What Happened on June 28, 1996

Historical Events

The Nutty Professor

Remake of "The Nutty Professor" starring Eddie Murphy opens in theaters in the USA

  • The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.

Famous Deaths

  • (Ronald George) "Tim" Woodman, British WWII RAF pilot and squadron leader, dies at 82
  • Ghita Ionescu, Romanian politician scientist (Communism in Romania), dies at 83
  • Michael Wishart, British figurative painter, dies at 68
  • Piers Gray, critic/writer, dies at 49
  • Willard McMurry, American blues record label executive (Trumpet Records), dies at 89

About June 28, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday
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