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Wednesday 23 October 1996

1996-10-23

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. Thinner, directed by Tom Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Make the Connection by Bob Greene, Oprah Winfre 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 ?

Thinner

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Robert John Burke, Lucinda Jenney

Country: United States

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Sleepers

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Underground

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Miki Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic

Country: United States

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The Long Kiss Goodnight

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Yvonne Zima

Country: United States

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Bound

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom

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Pappyland

Starring: Michael Cariglio, Mike Curley, Gabriel Velez, Marilyn Arnone

Country: United States

Deutsch Plus

Written by: David Hargreaves

Starring: Ivan Robert Sertic, Constanze Pröbster

Country: United Kingdom

Roger and the Rottentrolls

Starring: Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom

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Barry Welsh Is Coming

Starring: John Sparkes, Kim Wall

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • New York Yankees set record by coming back from 6-0 in World Series game to beat Atlanta Braves 8-6, also set record of 7th straight road win
  • The O.J. Simpson civil trial begins in Santa Monica, California.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: News Wars -- Oct. 21, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9557
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.349

Books

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

Make the Connection

By: Bob Greene, Oprah Winfre

Updated, revised paperback from the trainer who helped Oprah get into shape. (H, Hyperion)

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Desperation

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

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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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The Deep End of the Ocean

By: Jacquelyn Mitchard

"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alien Breed 3D II: The Killing Grounds

Alien Breed 3D II: The Killing Grounds

Platform: Amiga 1200, Amiga 4000

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ocean Software

Bubble Memories: The Story of Bubble Bobble III

Bubble Memories: The Story of Bubble Bobble III

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Taito

Darby the Dragon

Darby the Dragon

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund

Daytona USA: Championship Circuit Edition

Platform: Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega

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Furuta Atsuya no Simulation Pro Yakyuu 2

Furuta Atsuya no Simulation Pro Yakyuu 2

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Hect[1]


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