What Happened on November 18, 1996

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Star Trek: First Contact" film directed by Jonathan Frakes and starring Patrick Stewart and Jonathan Frakes premieres

Famous Deaths

  • David Herbert, publisher, dies at 69
  • Douglas Guest, British organist (For the Fallen), dies at 80
  • John Vassall, British spy and civil servant (spied for Soviet Union), dies at 72
1996 Highlights

About November 18, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: No Diggity - BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre)
  • UK #1 Song: Breathe - The Prodigy