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Thursday 5 December 1996

1996-12-05

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Knockin' On Heaven's Door / Throw These Guns Away by Dunblane was in the top 5 hits. Mars Attacks!, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Rules by Ellen Fein, Sherrie Schneider was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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101 Dalmatians

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson

Country: United States

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Star Trek: First Contact

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Theater Talk

Starring: Susan Haskins, Michael Riedel

Country: United States

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom

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Pappyland

Starring: Michael Cariglio, Mike Curley, Gabriel Velez, Marilyn Arnone

Country: United States

Deutsch Plus

Written by: David Hargreaves

Starring: Ivan Robert Sertic, Constanze Pröbster

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 05 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Wilf Carter: country singer, dies at age 91.
  • Peter Hall: English geographer author and academic (d. 2014).
Facts:
  • Dreams & Nightmares, opens at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
  • Players union approves new collective bargaining agreement
  • Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan gives a speech in which he suggests that quotirrational exuberancequot may have quotunduly escalated asset valuesquot.

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Books

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

The Rules

By: Ellen Fein, Sherrie Schneider

For the first time in one volume--in a special oversized format--comes "The Rules" and "The Rules II," the phenomenal bestsellers that captured the interest of millions of readers in search of Mr.

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Silent Honor

By: Danielle Steel

In her 38th bestselling novel, Danielle Steel creates a powerful, moving portrayal of families divided, lives shattered and a nation torn apart by prejudice during a shameful episode in recent American history.

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Calling All Creeps!

By: R.L. Stine

In an attempt to get back at the bossy editor-in-chief of the school paper, ex-staff member Ricky Beamer plays a prank that backfires and results in him getting phone calls from local bullies who are really lizards in disguise.

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Hide and Seek

By: James Patterson

It was the trial that electrified the world. Not only because of the defendant, Maggie Bradford, the woman whose songs captivated the world's heart. Not only because of the victim, Will Shepard, the world's most glamorous athlete.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Catfight

Catfight

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Atlantean Interactive Games

CyberGladiators

CyberGladiators

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Cybersphere

Cybersphere

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Psycon Software

Daikaijuu Monogatari II

Daikaijuu Monogatari II

Platform: SNES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Tetris Plus

Platform: Arcade Game Boy PlayStation Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Bulletproof Software Jaleco Nintendo

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