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Friday 11 October 1996

1996-10-11

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. Sleepers, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Make the Connection by Bob Greene, Oprah Winfre was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Sleepers

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Underground

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Miki Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic

Country: United States

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The Long Kiss Goodnight

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Yvonne Zima

Country: United States

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Bound

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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That Thing You Do!

Directed by: Tom Hanks

Starring: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom

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Pappyland

Starring: Michael Cariglio, Mike Curley, Gabriel Velez, Marilyn Arnone

Country: United States

Deutsch Plus

Written by: David Hargreaves

Starring: Ivan Robert Sertic, Constanze Pröbster

Country: United Kingdom

Roger and the Rottentrolls

Starring: Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom

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Barry Welsh Is Coming

Starring: John Sparkes, Kim Wall

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 October 1996 ?

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Facts:
  • Ford buys rights to named Detroit domed stadium for $40 million
  • Pala accident: a wood lorry and school bus collide in Jogeva county, Estonia, killing eight children.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.348
  • Time: Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn and Bette Midler, starring in 'The First Wive's Club' from Paramount Pictu
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9555

Books

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

Make the Connection

By: Bob Greene, Oprah Winfre

Updated, revised paperback from the trainer who helped Oprah get into shape. (H, Hyperion)

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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 Deep End of the Ocean

By: Jacquelyn Mitchard

"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical ...

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Executive Orders

By: Tom Clanc

Jack Ryan reluctantly occupies the Oval Office. (H, Putnam)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Afterlife

Platform: Windows, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: God game

Publisher: LucasArts

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Alien Trilogy

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, MS-DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Bahamut Lagoon

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Square

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Furcadia

Furcadia

Platform: Windows, Mac 10.4 or later, iOS 3.0 or later

Genre: Massively multiplayer online game

Publisher: Dragon's Eye Productions, Inc.

The Gene Machine

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Vic Tokai

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