Super Mario 64". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Rugrats", "Home Improvement", "Tales from the Cryptkeeper" and "Hey Arnold!".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Polly Pocket", "Littlest Pet Shop", "Mighty Max" and "The Pokémon Trading Card Game".


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 30th, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 24 years, 4 months and 21 days have passed since November 30th, 1996.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 48 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 30th, 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 849312000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around November 30th, 1996:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 30th, 1996, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1996 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 30th, 1996 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • Married... with Children

1996 - Toys & Games

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

  • The Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Bop It
  • Nintendo 64
  • Tickle Me Elmo
  • Tamagotchi
  • 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 you might have been playing around this time.

  • 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 noteable people who were born on the 30th of November:


Weather

Weather information for November 30th, 1996:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.3 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 36.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 2.33 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on November 30th, 1996?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 30th, 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 November 30th, 1996 was probably conceived around the 21st of February, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 30th, 1996 is the 9th of September, 1997. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 30th, 1996.

  • 8,909 days have passed since this date.
  • 769,734,000 seconds have passed since the November 30th, 1996.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 898,023,000 times.
  • Since November 30th, 1996, earth has travelled approximately 397,182,744,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 128,289,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 66,197,124 steps. That's about 29,421 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,236,808 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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