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Thursday 12 December 1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Morgan Eastwood . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pop-Up Video. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby 2 or Final Doom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Scream

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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101 Dalmatians

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Theater Talk

Starring: Susan Haskins, Michael Riedel

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Morgan Eastwood: American noted family, the daughter of Clint Eastwood, 66, and his second wife, Dina Ruiz, 31, a healthy 8 lb 4 oz, born by a natural delivery.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Marlins sign their 6th free-agent since November 22, Moises Alou
  • Uday Hussein is seriously injured in an assassination attempt.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Kids & Pot, illustration for TIME by cartoonist Garry Trudeau
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9564
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.356

Books

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

The Book of Ruth

By: Jane Hamilton

Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and love.

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Song of Solomon

By: Toni Morrison

Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly.

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The Rules

By: Ellen Fein, Sherrie Schneider

The search for Mr. Right starts here. This simple set of dating dos and don'ts-combining The Rules and The Rules II-will teach you how to find (and keep!) a man who treats you with the respect and dignity you deserve.You

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Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, Marci Shimoff

There are many ways to define a woman: daughter, mother, wife, professional, friend, student... We are each special and unique, yet we share a common connection.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Sail

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: TalonSoft

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Assault Rigs

Platform: Windows, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Action

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Destruction Derby 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Drowned God: Conspiracy of the Ages

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Inscape

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Final Doom

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows 95, Macintosh, PlayStation

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive

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