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Saturday 6 April 1996

1996-04-06

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Firestarter by The Prodigy was in the top 5 hits. James and the Giant Peach, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Egg Monsters From Mars by R.L. Stine 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 ?

James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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Fear

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen

Country: United States

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Primal Fear

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton

Country: United States

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Ghost in the Shell

Directed by: Mamoru Oshii

Starring: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Greer Garson: Anglo-American actress who was very popular during the Second World War, being listed by the Motion Picture Herald as one of America's top-ten box office draws from 1942 to 1946.
Facts:
  • Albert Belle shows off his arm by hitting Sports Illustrated photographer Tony Tomsic in the hand prior to a game

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.321
  • Life: Conjoined Twin Girls
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Norman Schwarzkopf -- Apr. 1, 1996

Books

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

Egg Monsters From Mars

By: R.L. Stine

Disgusted by his bratty kid sister's demand for an egg hunt as part of a birthday celebration, Dana Johnson is amazed when he finds a football-sized, purple-veined egg that hatches a terrifying surprise.

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Blood Sport

By: James B. Stewart

Goes behind the rumors to discuss the truth about Whitewater, Vince Foster's suicide, and other White House scandals, explaining how these alleged scandals have been exploited, White House reaction, and the future of the presidency.

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Night in Werewolf Woods

By: R.L. Stine

Readers find themselves in the character of a young person preparing for a fun-filled vacation at WoodsWorld, until rumors around the Kids Only Campfire reveal that the place is hunted by werewolves, in a story with twenty possible endings.

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Snow Falling on Cedars

By: David Guterson

Winner of the PEN/Faulkner AwardAmerican Booksellers Association Book of the Year AwardSan Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But

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Remember when

Remember when

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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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Bug Too!

Bug Too!

Platform: Saturn, Windows

Genre: Action, Platform

Publisher: Sega

Championship Manager 96/97

Championship Manager 96/97

Platform: PC/Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

Furuta Atsuya no Simulation Pro Yakyuu 2

Furuta Atsuya no Simulation Pro Yakyuu 2

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Hect[1]


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