On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Max Manus, Norwegian resistance fighter and author who specialized in sabotage during World War II, dies at 81
  • Murtaza Bhutto, Pakistani politician, dies at 42
  • Paul Draper, dancer, dies at 87
  • Paul Erdos, Hungarian mathematician, dies of heart attack at 83
  • Paul Weston [Wetstein], American pianist and orchestra leader (Jim Nabors Hour, Crescent City Suite), dies from natural causes at 84
1996 Highlights

About September 20, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) - Los Del Rio
  • UK #1 Song: Ready Or Not - Fugees