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Friday 26 July 1996

1996-07-26

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Green Mile, Part 4: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix 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 this week ?

Matilda

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson

Country: United States

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Kingpin

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Bill Murray

Country: United States

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A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson

Country: United States

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Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Leaving Home

Starring: Oliver Knussen

Country: United Kingdom

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The Daily Show

Written by: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg

Starring: Jon Stewart

Country: United States

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Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 July 1996 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Olivia Breen: English-Welsh sprinter.
  • Tatjana Vorobjova: Estonian tennis player.
  • Jamie Curry: YouTube Star.
  • Samantha Runnion: American homicide victim, age nearly six when she was kidnapped kicking and screaming while playing a game with a friend outside her home in Stanton, CA by a man who said he needed help in finding his lost dog, 7/15/2002.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.337
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Prince William -- July 22, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9544

Books

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

The Green Mile, Part 4: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix

By: Stephen King

Time has run out for one of the inmates at Gold Mountain penitentiary. Eduard Delacroix is set to take that final walk down the Green Mile.

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Cause of Death

By: Patricia Cornwell

Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a ship graveyard to recover the very human remains of Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter. Together with her niece Lucy and police captain Pete Marino, Scarpetta will follow the scents of ...

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From Potter's Field

By: Patricia Cornwell

In From Potter's Field, #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell enters the chilling world of Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta—and a bold, brilliant killer from her past.Upon

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The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

Every jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs to him. In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake beginsroutinely, then swerves mysteriously off course.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Angel Devoid: Face of the Enemy

Angel Devoid: Face of the Enemy

Platform: DOS, Macintosh, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Battle Arena Nitoshinden

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Takara

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BVE TrainSim

BVE TrainSim

Platform: Windows 95 Windows 98 Windows ME Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows Vista (With .dll add ons & BVE 5) Windows 7 (With .dll add ons/Windows XP Mode/VMLite XP Mode & BVE 5) Windows 8 (With .dll add ons)

Genre: Train simulator

Crusader: No Regret

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Flying Corps

Platform: PC (DOS and Windows

Genre: World War I flight simulator

Publisher: Empire Interactive

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