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Saturday 20 April 1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. James and the Giant Peach, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Green Mile, Part 1: The Two Dead Girls 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 months ?

James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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Fear

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen

Country: United States

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Primal Fear

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton

Country: United States

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Ghost in the Shell

Directed by: Mamoru Oshii

Starring: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

The House

Starring: Denyce Graves, Bernard Haitink

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 April 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
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Facts:
  • Chicago Bulls win record 72 games in a season.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.323
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11176
  • Time: Unabomber Ted Kaczynski in custody. Inset: Harvard yearbook picture from Sygma.

Books

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

The Green Mile, Part 1: The Two Dead Girls

By: Stephen King

"The Two Dead Girls" They were sisters, and the picture-perfect image of innocence. No one understood their brutal deaths, not even the man who killed them.

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In Contempt

By: Christopher Darden with Jess Walter

For more than a year, Christopher Darden argued tirelessly, giving voice to the victims in the 0.J. Simpson murder trial. In this gripping account of one man's extraordinary career, Darden offers an unflinching look at a justice system imperiled by ...

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Egg Monsters From Mars

By: R.L. Stine

Disgusted by his bratty kid sister's demand for an egg hunt as part of a birthday celebration, Dana Johnson is amazed when he finds a football-sized, purple-veined egg that hatches a terrifying surprise.

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Blood Sport

By: James B. Stewart

Drawing on interviews with highly placed sources, James Stewart cuts through the rumours and innuendo surrounding America's First Family to investigate the issues relating to them.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

19XX: The War Against Destiny

19XX: The War Against Destiny

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Time Warner

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Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, Game Boy Advance, Palm OS, Windows Mobile

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: EU SCEE; NA THQ

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Civilization II

Platform: Mac OS PlayStation Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

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Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Sony Computer Entertainment (PSN)

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