On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1996

Famous Deaths

  • George Snell, genetecist, dies at 92
  • Glyn Worsnip, British radio and television presenter (That's Life!), dies at 57
  • Jean Sinclair, South African campaigner, founder member and first president of the Black Sash in 1955, dies at 88
  • Kusuo Kitamura, Japanese 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1932), dies at 78
  • Richard Michael Hills, comedy script writer, dies at 70
1996 Highlights

About June 6, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 2 months and 4 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