What Happened on August 30, 1996

Famous Birthdays

  • Mikal Bridges, American NBA player (Phoenix Suns), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Trevor Jackson, American actor, singer-songwriter (Grown-ish), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
Born in 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Christine Pascal, French actress and director (Smile, Elsa), commits suicide at 43
  • José Toribio Merino, Chilean admiral (one of the principal leaders of the 1973 Chilean coup d'état), dies at 80
  • Josef Muller-Brockmann 'Father of Swiss Graphic Design', Swiss graphic designer and writer, dies at 82 [1]
1996 Highlights

About August 30, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

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