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Tuesday 16 July 1996

1996-07-16

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Green Mile, Part 4: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix by Stephen King 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 ?

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 ?

The Daily Show

Written by: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg

Starring: Jon Stewart

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • An outbreak of E. coli food poisoning in Japan reaches 6,000 fatalities, after a group of school children who have eaten contaminated lunches die.
  • Community of Portuguese Language Countries (Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa) constituted.
  • Paris and Rome-bound TWA Flight 800 (Boeing 747) explodes off the coast of Long Island, New York, killing all 230 on board.
  • Joe Klein admits that he is ampquotAnonymousampquot, the author of Primary Colors.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Boris Yeltsin -- July 15, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9543
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.335

Books

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

The Green Mile, Part 4: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix

By: Stephen King

Time has run out for one of the inmates at Gold Mountain penitentiary. Eduard Delacroix is set to take that final walk down the Green Mile.

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From Potter's Field

By: Patricia Cornwell

In From Potter's Field, #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell enters the chilling world of Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta—and a bold, brilliant killer from her past.Upon

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chex Quest

Chex Quest

Platform: MS-DOS Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Digital Café

Dinosaur Safari

Dinosaur Safari

Platform: Mac Microsoft Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Mindscape

Dragon Force

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: NA Working Designs

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Eressea

Eressea

Platform: Cross-platform, E-mail

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Tomb Raider

Platform: Android, Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance, iOS, Linux, Mac OS X, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Mobile phone, N-Gage 2.0, GameCube, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlaySt

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (1996–2009) Square Enix (2010–present)

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