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Sunday 20 August 1995

1995-08-20

It was Sunday, 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. Desperado, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while From Potter's Field 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 ?

Desperado

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Joaquim de Almeida

Country: United States

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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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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 20 August 1995 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • John E Gilmore: Tenor Saxophonist, dies at 63.
  • Paul Foster: Singer, dies at 75.
  • Vladimir Skutina: Writer playwright / journalist, dies at 64.
  • Von McDaniel: Baseball player, dies at 56.
  • Hugo Pratt: Italian famous cartoon strip author, first published in 1945; the creator of the character, Corto Maltese, which made him famous in the publication, "La Bataille de la mer salee.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.288
  • Time: Mysteries the Deep represented by the deep water species Melanocetus, aka the anglerfish.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9496

Books

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

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 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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

1830: Railroads & Robber Barons

Platform: DOS

Publisher: Avalon Hill

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Cyber Troopers Virtual-On:Operation Moongate

Cyber Troopers Virtual-On:Operation Moongate

Platform: Arcade, Saturn, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2 (Sega Ages 2500), PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

F1 Challenge

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: NA Virgin Interactive

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Asterix & Obelix

Platform: MS-DOS, SNES, Game Boy, GBC, GBA (remake only)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Infogrames

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Worms

Genre: Artillery, Strategy

Publisher: Team17; MicroProse; THQ; Microsoft Game Studios; Sega; Codemasters

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