What Happened on March 5, 1996

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Taylor Hill, American model (Victoria's Secret), born in Palatine, Illinois
Born in 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Joshua Compston, English art impresario, dies at 26
  • Khundaqar Mushtaq Amhed, president of Bangladesh (1975), dies
  • Nicolás Cotoner, 23rd Marquess of Mondéjar, Spanish nobleman and military officer, dies at 90
  • Whitner "Whit" Bissell, American actor (Time Machine, Soylent Green, The Magnificent Seven), dies at 86
1996 Highlights

About March 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: How Deep Is Your Love - Take That