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Friday 5 January 1996

1996-01-05

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, directed by Paris Barclay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans

Country: United States

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Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky

Country: United States

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Twelve Monkeys

Twelve Monkeys

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Four Rooms

Four Rooms

Directed by: Allison Anders

Starring: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval

Country: United States

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Jumanji

Jumanji

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Adam and Joe Show

The Adam and Joe Show

Starring: Adam Buxton, Joe Cornish, Nigel Buxton

Country: United Kingdom

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Strange Universe

Strange Universe

Written by: Paul Barrosse

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

Country: United States

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Organ Works

Organ Works

Starring: Howard Goodall

Country: United Kingdom

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Satellite City

Satellite City

Starring: Boyd Clack, Islwyn Morris, Michael Neill, Ri Richards

Country: United Kingdom

It's a Mystery

It's a Mystery

Starring: Barry Lee-Thomas

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Miami Dolphins' coach Don Shula announces his retirement.
  • Muralitharan no-balled for throwing in ODI versus West Indies at the Gabba.
  • Hamas bombmaker Yahya Ayyash is killed by an Israeli-planted booby-trapped cell phone.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans

The Christmas Box

By: Richard Paul Evans

A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

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Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

Chicken Soup for the Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

Most people recall a teacher or two who had a significant impact on their future. In fact, outside the family unit, teachers have more influence on our lives than anyone else.

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The Road Ahead by Bill Gates

The Road Ahead

By: Bill Gates

wonderful insights from billionaire Bill Gates

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Miss America by Howard Stern

Miss America

By: Howard Stern

The best-selling author of Private Parts presents his provocative, controversial, and outrageous views on life, love, politics, celebrities, sexual obsessions, and more. 750,000 first printing.

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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 5 January 1996 and get them!

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Civilization II

Civilization II

Platform: Mac OS PlayStation Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

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Contra: Legacy of War

Contra: Legacy of War

Platform: PlayStation Saturn

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami of America

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CyberGladiators

CyberGladiators

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

DeathDrome

DeathDrome

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Viacom New Media

Fantasy General

Fantasy General

Platform: DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. Mindscape GOG Ltd

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