What Happened on December 8, 1996

Historical Events

  • "God Said, Ha!" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 22 performances

Famous Deaths

  • Howard E Rollins Jr, actor (Ed Harding-Another World), dies at 46
  • Marin Sorescu, Romanian poet, playwright and artist (Iona, House under surveillance), dies of a heart attack at 60
1996 Highlights

About December 8, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 3 months and 18 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