What Happened on September 8, 1996

Historical Events

  • 48th Emmy Awards: ER, Dennis Franz & Kathy Baker win
  • American children's program "Blue's Clues" debuts on Nickelodeon cable channel

Theatrical Finale

August Wilson's drama "Seven Guitars" closes at Walter Kerr Theater, NYC, after 188 performances

1996 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Krystal Reyes, Filipina actress (Bakekang), born in Santa Maria, Bulacan, Philippines
Born in 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth Eyre de Lanaux, designer artist/writer, dies at 102

About September 8, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 8 months and 28 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: Flava - Peter Andre