What Happened on June 29, 1996

Historical Events

  • Andrea Leah Plummer, of Tennessee, crowned 39th America's Junior Miss
  • Superman's Action Comic #1 (1938) auctioned at Sotheby at $61,900

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander George Ogston, British biochemist, and educator (professor at Australian National University, 1959-70; president of Trinity College - Oxford, 1970-78), dies at 85
  • Bobby Keetch, English footballer and entrepreneur, dies at 54
  • Pamela Mason [Ostrer], British actress, author and talk-show host (Lady Possessed), dies of heart failure at 78

About June 29, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 3 months
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