What Happened on August 31, 1996

Famous Birthdays

  • Jalen Brunson, American NBA Player (NY Knicks), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • David Pollock, Viscount Hanworth, British barrister, dies at 80
  • David Scott, British priest, Chaplain to the Queen, dies at 72
  • Harald Penrose, British test pilot, dies at 92
  • Milt Larkin, American jazz trumpeter and bandleader, dies at 85
1996 Highlights

About August 31, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 29 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