What Happened on September 14, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 21st Toronto International Film Festival: "Shine" directed by Scott Hicks wins the People's Choice Award

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

As' Mark McGwire is 13th player to hit 50-HRs in a season

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
  • Dean Headley takes 3rd cricket hat-trick of season, Kent v Hampshire
  • NY Met Todd Huntley sets record of 41 HRs by a catcher
  • Tara Dawn Holland (Kansas), 23, crowned 70th Miss America 1997

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Liz Keifer (33) weds Robert Convertino (41) at Rihga Royal Hotel in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Clive Beadon, British RAF Wing Commander and pilot (WWII), dies at 77
  • Joe Elsby Martin, boxing coach, dies at 80
  • Juliet Prowse, actress/dancer (Mona McCluskey), dies at 59