What Happened on December 29, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Dreams & Nightmares" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • "Skylight" closes at Royale Theater NYC after
  • "Taking Sides" closes at Atkinson Theater NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Alma Birk, journalist/politician, dies at 77
  • Daniel Raphaeautl Mayer, journalist/resistance leader, dies at 86
  • Mireille Hartuch, singer/songwriter, dies at 90
  • Oswald Szemerenyi, philologist, dies at 83
  • Peggy (Margaret McCrorie) Herbison, politician, dies at 89
  • Robert Morris, lawyer, dies at 81
  • Willaim Brown, British TV executive, dies at 67
  • William Thomas Pennar Davies, poet author/theologian, dies at 85