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Thursday 20 June 1996

1996-06-20

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Three Lions by Baddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds was in the top 5 hits. Independence Day, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Green Mile, Part 3: Coffey's Hands by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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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Phenomenon

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by: Gary Trousdale

Starring: Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, Mary Kay Bergman

Country: United States

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Stealing Beauty

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Liv Tyler, Carlo Cecchi

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

Starring: Mark Thomas

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Space Shuttle STS 78 (Columbia 20), launches into space
  • Thousands of Megawati Sukarnoputri supporters clash with police in Jakarta.
  • The Nintendo 64 video game system is released in Japan.
  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu is given an official farewell at his retirement service.

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Books

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

The Green Mile, Part 3: Coffey's Hands

By: Stephen King

Paul Coffey, the brutal killer of two girls, reveals something extraordinary, and life on the Green Mile will never be the same again.

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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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Bad As I Wanna Be

By: Dennis Rodman with Tim Keown

A wild ride inside the glowing head of Dennis Rodman--the NBA's greatest rebounder and America's most outspoken and outrageous athlete.When Sports Illustrated put the man they call "America's most provocative athlete" on their cover, they sold more copies than any ...

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Say Cheese and Die - Again!

By: R.L. Stine

They're baa-ack! Make way for the bestselling children's series of all time! With a fresh new look, GOOSEBUMPS is set to scare a whole new generation of kids.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alien Incident

Alien Incident

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: GameTek

Aquarium

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Excellent System

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Cookie and Bibi 2

Cookie and Bibi 2

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Semicom

Crash Bandicoot

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara

Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up, action role-playing video game

Publisher: Capcom


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