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Wednesday 24 January 1996

1996-01-24

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Rainmaker by John Grisham 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 ?

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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Dead Man Walking

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky

Country: United States

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Twelve Monkeys

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Four Rooms

Directed by: Allison Anders

Starring: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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Organ Works

Starring: Howard Goodall

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Polish Premier Jozef Oleksy resigns amid charges that he spied for Moscow.
  • Polish Premier Józef Oleksy resigns amid charges that he spied for Moscow. He is replaced by Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Managed Health Care. Photograph for TIME by Andrew Eccles. Inset: Photograph for TIME by Les Stone-S
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9518
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.310

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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Waiting to Exhale

By: Terry McMillan

From the critically acclaimed author of A Day Late and a Dollar Short and The Interruption of Everything, a wise, earthy story of a friendship between four African American women who lean on each other while "waiting to exhale": waiting ...

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The Christmas Box

By: Richard Paul Evans

A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A-10 Cuba!

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Activision

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Air Attack

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Comad

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Aquarium

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Excellent System

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Back Street Soccer

Back Street Soccer

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: SunA

Formula 1

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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