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Friday 12 July 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Delaney Glazer and Nick Dean. In that special week of July people in US were listening to How Do U Want It by 2 Pac. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. The Frighteners, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Runaway Jury by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Manager 96/97 or Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala.
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 ?

The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson

Country: United States

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Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller

Country: United States

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Criss Cross

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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Independence Day

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

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Striptease

Directed by: Andrew Bergman

Starring: Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds, Armand Assante

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom

Buzzkill

Written by: Dave Sheridan

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Profit

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States

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The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

Starring: Mark Thomas

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Kirby Puckett, retires from Minn Twins
  • Michael Jordan signs a NBA contract for 1 year for $25 million
  • Hurricane Bertha: made landfall in North Carolina as a Categoryampnbsp2 storm, causing $270ampnbspmillion in damage to the United States and its possessions and many indirect deaths.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.335
  • Time: Comeback of science fiction in movies
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9542

Books

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

The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

Every jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs to him. In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake beginsroutinely, then swerves mysteriously off course.

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Ghost Camp

By: R.L. Stine

Hoping to fit in at Camp Spirit Moon despite its weird traditions, brothers Harry and Alex participate in several bizarre rituals, until tricks that are played by their fellow campers escalate out of control.

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Falling Up

By: Shel Silverstein

From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings.Filled

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Beach Music

By: Pat Conro

Five brothers reunite in South Carolina as their mother is dying. (P, Bantam)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arc the Lad II

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

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Championship Manager 96/97

Championship Manager 96/97

Platform: PC/Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Dinosaur Safari

Dinosaur Safari

Platform: Mac Microsoft Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Mindscape

Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala

Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Spider-Man Web of Fire

Platform: Sega 32X

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

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