What Happened on March 24, 1996

Historical Events

  • 16th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Showgirls" wins
  • MTA raises NYC bridge tolls to $3.50 each way

Famous Weddings

  • Former Atlanta mayor and UN ambassador Andrew Young (64) weds Carolyn Watson (49) in South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Maria Lucia Beltran Alcayaga, singer, dies at 66

About March 24, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Because You Loved Me (From "Up Close & Personal") - Celine Dion
  • UK #1 Song: Firestarter - The Prodigy