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Saturday 26 October 1996

1996-10-26

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. Romeo + Juliet, directed by Baz Luhrmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Make the Connection by Bob Greene, Oprah Winfre was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Romeo + Juliet

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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Thinner

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Robert John Burke, Lucinda Jenney

Country: United States

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Sleepers

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Underground

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Miki Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic

Country: United States

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The Long Kiss Goodnight

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Yvonne Zima

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom

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Pappyland

Starring: Michael Cariglio, Mike Curley, Gabriel Velez, Marilyn Arnone

Country: United States

Deutsch Plus

Written by: David Hargreaves

Starring: Ivan Robert Sertic, Constanze Pröbster

Country: United Kingdom

Roger and the Rottentrolls

Starring: Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom

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Barry Welsh Is Coming

Starring: John Sparkes, Kim Wall

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.350
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: News Wars -- Oct. 21, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9557

Books

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

Make the Connection

By: Bob Greene, Oprah Winfre

Updated, revised paperback from the trainer who helped Oprah get into shape. (H, Hyperion)

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Desperation

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

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The Lost World

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo comes the sequel to the smash-hit Jurassic Park, a thriller that’s been millions of years in the making.

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The Deep End of the Ocean

By: Jacquelyn Mitchard

"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Arena Toshinden 3

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Versus fighting game

Publisher: Takara (JPN) Playmates Interactive Entertainment (US) Sony Computer Entertainment (EUR)

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Big Red Racing

Platform: DOS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Domark

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Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: NA Crystal Dynamics; EU Crystal Dynamics; JP BMG Interactive; NA Activision (PC); NA SCEA (PSN); PAL Square Enix (PSN)

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Congo the Movie

Platform: Saturn

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

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Disney's Pinocchio

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Puzzle, Adventure

Publisher: NA / EU Nintendo; JP Capcom; EU Sega; NA THQ; EU Nintendo; NA Black Pearl Software

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