What Happened on May 28, 1996

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Pavlo Lazarenko becomes Prime Minister of Ukraine

Event of Interest

U.S. President Bill Clinton's former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, James McDougal and Susan McDougal, and Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud.

Famous Deaths

  • Buck Bundy, TV dog (Married with Children), dies at 13
  • Jimmy Rowles [Hunter], American jazz pianist and composer (The Peacocks), dies of cardiac arrest at 77
  • John "Jack" Layden, local politician, dies at 70
  • Julian Krein [Yulian Kreyn], Russian composer (Razrusheniye (Destruction)), and musicologist, dies at 83
  • Sidney Greenbaum, grammarian, dies at 66

About May 28, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 4 months
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: Three Lions (The Official Song Of The England Football Team) - Baddiel & Skinner & Lightning Seeds