On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1996

Historical Events

Golden Globes

53rd Golden Globes: "Sense and Sensibility", Nicolas Cage, & Sharon Stone win

  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Rudy Galindo

Famous Deaths

  • René Marc Jalbert, sergeant-at-Arms at the National Assembly of Quebec (b. 1921)
  • Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer, dies at 65
  • Roman Cieślewicz, Polish French artist, graphic designer, dies at 66
  • Sam Green, industrialist/inventor, dies at 88
1996 Highlights

About January 21, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 4 months and 2 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