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Saturday 6 January 1996

1996-01-06

It was Saturday, 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.
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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 ?

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

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky

Country: United States

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Twelve Monkeys

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Four Rooms

Directed by: Allison Anders

Starring: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval

Country: United States

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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

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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Organ Works

Starring: Howard Goodall

Country: United Kingdom

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Satellite City

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

Country: United Kingdom

It's a Mystery

Starring: Barry Lee-Thomas

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Russell "Chubby" Wise: musician, dies at age 80.
  • John Phillipps Kenyon: historian/teacher, dies at age 68.
  • Duane Hanson: American artist and sculptor, he is known for his realistic life-sized sculptures of ordinary people in real-life situations: in accidents, at work, doing chores, resting and at play.
Facts:
  • Record $65.2 million British lottery won by 3 people (2-3-4-13-42-44)

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Two of America's best-loved inspirational speakers share the very best of their collected stories and favorite tales that have touched the hearts of people everywhere.

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The Road Ahead

By: Bill Gates

Owner name stamp and phone number written on almost blank page following first end page. Pages are clean and binding is tight.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

2Xtreme

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America

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Burning Road

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Arcade racing

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Chex Quest

Chex Quest

Platform: MS-DOS Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Digital Café

DeathDrome

DeathDrome

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Viacom New Media

Eradicator

Platform: MS-DOS (Windows, OS X and Linux through Dosbox)

Genre: Shooter (first and third-person)

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

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