What Happened on July 9, 1996

Historical Events

Album Release

"Blue" debut album by LeAnn Rimes is released (Billboard Album of the Year, 1997)

  • 67th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia
  • All star MVP: Mike Piazza (LA Dodgers)
  • US Senate approves 90 cent raise to $4.25 minimum wage

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Casson, Irish-English actor (Zardoz, Educating Rita, The Riordans), dies at 84
  • Douglas G Chapman, biomathematical statistician, dies at 76
  • Melvin Belli, American lawyer known as "The King of Torts" and "Melvin Bellicose", dies at 88
  • Peter Martini, British journalist, dies at 31
  • Susan Cowdy, British ornithologist, dies at 81
1996 Highlights

About July 9, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: How Do U Want It/California Love - 2Pac Featuring K-Ci And JoJo
  • UK #1 Song: Killing Me Softly - Fugees