What Happened on May 22, 1996

Historical Events

  • "Tartuffe: Born Again" opens at Circle in the Square Theater, NYC; runs for 29 performances
  • 4th UEFA Champions League Final: Juventus beats Ajax (1-1, 4-2 on penalties) at Rome

Daytime Emmy Awards

Emmy 23rd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 16th time

Famous Deaths

  • Duncan Montgomery Stewart, academic, dies at 66
  • Rex Collings, writer/publisher, dies at 70
1996 Highlights

About May 22, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 8 months and 6 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: Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit - Gina G