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Friday 9 February 1996

1996-02-09

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. Happy Gilmore, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Rainmaker 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 months ?

Happy Gilmore

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen

Country: United States

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Beautiful Girls

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton, Noah Emmerich

Country: United States

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From Dusk Till Dawn

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Remember WENN

Written by: Rupert Holmes

Starring: Tom Beckett, George Hall, Margaret Hall, Melinda Mullins

Country: United States

The House

Starring: Denyce Graves, Bernard Haitink

Country: United Kingdom

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 February 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
  • Saint Ansbert of Rouen
  • Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • WYNY-FM in NYC changes calls to WKTU-FM
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army declares the end to its 18 month ceasefire and explodes a large bomb in London's Canary Wharf.
  • The element Copernicium is discovered.
  • Chess computer ampquotDeep Blueampquot defeats world chess champion Garry Kasparov for the first time.
  • Bosnian Serbs break off contact with the Bosnian government and with representatives of Ifor, the NATO localised force, in reaction to the arrest of several Bosnian Serb war criminals.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.313
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11170
  • Time: Is there life in Outer Space? (Astronomy & the discovery of two new planets.) Digital photomont

Books

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

The Rainmaker

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

By: Stephen R. Cove

Management expert writes about setting goals for success. (P, Free Press)

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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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Snow Falling on Cedars

By: David Guterson

Winner of the PEN/Faulkner AwardAmerican Booksellers Association Book of the Year AwardSan Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Arena Toshinden 3

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Versus fighting game

Publisher: Takara (JPN) Playmates Interactive Entertainment (US) Sony Computer Entertainment (EUR)

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Conquest of the New World

Platform: MS-DOS, Mac OS

Genre: Turn-based strategy game

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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DeathDrome

DeathDrome

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Viacom New Media

FIST

Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Imagineer

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Tetris Plus

Platform: Arcade Game Boy PlayStation Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Bulletproof Software Jaleco Nintendo

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