On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Camilla Horn, actress (Rebus, Vertigine, Matinee Idol), dies at 93
  • Sergiu Celibidache, Romanian conductor (Berlin Philharmonic, 1945-57; Munich Philharmonic, 1979-96), and educator, dies at 84
  • Uzo Egonu, painter/print maker, dies at 64
1996 Highlights

About August 14, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) - Los Del Rio
  • UK #1 Song: Wannabe - Spice Girls