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Search Results for Year: 1996


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Number of Records Matching Query: 71
 
TIM MCGRAW MARRIES FAITH HILL
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 6 October 1996
Description: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are married, and quickly become country music
Summary: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are married, and quickly become country music's most visible couple. Their friendship grew into romance during their successful "Spontaneous Combustion" tour that year.

JIMMY BUFFETT
EVENT
 
Event Date: Tuesday 16 January 1996
Description: Jamaican authorities open fire on Jimmy Buffetts seaplane
Summary: Jamaican authorities open fire on Jimmy Buffett's seaplane, Hemisphere Dancer, mistaking it for a drug trafficker's plane. U2 singer Bono and Island Records executive, Chris Blackwell, are also on the plane; no-one is injured. James William "Jimmy" Buffett (born December 25, 1946) is a singer, songwriter, author, businessman, and film producer.

REAL LOVE
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 4 April 1996
Description: The Beatles second reunion song is released as part of their first reunion
Summary: The Beatles' second reunion song is released as part of their first reunion since the band's breakup 26 years earlier. The song is a finished version of "Real Love", a John Lennon demo from 1980.

SPICE GIRLS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Monday 8 July 1996
Description: The Spice Girls release their debut single "Wannabe"
Summary: The Spice Girls release their debut single "Wannabe" in the United Kingdom.The song proves to be a global hit, hitting number 1 in 31 countries and becoming not only the biggest selling debut single by an all-female group but also the biggest-selling single by an all-female group of all time.

RAMONES LAST CONCERT
EVENT
 
Event Date: Tuesday 6 August 1996
Description: The Ramones play their final show at The Palace in Hollywood.
Summary: Influential punk rock group The Ramones play their final show at The Palace in Hollywood. The Ramones were an American rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first punk rock group.

CROWDE HOUSE - FINAL CONCERT
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 November 1996
Description: Crowded House plays its final concert on the steps of the Sydney Opera House in Australia
Summary: Crowded House plays its final concert on the steps of the Sydney Opera House in Australia, in front of an audience of almost 200,000. Proceeds from this concert support the Sydney Children's Hospital.

TUPAC -SHOT
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 7 September 1996
Description: Rapper Tupac Shakur is shot four times in Las Vegas
Summary: Rapper Tupac Shakur is shot four times in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, while leaving the MGM Grand hotel after seeing the Mike Tyson versus Bruce Seldon boxing match, in what is apparently a drive-by shooting.

TUPAC - DIES
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 13 September 1996
Description: Tupac Shakur dies in hospital
Summary: Tupac Shakur dies in hospital after his wounds from his September 7 shooting. Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), known by his stage names 2Pac (or simply Pac) and Makaveli. (aged 25)

SHIRLEY GOODMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 19 June 1996
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA

JACOB DRUCKMAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 1996
Description: Comoser of music, USA

DON MURRAY
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 23 March 1996
Description: Drummer, USA

GERY MULLIGAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 20 January 1996
Description: Saxophonist, USA

BILL WHITE
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 8 September 1996
Description: Bassist, USA

JOSEPH POPE
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 16 March 1996
Description: Vocalist, USA

RICHARD KERMODE
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 16 January 1996
Description: Keyboardist, USA

EDDIE HARRIS
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 5 November 1996
Description: Saxophonist, USA

JACK VIGLIATURA
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 8 September 1996
Description: Vocalist

PATSY MONTANA
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 3 May 1996
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA

CHRIS ACLAND
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 October 1996
Description: Drummer, USA

ELSBEARRY HOBBS
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 31 May 1996
Description: Vocalist, USA

MERCER ELLINGTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 8 February 1996
Description: Trumpeter, Band Leader

JOE SENECA
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 August 1996
Description: Vocalists, Composer, Actor

JOHN PANOZZO
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 16 July 1996
Description: Drummer , USA

BILL DOGGETT
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 13 November 1996
Description: Pianist. Arranger, Composer, USA

RONNIE SCOTT
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 23 December 1996
Description: Saxophonist, UK

JEFFREY LEE PIERCE
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 31 March 1996
Description: Vocalist, USA

MEL TAYLOR
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 11 August 1996
Description: Drummer, USA

JOHNATHAN MELVOIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 12 July 1996
Description: Pianist, USA

MIKE LEANDER
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 18 April 1996
Description: Composer, Producer, UK

VICTOR RAY WILSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 30 April 1996
Description: Drummer, USA

JOSE L RODRIGUEZ
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 20 April 1996
Description: Record producer, USA

JIMMY SPRUILL
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 26 January 1996
Description: Guitarist, USA

JACK LAINE
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 June 1996
Description: Band Leader

DAVID MOOK
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 June 1996
Description: Composer,Publisher , USA

MORTON GOULD
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 21 February 1996
Description: Pianist, Composer, Arranger, Conductor, USA

GUS BIVONA
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 5 January 1996
Description: Clarinets, Saxophonist, Flute

CHAS CHANDLER
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 July 1996
Description: Bassist, Manager, UK

TED DAFFAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 6 October 1996
Description: Singer, Composer, USA

JOHN KAHN
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 30 May 1996
Description: Bassist, USA

BERNARD EDWARDS
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 18 April 1996
Description: Bassist, USA

GEORGE LANIUS
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 21 April 1996
Description: Vocalist, USA

HAROLD ’SONNY’ WRIGHT
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 7 April 1996
Description: Vocalist

HOWARD WYETH
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 29 March 1996
Description: Drummer, USA

BROWNIE MCGEE
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 16 February 1996
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, America

RALPH MIDDLEBROOKS
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 13 October 1996
Description: Trumpeter, USA

J D MILLER
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 23 March 1996
Description: Composer, Producer, USA

TUPAC SHAKUR
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 13 September 1996
Description: Vocalist, Rapper, Actor, Dancer, USA

FARON YOUNG
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 10 December 1996
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, Composer, USA

AUDREY MEADOWS
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 February 1996
Description: Actress

JESSIE HILL
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 17 September 1996
Description: Vocalist, Composer of song, USA

BRADLEY NOWELL
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 25 May 1996
Description: Vocalist, USA

ELLA FITZGERALD
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 15 June 1996
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

TINY TIM
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 30 November 1996
Description: Vocalist, USA

CLAUDETTE COLBERT
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 30 July 1996
Description: Actress, USA

TIMOTHY LEARY
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 31 May 1996
Description: Pioneer of the mind, USA

TERRY STAFFORD
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 17 March 1996
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

JULIET PROWSE
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 15 September 1996
Description: Actress, Vocalist, Ballerina, Dancer

LES BAXTER
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 15 January 1996
Description: Band leader, Pianist, USA

BRAD ROBINSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 13 October 1996
Description: Guitarist, Australia

RAY BROWN
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 16 August 1996
Description: Vocalist, Australia

GENE KELLY
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 2 February 1996
Description: Musician, Actor, Dancer, USA

BILL MONROE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 9 September 1996
Description: Vocalist, Mandolin, Guitar, USA

BARNEY WILEN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 25 May 1996
Description: Vocalist, Saxophonist, France

MARTIN BALSAM
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 13 February 1996
Description: Actor, USA

PAUL WESTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 20 September 1996
Description: Pianist, Arranger, Composer, Conductor

JOHNNY GUITAR WATSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 17 May 1996
Description: Gutarist, USA

STEVE PLUNDER
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 26 January 1996
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, Australia

BRAD ROBINSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 13 October 1996
Description: Guitarist,Vocalist, Compose, Australia

BILLY WILLIAMSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 22 March 1996
Description: Guitarist, Steel GuitarIst, USA

LARRY LAPRISE
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 4 April 1996
Description: Composer, USA

RAY COLEMAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 10 September 1996
Description: Author, Journalism

 
 
 
 
 
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