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Wednesday 14 February 1996

1996-02-14

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. Bottle Rocket, directed by Wes Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Rainmaker by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bottle Rocket

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ned Dowd

Country: United States

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Happy Gilmore

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen

Country: United States

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Beautiful Girls

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton, Noah Emmerich

Country: United States

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From Dusk Till Dawn

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Remember WENN

Written by: Rupert Holmes

Starring: Tom Beckett, George Hall, Margaret Hall, Melinda Mullins

Country: United States

The House

Starring: Denyce Graves, Bernard Haitink

Country: United Kingdom

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The Adam and Joe Show

Starring: Adam Buxton, Joe Cornish, Nigel Buxton

Country: United Kingdom

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Strange Universe

Written by: Paul Barrosse

Starring: Christopher Chisholm, Joey Ortega, Cassandra Peterson, Franklin Ruehl

Country: United States

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Organ Works

Starring: Howard Goodall

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 February 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
  • Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
  • Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
  • Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
  • Western World - Valentine's Day.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Violent clashes erupt between Filipino soldiers and Vietnamese boat people, as the Philippines government attempts to forcibly repatriate hundreds of Vietnamese asylum seekers.
  • In south-west Wales, the oil tanker ''Sea Empress'' runs aground, spilling 73,000 tonnes of crude oil, killing many birds.
  • The U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece comes under mortar fire.
  • A Long March 3 rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China crashes into a rural village after liftoff, killing as many as 50.
  • Begum Khaleda Zia is reelected as prime minister of Bangladesh. The country's second democratic election is marred by low voter turnout, due to several boycotts and pre-election violence, which result in at least 13 deaths.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: Steve Forbes by Brooks Kraft-Sygma.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9521
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.313

Books

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

The Rainmaker

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

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Night of the Living Dummy III

By: R.L. Stine

The original books featuring the scariest creatures from the Goosebumps movie, in theaters October 16, 2015! Trina O'Dell's dad used to have a ventriloquist act. That's why he has all those dummies in the attic.

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

By: John Gra

Subtitle: ?€œThe Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex?€?. (H, HarperCollins)

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

By: Stephen R. Cove

Management expert writes about setting goals for success. (P, Free Press)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game

Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game

Platform: Windows

Genre: Graphic Adventure (Point-and-click)

Publisher: Bomico Entertainment Software

AD&D Masterpiece Collection

AD&D Masterpiece Collection

Platform: Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: SSI

Disruptor

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Universal Interactive Studios

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Escape Velocity

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

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The Gene Machine

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Vic Tokai

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