What Happened on October 3, 1996

Historical Events

  • Thunderdome in Tampa Bay renamed Tropicana Field

Famous Birthdays

  • Adair Tishler, American child actress

Famous Deaths

  • Denis Frank Owen, British ecologist and natural historian, dies at 65
  • Eustace Wenworth Roskill, law lord, dies at 85
  • Thomas ap Rees, British botanist, dies in a cycling accident at 65
  • Tony Parker, British oral historian, dies at 73
1996 Highlights

About October 3, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) - Los Del Rio
  • UK #1 Song: Breakfast At Tiffany's - Deep Blue Something