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Friday 20 October 1995

1995-10-20

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Fantasy by Mariah Carey. In UK Fairground by Simply Red was in the top 5 hits. Leaving Las Vegas, directed by Mike Figgis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while The Lost World by Michael Crichton 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 ?

Leaving Las Vegas

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands

Country: United States

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Powder

Directed by: Victor Salva

Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Sean Patrick Flanery, Lance Henriksen

Country: United States

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Now and Then

Directed by: Lesli Linka Glatter

Starring: Christina Ricci, Demi Moore, Rosie O'Donnell

Country: United States

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Mallrats

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Shannen Doherty, Jeremy London, Jason Lee

Country: United States

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Strange Days

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

In Search of Happiness

Starring: Angus Deayton

Country: United Kingdom

What a Mess

Written by: Elana Lesser, Cliff Ruby, Frank Muir

Starring: Ryan O'Donohue, Jo Ann Harris, Joe Nipote, Frank Muir

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1995 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Sri Lanka beat West Indies to win Sharjah Champions Trophy final
  • STS 73 (Columbia 18), launches into orbit

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.297
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: O.J. Simpson Verdict -- Oct. 16, 1995
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9505

Books

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

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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My American Journey

By: Colin Powell with Joseph E. Persico

"A GREAT AMERICAN SUCCESS STORY . . . AN ENDEARING AND WELL-WRITTEN BOOK."--The New York Times Book ReviewColin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream.

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The Haunted Mask II

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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The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book

By: Bill Watterson

Celebrating ten years of their crazy antics, author of the Calvin and Hobbes comic, Bill Watterson, invites readers to look back at the first ten years--featuring Watterson’s insights and classic comics."Watterson

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arctic Moves

Arctic Moves

Platform: MS-DOS, Atari ST

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Imagine Software

ATR: All Terrain Racing

ATR: All Terrain Racing

Platform: Amiga[2] Amiga CD32

Genre: Racing Side-scrolling

Publisher: Team17

Bad Day on the Midway

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: First-person Adventure

Publisher: Inscape

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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

Full Tilt! Pinball

Platform: Microsoft Windows (v1 and v2), Mac OS (v1 only)

Genre: Arcade game, pinball

Publisher: Maxis Software

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