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Wednesday 16 August 1995

1995-08-16

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Waterfalls by TLC. In UK Never Forget by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Mortal Kombat, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while The Body Farm by Patricia Cornwell 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 30 days ?

Mortal Kombat

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Linden Ashby

Country: United States

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Babe

Directed by: Chris Noonan

Starring: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh

Country: United States

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Kids

Directed by: Larry Clark

Starring: Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chlo Sevigny

Country: United States

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Waterworld

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Kevin Costner, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States

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Clueless

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Clinic

Starring: Danielle Abastado, Emanuel Arruda, Tom Burke, Joe Frank

Country: United States

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The Friday Night Armistice

Starring: Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham, David Schneider, Danny Erskine

Country: United Kingdom

Rock Family Trees

Starring: John Peel

Country: United Kingdom

Trailer Park

Starring: Tom Davis

Country: United States

Father Ted

Starring: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1995 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Bermudans reject independence in a referendum.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1995?

  • Time: Mysteries the Deep represented by the deep water species Melanocetus, aka the anglerfish.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9496
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.287

Books

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

The Body Farm

By: Patricia Cornwell

When an eleven-year-old girl is found murdered, Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner for the Commonwealth of Virginia, gets another chance at stopping one of the most heartless and horrifying serial killers of her career: the demented Temple Gault.

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Memnoch the Devil

By: Anne Rice

"STARTLING . . . FIENDISH . . . MEMNOCH'S TALE IS COMPELLING."--New York Daily News"Like Interview with the Vampire, Memnoch has a half-maddened, fever-pitch intensity. .

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Beach Music

By: Pat Conro

Five brothers reunite in South Carolina as their mother is dying. (H, Doubleday)

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The Hot Zone

By: Richard Preston

The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ATR: All Terrain Racing

ATR: All Terrain Racing

Platform: Amiga[2] Amiga CD32

Genre: Racing Side-scrolling

Publisher: Team17

Battle Racers

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Arcade racing game

Publisher: Banpresto

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Full Tilt! Pinball

Platform: Microsoft Windows (v1 and v2), Mac OS (v1 only)

Genre: Arcade game, pinball

Publisher: Maxis Software

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Mario's Tennis

Platform: Virtual Boy

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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X-Men 2: Clone Wars

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sega

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