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Friday 31 May 1996

1996-05-31

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. The Rock, directed by Michael Bay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Green Mile, Part 2: The Mouse on the Mile 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 in the last 30 days ?

The Rock

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris

Country: United States

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DragonHeart

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Bart

Country: United States

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Twister

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes

Country: United States

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Dead Man

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Mark Van Thillo and Abigail Alling, former biospherian win $100,000 lawsuit against Biospheric Development for Space Biospheres Ventures.
  • June ndash Iraq disarmament crisis: As Iraq continues to refuse inspectors access to a number of sites, the U.S. fails in its attempt to build support for military action against Iraq in the UN Security Council.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.329
  • Time: Special report on the Russian elections.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9536

Books

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

The Green Mile, Part 2: The Mouse on the Mile

By: Stephen King

A mouse moves into Cold Mountain Penitentiary and breaks up the monotony for the three death row inmates.

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Bad As I Wanna Be

By: Dennis Rodman with Tim Keown

A wild ride inside the glowing head of Dennis Rodman--the NBA's greatest rebounder and America's most outspoken and outrageous athlete.When Sports Illustrated put the man they call "America's most provocative athlete" on their cover, they sold more copies than any ...

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back

By: Terry McMillan

Stella Payne is forty-two, divorced, a high-powered investment analyst, mother of eleven-year-old Quincy—and she does it all. In fact, if she doesn't do it, it doesn't get done, from Little League carpool duty to analyzing portfolios to folding the laundry ...

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The Tenth Insight

By: James Redfield

Millions have experienced the nine insights of The Celestine Prophecy and glimpsed the emerging world view that it describes. Inspired by this book, individuals across the world have opened up to the experience of guiding coincidences in their lives, and ...

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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

Diablo

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: NA Blizzard Entertainment; EU Ubi Soft Entertainment; NA / EU Electronic Arts

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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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Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Tactical RPG

Publisher: Nintendo

Firo & Klawd

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: BMG

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