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Friday 26 April 1996

1996-04-26

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. The Craft, directed by Andrew Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Green Mile, Part 1: The Two Dead Girls by Stephen King 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 30 days ?

The Craft

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell

Country: United States

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James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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Fear

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen

Country: United States

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Primal Fear

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton

Country: United States

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Ghost in the Shell

Directed by: Mamoru Oshii

Starring: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

The House

Starring: Denyce Graves, Bernard Haitink

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Sotherby ends 4 day auction of Jackie O stuff-take in $34.5 million
  • Stirling Silliphant, American screenwriter and producer, dies at age 78 (born 1918).
  • Shaun Pollock takes four wickets in four balls for Warwickshire in B&H.
  • Regional security treaty signed by the “Shanghai Five”.
  • Port Arthur massacre: Martin Bryant kills 35 people at the Port Arthur, Tasmania tourist site, Australia.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 26 April 1996 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.324
  • Time: Inset: Theodore Kaczynski- Todd Korol-Sipa; David Kaczynski-WTEN-TV.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9531

Books

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

The Green Mile, Part 1: The Two Dead Girls

By: Stephen King

"The Two Dead Girls" They were sisters, and the picture-perfect image of innocence. No one understood their brutal deaths, not even the man who killed them.

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In Contempt

By: Christopher Darden with Jess Walter

For more than a year, Christopher Darden argued tirelessly, giving voice to the victims in the 0.J. Simpson murder trial. In this gripping account of one man's extraordinary career, Darden offers an unflinching look at a justice system imperiled by ...

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Egg Monsters From Mars

By: R.L. Stine

Disgusted by his bratty kid sister's demand for an egg hunt as part of a birthday celebration, Dana Johnson is amazed when he finds a football-sized, purple-veined egg that hatches a terrifying surprise.

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Moonlight Becomes You

By: Mary Higgins Clark

At a party in Manhattan, Maggie Holloway -- one of the fashion world's most successful photographers -- is thrilled to be reunited with her beloved stepmother.

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Remember when

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Birthday and personalized Football books

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beggar Prince

Beggar Prince

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis PC

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: C&E Inc. Super Fighter Team

Corpse Party

Platform: NEC PC-9801; Microsoft Windows; PlayStation Portable; PlayStation Vita; iOS; Nintendo 3DS

Publisher: Kenix Soft (1996); Team GrisGris (2008); 5pb. (2010–present); Marvelous USA (2011–present); GrindHouse (2013–present)

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The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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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Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Mindscape SSI (NA PlayStation) GOG Ltd

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