What Happened on February 13, 1996

Historical Events

  • "The Score" second studio album by Fugees is released (Billboard no. 1 year end Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 1996)

Music History

British boy band Take That officially announce that they are disbanding, prompting UK government to set up counselling phone lines

Album Release

Death Row/Interscope Records releases rapper Tupac Shakur his 4th studio album "All Eyez on Me"; becomes his final release during his lifetime

  • Howard Stern announces he will be making the film "Private Parts"
  • Rock musical "Rent" by Jonathan Larson opens off-Broadway
1996 History

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Womack, American Piedmont blues guitarist, singer and harmonica player, dies at 91
  • Martin Balsam, American charaacter actor (Psycho, 12 Angry Men, Archie Bunker's Place, Catch 22), dies of a stroke at 76

About February 13, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Spaceman - Babylon Zoo