What Happened on December 11, 1996

Famous Birthdays

Hailee Steinfeld (26 years old)

American actress (True Grit (2010); Pitch Perfect films), and singer ("Starving"), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert Sally Frankel, South African born economist, dies at 93
  • Robert Bromston Thesiger Daniell, English soldier, dies at 95
  • W. G. G. Duncan-Smith, British WWII fighter pilot, dies at 82
  • William Rushton, actor, author and cartoonist (TW3, Private Eye), dies of a heart attack at 59
1996 Highlights

About December 11, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton
  • UK #1 Song: A Different Beat - Boyzone