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Friday 13 December 1996

1996-12-13

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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.
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 ?

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 13 December 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Free agent Roger Clemens signs with Toronto Blue Jays.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.357
  • Time: Kids & Pot, illustration for TIME by cartoonist Garry Trudeau
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9564

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

For the first time in one volume--in a special oversized format--comes "The Rules" and "The Rules II," the phenomenal bestsellers that captured the interest of millions of readers in search of Mr.

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Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

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

This book has insight On Love, Attitude and Self- Esteem, Overcoming Obsticles, On Marriage, On Motherhood, those Special Moments, Living Your Dream, On Aging, Higher Wisdom and Across the Generations.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dancing Eyes

Dancing Eyes

Publisher: Namco

Die Hard Trilogy

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Sega Saturn

Genre: Third-person shooter, Light gun shooter, Racing

Publisher: Fox Interactive

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Dinosaur Safari

Dinosaur Safari

Platform: Mac Microsoft Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Mindscape

Diablo series

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Sierra Entertainment

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X-Men: Mojo World

X-Men: Mojo World

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega


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