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Monday 1 July 1996

1996-07-01

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Criss Cross, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Runaway Jury by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Criss Cross

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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Independence Day

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

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Striptease

Directed by: Andrew Bergman

Starring: Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds, Armand Assante

Country: United States

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Phenomenon

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by: Gary Trousdale

Starring: Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, Mary Kay Bergman

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom

Buzzkill

Written by: Dave Sheridan

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Profit

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States

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The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

Starring: Mark Thomas

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Adelina Sotnikova: Russian ice skater, the "divine surprise" of the 2014 Sochi Olympics, where she won the gold medal.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Kevan James scores 103 and takes 4 wkts in 4 balls, Hants vs. Ind
  • NHL Winnipeg Jets officially become the Phoenix Coyotes
  • Placido Domingo becomes Art Director of Washington Opera
  • WBSI TV replaces WNYC on channel 31 in New York City

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1996?

  • Life: Olympic Bodies
  • Time: Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Dole. Digitally altered photomontage. Hillary by Jeff Christensen-SIP
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9541

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

Every jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs to him. In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake beginsroutinely, then swerves mysteriously off course.

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Ghost Camp

By: R.L. Stine

Hoping to fit in at Camp Spirit Moon despite its weird traditions, brothers Harry and Alex participate in several bizarre rituals, until tricks that are played by their fellow campers escalate out of control.

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The Green Mile, Part 3: Coffey's Hands

By: Stephen King

Paul Coffey, the brutal killer of two girls, reveals something extraordinary, and life on the Green Mile will never be the same again.

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The Dilbert Principle

By: Scott Adams

The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Defender 2000

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: Shooter

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3D Baseball

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP BMG Japan; NA Crystal Dynamics (NA)

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Bad Mojo

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Fighters Megamix

Platform: Sega Saturn, Game.com

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Sega Tiger Electronics (Game.com)

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Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Mindscape SSI (NA PlayStation) GOG Ltd

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