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Saturday 28 October 1995

1995-10-28

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 Fantasy by Mariah Carey. In UK Fairground by Simply Red was in the top 5 hits. Leaving Las Vegas, directed by Mike Figgis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while The Lost World by Michael Crichton 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 ?

Leaving Las Vegas

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands

Country: United States

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Powder

Directed by: Victor Salva

Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Sean Patrick Flanery, Lance Henriksen

Country: United States

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Now and Then

Directed by: Lesli Linka Glatter

Starring: Christina Ricci, Demi Moore, Rosie O'Donnell

Country: United States

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Mallrats

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Shannen Doherty, Jeremy London, Jason Lee

Country: United States

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Strange Days

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mr. Show with Bob and David

Written by: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk

Starring: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, John Ennis, Jay Johnston

Country: United States

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In Search of Happiness

Starring: Angus Deayton

Country: United Kingdom

What a Mess

Written by: Elana Lesser, Cliff Ruby, Frank Muir

Starring: Ryan O'Donohue, Jo Ann Harris, Joe Nipote, Frank Muir

Country: United States

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The Clinic

Starring: Danielle Abastado, Emanuel Arruda, Tom Burke, Joe Frank

Country: United States

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The Friday Night Armistice

Starring: Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham, David Schneider, Danny Erskine

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 1995 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series
  • 289 people are killed and 265 injured in Baku Metro fire, the deadliest subway disaster.
  • A fire in Baku Metro, Azerbaijan, kills 289 passengers (the world's worst subway disaster).
  • Quebec independentists narrowly lose a referendum for a mandate to negotiate independence from Canada.
  • Tansu Çiller of DYP forms the new government of Turkey.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1995?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.298
  • Time: Rebellion against the U.S. Forest Service by western citizens, rancher Dick Carver & others.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9506

Books

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

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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My American Journey

By: Colin Powell with Joseph E. Persico

"A GREAT AMERICAN SUCCESS STORY . . . AN ENDEARING AND WELL-WRITTEN BOOK."--The New York Times Book ReviewColin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream.

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The Haunted Mask II

By: R.L. Stine

Deciding to go to the same Halloween costume store where his friend Carly Beth got her face rearranged the previous year, Steve Boswell searches for the perfect mask and finds it, unaware that the mask is even scarier than it ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A-10 Attack!

Platform: Mac

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Parsoft Interactive

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Backfire!

Backfire!

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Data East

Donkey Kong Land

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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Endorfun

Platform: PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Time Warner Interactive

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Space Hulk: Vengeance of the Blood Angels

Platform: 3DO, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Real-time tactical first-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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