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Tuesday 30 April 1996

1996-04-30

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey. 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 Beast From the East by R.L. Stine 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 ?

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 30 April 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Buried Child, opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 77 performances
  • Dutch / Itallian Beppo-SAX launches from Cape Canaveral
  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Grand Rapids MI on WKLQ 94.5 FM

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: The End of Integration. Inset: photograph by Pascal Beaudenon-Sipa Press.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9532
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.324

Books

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

The Beast From the East

By: R.L. Stine

Getting lost in the woods with her identical twin brothers, Ginger Wald wonders why their portion of the woods contains such bizarre flora and fauna, until a group of furry blue monsters invites them to play a deadly game.

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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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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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Moonlight Becomes You

By: Mary Higgins Clark

From Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, a thriller “that grabs you with the first paragraph and never lets go” (USA TODAY) about a woman desperate to uncover the truth behind her beloved stepmother’s death.At

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Attack

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Comad

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Cruis'n World

Platform: Arcade Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

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DragonHeart: Fire and Steel

Platform: PSX, Sega Saturn, PC, Game Boy

Genre: Hack and slash, Action, Platformer

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment Acclaim Japan (Japan release)

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Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Steam Android iOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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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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