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Thursday 12 January 1995

1995-01-12

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men. In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits. The Usual Suspects, directed by Bryan Singer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Usual Suspects

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri

Country: United States

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Street Fighter

Directed by: Steven E. de Souza

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Raul Julia, Ming-Na

Country: United States

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Ri¢hie Ri¢h

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Edward Herrmann, John Larroquette

Country: United States

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Little Women

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Winona Ryder, Kirsten Dunst

Country: United States

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Legends of the Fall

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Svengoolie

Starring: Rich Koz

Country: United States

The Private Life of Plants

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

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Elidor

Starring: Damian Zuk, Suzanne Shaw, Alexander Trippier, Gavin J. Morris

Country: United Kingdom

Insomnia

Starring: Todd A. Robinson

Country: United States

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Takeover TV

Starring: Neil Andrews, David Crow, Philip Quinton

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1995 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Francis Lopez: French dental surgeon who moved into a second career, that of an operetta and musical comedy composer.
  • George Price: Cartoonist (New Yorker), dies at 93.
  • Marion Herbst: German/Dutch jewelry designer, dies at age 50.
Facts:
  • Major earthquake kills 5,092 in Kobe, Japan.
  • Murder trial against OJ Simpson begins in Los Angeles, California.
  • Pope John Paul II begins visit to Southeast Asia.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

By: James Finn Garner

In a collection guaranteed to provoke both laughter and thought, 14 timeless fairy tales are revisited and reworked to become relevant fables for more modern times.

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In the Kitchen With Rosie

By: Rosie Dale

Cookbook with 50 recipes that helped Oprah lose weight. (H, Knopf)

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Crossing the Threshold of Hope

By: His Holiness John Paul II

Crossing the Threshold of Hope by His Holiness John Paul II in Vietnamese.

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Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man

By: Tim Allen

The comic who's a guy's guy is now a bookseller's dream. The star of ABC's Home Improvement, the #1 show on television, Tim Allen has written the book millions have been awaiting--the naked truth about his outlook on life, love, ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Combat 22

Air Combat 22

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Namco

Bermuda Syndrome

Bermuda Syndrome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Cinematic platformer

Publisher: BMG Interactive Entertainment

Caesar II

Platform: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Carnage Heart

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Puzzle, Programming sim

Publisher: JP Artdink; NA Sony Computer Entertainment

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Chewy: Esc from F5

Chewy: Esc from F5

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Blue Byte Software GmbH


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