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Sunday 8 October 1995

1995-10-08

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Fantasy by Mariah Carey. In UK Fairground by Simply Red was in the top 5 hits. Strange Days, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while My American Journey by Colin Powell with Joseph E. Persico 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 ?

Strange Days

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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Assassins

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas, Julianne Moore

Country: United States

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Empire Records

Directed by: Allan Moyle

Starring: Anthony LaPaglia, Debi Mazar, Maxwell Caulfield

Country: United States

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Se7en

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States

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Showgirls

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Elizabeth Berkley, Kyle MacLachlan, Gina Gershon

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

In Search of Happiness

Starring: Angus Deayton

Country: United Kingdom

What a Mess

Written by: Elana Lesser, Cliff Ruby, Frank Muir

Starring: Ryan O'Donohue, Jo Ann Harris, Joe Nipote, Frank Muir

Country: United States

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The Clinic

Starring: Danielle Abastado, Emanuel Arruda, Tom Burke, Joe Frank

Country: United States

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The Friday Night Armistice

Starring: Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham, David Schneider, Danny Erskine

Country: United Kingdom

Rock Family Trees

Starring: John Peel

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1995 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Edgar Martinez drives home tying andwinning runs to rally Mariners to 6-5 win in bottom of 11th to beat Yankees andwin AL Division Series

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1995?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.295
  • Time: Emotional Intelligence, aka EQ.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9503

Books

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

My American Journey

By: Colin Powell with Joseph E. Persico

"A GREAT AMERICAN SUCCESS STORY . . . AN ENDEARING AND WELL-WRITTEN BOOK."--The New York Times Book ReviewColin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream.

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The Lost World

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo comes the sequel to the smash-hit Jurassic Park, a thriller that’s been millions of years in the making.

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The Haunted Mask II

By: R.L. Stine

They're baa-ack! Make way for the bestselling children's series of all time! With a fresh new look, GOOSEBUMPS is set to scare a whole new generation of kids.

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

By: John Gra

Subtitle: ?€œThe Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex?€?. (H, HarperCollins)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

20 em 1

20 em 1

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Tec Toy

Chaos Control

Platform: CD-i, Macintosh, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, MS-DOS

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Philips Interactive Media

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Cutthroat Island

Platform: Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Flight of the Amazon Queen

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Renegade Software

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Férias Frustradas do Pica-Pau Woody Woodpecker's Frustrated Vacations

Férias Frustradas do Pica-Pau Woody Woodpecker's Frustrated Vacations

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Sega Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Tectoy


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