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Monday 8 January 1996

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Abigail Voska and Nick Cincotta. In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. 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. On TV people were watching The Adam and Joe Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Back Street Soccer or Escape Velocity.
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 ?

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 8 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Abigail Voska: American homicide, a victim of domestic violence, this young girl and her mother were allegedly stabbed to death by her father on October 21, 2004 early in the morning at their Hingham, MA home.
  • Nick Cincotta: Rapper.
  • Khylin Rhambo: TV Actor.
  • Orkun Isitmak: YouTube Star.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Blizzard buries eastern US causing at least 50 deaths
  • For 1st time in 25 years no one is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • An Antonov 32 cargo turboprop powered plane crashes into the central market in Kinshasa, Zaire killing more than 350 people.

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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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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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Chicken Soup for the Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

This book includes 101 of our best stories about the toughest teenage times - and how to overcome them.Being a teenager is difficult even under idyllic circumstances.

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The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book

By: Bill Watterson

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. In November 1985, the magic of Calvin and Hobbes first appeared on the funny pages. To celebrate the tenth anniversary, Watterson has prepared a special book, which shares his thoughts on cartooning and ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Back Street Soccer

Back Street Soccer

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: SunA

Cookie and Bibi 2

Cookie and Bibi 2

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Semicom

Escape Velocity

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

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Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Steam Android iOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Tomb Raider

Platform: Android, Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance, iOS, Linux, Mac OS X, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Mobile phone, N-Gage 2.0, GameCube, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlaySt

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (1996–2009) Square Enix (2010–present)

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