What Happened on December 20, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

Horror classic "Scream", starring Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox, is released

Famous Deaths

  • Amata Kabua, President of Marshall Islands (1979-96), dies
  • Carl Sagan, scientist (Contact), dies at 62
  • Roger Peacock, English writer (Thursday is missing, dies at 76