What Happened on September 23, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern radio show premieres in West Palm Beach FL (WCLB 95.5 FM)
  • Howard Stern radio show premieres in Wilkes-Barre PA (WZMT 97.9 FM)

Famous Weddings

  • Actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) weds "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) in Malibu
  • Oscar-nominated actor of "The Buddy Holly Story" Gary Busey (52) weds former stuntwoman from Dallas Tiani Warden (29) at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas

Famous Deaths

  • Denis Dowling, baritone, dies at 86
  • Fujiko F. Fujio, Japanese cartoonist (b. 1933)
  • Jack Newman, cricketer (NZ left-arm pacer 1932-33), dies at 94
  • Stuart Pigott, archaeologist, dies at 86