What Happened on February 20, 1996

Famous Birthdays

  • Mabel [McVey], English pop singer-songwriter ("Finders Keepers"), born in Málaga, Spain

Famous Deaths

  • Jeffrey Kindersley Quill, British test pilot (Spitfire), dies at 83
  • Michael Herford Wooller, TV/film producer, dies at 69
  • Solomon Asch, American psychologist (b. 1907)
  • Tōru Takemitsu, Japanese classical music and film score composer (November Steps; Ran), dies of pneumonia while being treated for bladder cancer at 65
  • Walter Charles Marshall, scientist, dies at 63
1996 Highlights

About February 20, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

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