On This Day

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)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

  • Howard Stern announces he will be making the film "Private Parts"

Music releaseAlbum Release

Rapper Tupac Shakur releases his 4th studio album 'All Eyez on Me'

Rapper Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur
  • Rock musical "Rent" by Jonathan Larson opens off-Broadway

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
1996 Highlights

About February 13, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius