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Saturday 19 October 1996

1996-10-19

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. Thinner, directed by Tom Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Make the Connection by Bob Greene, Oprah Winfre 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 ?

Thinner

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Robert John Burke, Lucinda Jenney

Country: United States

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Sleepers

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Underground

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Miki Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic

Country: United States

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The Long Kiss Goodnight

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Yvonne Zima

Country: United States

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Bound

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom

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Pappyland

Starring: Michael Cariglio, Mike Curley, Gabriel Velez, Marilyn Arnone

Country: United States

Deutsch Plus

Written by: David Hargreaves

Starring: Ivan Robert Sertic, Constanze Pröbster

Country: United Kingdom

Roger and the Rottentrolls

Starring: Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom

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Barry Welsh Is Coming

Starring: John Sparkes, Kim Wall

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 October 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Braves beat the New York Yanks by record tying 11 runs, 12-1 in a World Series

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.349
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Working Mom Lori Lucas -- Oct. 14, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9556

Books

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

Make the Connection

By: Bob Greene, Oprah Winfre

Updated, revised paperback from the trainer who helped Oprah get into shape. (H, Hyperion)

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Desperation

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

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The Lost World

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo comes the sequel to the smash-hit Jurassic Park, a thriller that’s been millions of years in the making.

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The Deep End of the Ocean

By: Jacquelyn Mitchard

"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arabian Nights: Sabaku no Seirei-ō

Arabian Nights: Sabaku no Seirei-ō

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Takara

Catfight

Catfight

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Atlantean Interactive Games

Crash Bandicoot

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Ganbare Goemon: Uchū Kaizoku Akogingu

Ganbare Goemon: Uchū Kaizoku Akogingu

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Store

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

X-Men vs. Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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