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Wednesday 21 February 1996

1996-02-21

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. Bottle Rocket, directed by Wes Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Primary Colors by Anonymous (aka Joe Klein) was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bottle Rocket

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ned Dowd

Country: United States

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Happy Gilmore

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen

Country: United States

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Beautiful Girls

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton, Noah Emmerich

Country: United States

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From Dusk Till Dawn

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Adam and Joe Show

Starring: Adam Buxton, Joe Cornish, Nigel Buxton

Country: United Kingdom

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Strange Universe

Written by: Paul Barrosse

Starring: Christopher Chisholm, Joey Ortega, Cassandra Peterson, Franklin Ruehl

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Soyuz TM-23 launched into orbit.
  • Morton Gould, American musician and composer, dies at age 82 (born 1913).
  • King Fahd of Saudi Arabia announces his medical recovery in the national press and assumes power again from his brother, Crown Prince Abdullah.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Netscape's Marc Andreessen -- Feb. 19, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9522
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.314

Books

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

The Rainmaker

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

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Night of the Living Dummy III

By: R.L. Stine

The original books featuring the scariest creatures from the Goosebumps movie, in theaters October 16, 2015! Trina O'Dell's dad used to have a ventriloquist act. That's why he has all those dummies in the attic.

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

By: John Gra

Subtitle: ?€œThe Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex?€?. (H, HarperCollins)

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How Could You Do That?!

By: Laura Schlessinger

How Could You Do That?! illustrates Dr. Laura Schlessinger's philosophy of personal responsibility through her usually provocative but always stimulating moral dialogues with callers about everyday ethical dilemmas.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

16 Tales

Publisher: Lightspan

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Cybersphere

Cybersphere

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Psycon Software

The Eye of Typhoon

The Eye of Typhoon

Platform: 3DO, MS-DOS, Neo-Geo (cancelled)

Genre: 2D Versus fighting

Publisher: Viccom (MS-DOS version) LG (3DO version)

Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems

Platform: Super NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Capcom; EU Capcom

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Iron Man and X-O Manowar in Heavy Metal

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Game Boy, Game Gear, DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment Marvel Comics Valiant Comics

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