On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Joan Warburton, Scottish painter, dies at 76
  • Michael Jinks, child care pioneer, dies at 59
  • Paul Crawford, American Dixieland jazz musician, arranger, (Olympic Brass Band), and music historian (Tulane University), dies of lung cancer at 71
  • Seagram Miller, American rapper (b. 1970)
1996 Highlights

About July 31, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) - Los Del Rio
  • UK #1 Song: Wannabe - Spice Girls