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Wednesday 17 January 1996

1996-01-17

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans 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 ?

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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Dead Man Walking

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky

Country: United States

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Twelve Monkeys

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Four Rooms

Directed by: Allison Anders

Starring: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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Satellite City

Starring: Boyd Clack, Islwyn Morris, Michael Neill, Ri Richards

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The Czech Republic applies for membership of the European Union.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William Bratton, New York City's Top Cop -- Jan. 15, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9517
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.309

Books

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

The Christmas Box

By: Richard Paul Evans

A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

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Waiting to Exhale

By: Terry McMillan

From the critically acclaimed author of A Day Late and a Dollar Short and The Interruption of Everything, a wise, earthy story of a friendship between four African American women who lean on each other while "waiting to exhale": waiting ...

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How I Got My Shrunken Head

By: R.L. Stine

Discover the bone-chilling adventures that made Goosebumps one of the bestselling children's book series of all time. Now with all-new bonus materials!What has two eyes, a mouth, and wrinkly green skin? Mark's shrunken head! It's a present from his Aunt ...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

Two of America's best-loved inspirational speakers share the very best of their collected stories and favorite tales that have touched the hearts of people everywhere.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A-10 Cuba!

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Activision

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Bogey Dead 6

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, Simulation

Publisher: JP Asmik Ace Entertainment; NA SCEA; EU SCEE

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Cheesy

Cheesy

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platformer

Complete Onside Soccer

Complete Onside Soccer

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows MS-DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Telstar Electronic Studios

Casual Romance Club

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Sega Saturn

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

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