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Tuesday 6 August 1996

1996-08-06

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while How to Kill a Monster by R.L. Stine 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 ?

Matilda

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson

Country: United States

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Kingpin

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Bill Murray

Country: United States

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A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson

Country: United States

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Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Leaving Home

Starring: Oliver Knussen

Country: United Kingdom

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The Daily Show

Written by: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg

Starring: Jon Stewart

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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Facts:
  • NASA announces that the ALH 84001 meteorite, thought to originate from Mars, contains evidence of primitive life-forms.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: (L) Kerri Strug carried by coach Bela Karolyi by Doug Pensinger-Allsport. (R) Wounded Atlanta bombin
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9546
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.338

Books

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

How to Kill a Monster

By: R.L. Stine

Hating to stay with their deaf grandfather and baking-crazed grandmother, Gretchen and her stepbrother, Clark, fear the strange growling noises that they hear coming from the room on the second floor.

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Cause of Death

By: Patricia Cornwell

Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a ship graveyard to recover the very human remains of Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter. Together with her niece Lucy and police captain Pete Marino, Scarpetta will follow the scents of ...

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From Potter's Field

By: Patricia Cornwell

In From Potter's Field, #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell enters the chilling world of Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta—and a bold, brilliant killer from her past.Upon

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The Green Mile, Part 4: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix

By: Stephen King

Time has run out for one of the inmates at Gold Mountain penitentiary. Eduard Delacroix is set to take that final walk down the Green Mile.

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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 Nitoshinden

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Takara

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Chaos Seed

Chaos Seed

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Sega Saturn

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Taito

Cruis'n World

Platform: Arcade Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

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Crusader: No Regret

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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