What Happened on June 5, 1996

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Memphis, Tennessee, on WMFS 92.9 FM

Famous Deaths

  • Baldev Singh Chahal, campaigner, dies at 59
  • Vito Scotti [Scozarri], American actor (The Godfather, Flying Nun, Barefoot in the Park), dies of lung cancer at 78
1996 Highlights

About June 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

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