What Happened on March 20, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Love Thy Neighbor" opens at Booth Theater NYC
  • Erik & Lyle Menendez found guilty of killing their parents
  • UK admits humans can catch CJD (Mad Cow Disease)

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Ridout, English composer, dies at 61
  • Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist, dies at 86
  • Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist, dies at 71