What Happened on June 25, 1996

Historical Events

Independence Day

"Independence Day", directed by Roland Emmerich, and starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum premieres in Westwood, California

Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Jay-Z releases his debut studio album "Beyond Reasonable Doubt" with Roc-A-Fella Records and Priority Records

  • The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia kills 19 U.S. servicemen
1996 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Lele Pons, Venezuelan-American internet personality (Vine, YouTube), born in Caracas, Venezuela
Born in 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Nicholas John, English National Opera's dramaturge, dies at 43
  • Ray Howard-Jones, Welsh artist, dies at 93
  • Sir Arthur Snelling, British Ambassador (b. 1914)

About June 25, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tha Crossroads - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  • UK #1 Song: Killing Me Softly - Fugees