What Happened on June 30, 1996

Historical Events

  • "Buried Child" closes at Brook Atkinson Theater NYC after 77 performances
  • "Moon Over Buffalo" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 308 performances
  • "State Fair" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 118 performances
  • Caroline Frolic (Miss Ontario), crowned Miss Renaissance USA
  • UEFA European Championship Final, Wembley Stadium, London, England: Oliver Bierhoff scores his second goal in extra time as Germany beat Czech Republic, 2-1
1996 History

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Henry Home Popham, British aviator, writer and poet, dies at 76
  • Jef Maes, Belgian composer and violinist, dies at 91
  • Norman Aldridge, English toxicologist (solved global poisoning mysteries), dies at 76

About June 30, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 2 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: Three Lions (The Official Song Of The England Football Team) - Baddiel & Skinner & Lightning Seeds