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Friday 1 March 1996

1996-03-01

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. The Birdcage, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Primary Colors by Anonymous (aka Joe Klein) 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 ?

The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi

Country: United States

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Bottle Rocket

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ned Dowd

Country: United States

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Happy Gilmore

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen

Country: United States

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Beautiful Girls

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton, Noah Emmerich

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

Starring: Mark Thomas

Country: United Kingdom

Remember WENN

Written by: Rupert Holmes

Starring: Tom Beckett, George Hall, Margaret Hall, Melinda Mullins

Country: United States

The House

Starring: Denyce Graves, Bernard Haitink

Country: United Kingdom

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The Adam and Joe Show

Starring: Adam Buxton, Joe Cornish, Nigel Buxton

Country: United Kingdom

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Strange Universe

Written by: Paul Barrosse

Starring: Christopher Chisholm, Joey Ortega, Cassandra Peterson, Franklin Ruehl

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 March 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
  • Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Plans approved allowing traffic cameras High Harrington and Shap England
  • Lenny Wilkens, winningest coach in NBA, coaches his 1,000th victory.
  • New toll-free 888 area code introduced in North America.
  • Ranabima Royal College is established in Sri Lanka.
  • Australian federal election, 1996 is held. Labor's Paul Keating loses to Liberal leader John Howard

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Books

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

The Rainmaker

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

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Night of the Living Dummy III

By: R.L. Stine

The original books featuring the scariest creatures from the Goosebumps movie, in theaters October 16, 2015! Trina O'Dell's dad used to have a ventriloquist act. That's why he has all those dummies in the attic.

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Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot

By: Al Franken

In the grand satirical tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain comes...Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot, and Other Observations...a scathing--but uncompromisingly fair--look at America's largest talk show host and the rest of the Republican right. Penned

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

By: John Gra

Subtitle: ?€œThe Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex?€?. (H, HarperCollins)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Afterlife

Platform: Windows, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: God game

Publisher: LucasArts

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Battle Arena Toshinden 3

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Versus fighting game

Publisher: Takara (JPN) Playmates Interactive Entertainment (US) Sony Computer Entertainment (EUR)

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Battle Garegga

Battle Garegga

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Manic shooter

Publisher: JP Eighting; JP Electronic Arts (SS); NA Fabtek; EU Tuning; HK Metrotainment

The Eye of Typhoon

The Eye of Typhoon

Platform: 3DO, MS-DOS, Neo-Geo (cancelled)

Genre: 2D Versus fighting

Publisher: Viccom (MS-DOS version) LG (3DO version)

Formula 1

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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