What Happened on October 5, 1996

Wedding Day for 'Diamond Eye' Cats

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indians strike out 23 Baltimore Orioles in 12 innings in 4-3 ALDS win at Jacobs Field; Orioles win series, 3-1
  • New York centre fielder Bernie Williams homers from each side of the plate as the Yankees beat Texas, 6-4 to win the AL Division Series, 3 - 1
1996 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Gibbs, American child actress (Monsters, Inc.), born in Pasadena, California
Born in 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Seymour Cray, American inventor (Cray Research, Cray I supercomputer), dies after a car accident at 71

About October 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 7 months and 24 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