What Happened on December 27, 1996

Historical Events

  • Carquest Bowl 7: Miami beats Virginia, 31-21
  • Taliban forces retake the strategic Bagram air base which solidifies their buffer zone around Kabul.

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Heartsman [Eastman], American R&B, soul and electric blues session musician and songwriter, dies of a stroke at 60

About December 27, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton
  • UK #1 Song: 2 Become 1 - Spice Girls