On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Howard Vernon, Swiss actor (Love and Death, Delicatessen), dies at 82
  • Jock Wallace, Scottish soccer manager (Berwick Rangers, Rangers, Leicester City, Motherwell, Sevilla), dies from Parkinson's disease at 60
  • Virginia Christine [Ricketts], American actress (Mrs Olson, Tales of Wells Fargo), dies of cardiovascular disease at 76
1996 Highlights

About July 24, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You're Makin' Me High/Let It Flow - Toni Braxton
  • UK #1 Song: Wannabe - Spice Girls