What Happened on November 6th, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "The English Patient" based on the novel by Michael Ondaatje, directed by Anthony Minghella and starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche and Kristen Scott Thomas premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 1997)
  • LA Dodger Todd Hollandsworth wins NL Rookie of Year

Famous Deaths

  • Mario Savio, activist, dies of heart attack at 53
  • Patience Edney, nurse/communist, dies at 85
  • Tommy Lawton, footballer, dies at 80