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Friday 24 May 1996

1996-05-24

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. DragonHeart, directed by Rob Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Green Mile, Part 2: The Mouse on the Mile by Stephen King 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 ?

DragonHeart

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Bart

Country: United States

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Twister

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes

Country: United States

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Dead Man

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover

Country: United States

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The Craft

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Buzzkill

Written by: Dave Sheridan

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Profit

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Carter Reynolds: Vine Star.
  • Racingcatz : YouTube Star.
  • Matthew Eappen: American baby who died 2/09/1997 shortly before 11:00 AM, allegedly killed by Louise Woodward, an English teenager who was caring for him.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Spy Hard, starring Leslie Nielsen is released

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.328
  • Time: University of Oklahoma graduate students using Doppler radar to measure wind speeds in this tornado,
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9535

Books

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

The Green Mile, Part 2: The Mouse on the Mile

By: Stephen King

A mouse moves into Cold Mountain Penitentiary and breaks up the monotony for the three death row inmates.

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back

By: Terry McMillan

Stella Payne is forty-two, divorced, a high-powered investment analyst, mother of eleven-year-old Quincy- and she does it all. In fact, if she doesn't do it, it doesn't get done, from Little League carpool duty to analyzing portfolios to folding the ...

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The Tenth Insight

By: James Redfield

Millions have experienced the nine insights of The Celestine Prophecy and glimpsed the emerging world view that it describes. Inspired by this book, individuals across the world have opened up to the experience of guiding coincidences in their lives, and ...

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Bad As I Wanna Be

By: Dennis Rodman with Tim Keown

A wild ride inside the glowing head of Dennis Rodman--the NBA's greatest rebounder and America's most outspoken and outrageous athlete.When Sports Illustrated put the man they call "America's most provocative athlete" on their cover, they sold more copies than any ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amber: Journeys Beyond

Platform: Mac OS System 7, Windows 95

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Hue Forest Entertainment (1996) (mail order) Cendant Software (199?) Changeling (199?) Graphic Simulations Corporation (199?)

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Chaos Overlords

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: New World Computing

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Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Sony Computer Entertainment (PSN)

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Drowned God: Conspiracy of the Ages

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Inscape

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Firo & Klawd

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: BMG

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