What Happened on April 5, 1996

Historical Events

  • John Bobbitt is put under house arrest in Las Vegas for 120 days

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Nailor, civil servant/historian, dies at 67
1996 Highlights

About April 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries

Holidays: Good Friday (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Because You Loved Me (From "Up Close & Personal") - Celine Dion
  • UK #1 Song: Firestarter - The Prodigy