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Friday 22 March 1996

1996-03-22

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits. Ghost in the Shell, directed by Mamoru Oshii, 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.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi

Country: United States

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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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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 22 March 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Genta of Maaseik
  • The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
  • World Water Day.
  • Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
  • Saint Octavian
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • STS 76 (Atlantis 16), launches into orbit.
  • Cheryl Depew, of Florida, crowned 13th Miss Hawaiian Tropic International.
  • Capcom releases the Resident Evil game for the PlayStation in the US. The game innovates by creating the survival-horror genre.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.319
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hillary Rodham Clinton -- Mar. 18, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9526

Books

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

Bad Hare Day

By: R.L. Stine

Hoping to be a real magician someday, Tim Swanson practices the tricks performed by his idol, Amaz-O, but when Tim attends one of Amaz-O's shows, he is disappointed to learn that his hero is a grump and decides to steal ...

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Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot

By: Al Franken

In the grand satirical tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain comes...Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot, and Other Observations...a scathing--but uncompromisingly fair--look at America's largest talk show host and the rest of the Republican right. Penned

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The Cove

By: Catherine Coulter

In this "fast-paced" (Publishers Weekly) page-turner, the daughter of a murdered high-powered lawyer seeks sanctuary in a quaint little town, only to learn she can't escape her past—or FBI Special Agent Dillon Savich.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blazing Dragons

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Crystal Dynamics

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Bugs Bunny in Double Trouble

Platform: Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Platform

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Crazy Drake

Platform: DOS, PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: One Reality, eGames

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Earthsiege 2

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Vehicle Simulation

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Tomb Raider

Platform: Android, Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance, iOS, Linux, Mac OS X, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Mobile phone, N-Gage 2.0, GameCube, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlaySt

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (1996–2009) Square Enix (2010–present)

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