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Wednesday 15 May 1996

1996-05-15

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Mission: Impossible, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Beast From the East by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Mission: Impossible

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Bart

Country: United States

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Twister

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes

Country: United States

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Dead Man

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover

Country: United States

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The Craft

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell

Country: United States

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James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Remember WENN

Written by: Rupert Holmes

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
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Facts:
  • Nine hostages held by the Free Papua Organization in Irian Jaya are rescued after an operation by the Indonesian military 2 other hostages are later found dead.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Billy and Franklin Graham -- May 13, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9534
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.326

Books

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

The Beast From the East

By: R.L. Stine

Getting lost in the woods with her identical twin brothers, Ginger Wald wonders why their portion of the woods contains such bizarre flora and fauna, until a group of furry blue monsters invites them to play a deadly game.

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The Tenth Insight

By: James Redfield

Millions have experienced the nine insights of The Celestine Prophecy and glimpsed the emerging world view that it describes. Inspired by this book, individuals across the world have opened up to the experience of guiding coincidences in their lives, and ...

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Moonlight Becomes You

By: Mary Higgins Clark

From Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, a thriller “that grabs you with the first paragraph and never lets go” (USA TODAY) about a woman desperate to uncover the truth behind her beloved stepmother’s death.At

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Simple Abundance

By: Sarah Ban Breathnach

With the grace of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea and the wisdom of M. Scott Peck's The Road Less Traveled, Simple Abundance is a book of 366 evocative essays-one for every day of your year-written for women who ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bahamut Lagoon

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Square

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Bot Soccer

Bot Soccer

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Expert Software

Bubsy 3D

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Accolade

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Cheesy

Cheesy

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platformer

Die Hard Trilogy

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Sega Saturn

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

Publisher: Fox Interactive

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