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Thursday 31 August 1995

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Riley McDonough and Ceallach Spellman. In that special week of August people in US were listening to You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson. In UK Never Forget by Take That was in the top 5 hits. La Haine, directed by Mathieu Kassovitz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while From Potter's Field by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rownd a Rownd. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Tsubasa J: The Way to World Youth or Twisted Metal.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

La Haine

Directed by: Mathieu Kassovitz

Starring: Vincent Cassel, Hubert Kound, Sad Taghmaoui

Country: United States

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Desperado

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Joaquim de Almeida

Country: United States

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Mortal Kombat

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Linden Ashby

Country: United States

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Babe

Directed by: Chris Noonan

Starring: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh

Country: United States

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Kids

Directed by: Larry Clark

Starring: Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chlo Sevigny

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Rock Family Trees

Starring: John Peel

Country: United Kingdom

Trailer Park

Starring: Tom Davis

Country: United States

Father Ted

Starring: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1995 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: The 20th Century Blues. Detail painting 'Automat' (1927) by Edward Hopper; Des Moines Art Center Pe
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9498
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.289290

Books

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

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 Body Farm

By: Patricia Cornwell

Dr. Kay Scarpetta travels to North Carolina to investigate the murder of an eleven-year-old girl, but the evidence does not add up, and she must conduct a gruesome experiment at a remote research facility to find the answers.

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Beach Music

By: Pat Conro

Five brothers reunite in South Carolina as their mother is dying. (H, Doubleday)

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Insomnia

By: Stephen King

A #1 national bestseller—“A yarn so packed with suspense, romance, literary reference, fascinating miscellaneous knowledge, and heart that only Stephen King could have written it. Marvelous—that is, full of marvels” (Booklist).“Sleep,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Microsoft Entertainment Pack

Platform: Windows 3.1x, Game Boy Color

Genre: Puzzle, Strategy

Publisher: Microsoft Home

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BioForge

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Captain Tsubasa J: The Way to World Youth

Captain Tsubasa J: The Way to World Youth

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Bandai

Earth Defense The Earth Defend

Earth Defense The Earth Defend

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Realtec

Twisted Metal

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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