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Monday 8 July 1996

1996-07-08

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to How Do U Want It by 2 Pac. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Criss Cross, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Runaway Jury by John Grisham 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 ?

Criss Cross

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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Independence Day

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

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Striptease

Directed by: Andrew Bergman

Starring: Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds, Armand Assante

Country: United States

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Phenomenon

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by: Gary Trousdale

Starring: Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, Mary Kay Bergman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • A schizophrenic man armed with a machete wounds three children and four adults at a primary school in Wolverhampton, England. Teacher Lisa Potts received the George Medal for protecting her pupils, despite being severely injured.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Books

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

The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

Every jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs to him. In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake beginsroutinely, then swerves mysteriously off course.

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Ghost Camp

By: R.L. Stine

Hoping to fit in at Camp Spirit Moon despite its weird traditions, brothers Harry and Alex participate in several bizarre rituals, until tricks that are played by their fellow campers escalate out of control.

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Falling Up

By: Shel Silverstein

Millie McDeevit screamed a screamSo loud it made her eyebrows steam.She screamed so loudHer jawbone broke,Her tongue caught fire,Her nostrils smoked...Poor Screamin' Millie is just one of the unforgettable characters in this wondrous new book of poems and drawings by ...

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Beach Music

By: Pat Conro

Five brothers reunite in South Carolina as their mother is dying. (P, Bantam)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alien Breed 3D II: The Killing Grounds

Alien Breed 3D II: The Killing Grounds

Platform: Amiga 1200, Amiga 4000

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ocean Software

Battle Garegga

Battle Garegga

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Manic shooter

Publisher: JP Eighting; JP Electronic Arts (SS); NA Fabtek; EU Tuning; HK Metrotainment

Firo & Klawd

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: BMG

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Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard

Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter Role-playing shooter

Publisher: Squaresoft

Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems

Platform: Super NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Capcom; EU Capcom

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