What Happened on October 7, 1996

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Rupert Murdoch launches Fox News with Roger Ailes as CEO

Famous Birthdays

  • Lewis Capaldi, Scottish singer-songwriter ("Someone You Loved"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
Born in 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Wegg Solicitor-Prosser, dies at 86
1996 Highlights

About October 7, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 5 months and 21 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: Setting Sun - Chemical Brothers