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Friday 26 January 1996

1996-01-26

It was Friday, 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.
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 months ?

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 26 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Henry Lewis: American musician and conductor, one of the first black conductors to break the color barrier and lead a major symphony orchestra.
  • Dave Schultz: Canadian ice hockey player and referee.
  • Henry Jay Lewis: conductor, dies at age 63.
  • David Schultz: wrestler (Olympics-Gold-1984), killed by US millionaire John Du Pont.
  • Frank Howard: American baseball player, coach and team manager, who hit his career-high 48 home runs with the Washington Senators during the 1969 season.
Facts:
  • Les Miserables, opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg
  • Death by firing squad by John Albert Taylor in Utah, USA, for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl.
  • Whitewater scandal: U.S. First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies before a grand jury.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.311
  • Time: Managed Health Care. Photograph for TIME by Andrew Eccles. Inset: Photograph for TIME by Les Stone-S
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9518

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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Remember when

Remember when

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Time Warner

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The Chaos Engine 2

The Chaos Engine 2

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Renegade Software (UK), Time Warner Interactive (US)

Chill Manor

Chill Manor

Platform: DOS

Genre: Educational game, First Person Shooter

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Interactive

College Slam

Platform: Super NES, Genesis, Game Boy, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Acclaim

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Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Bandai


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