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Thursday 1 August 1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cymphonique Miller and Katie Boulter. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Outrage by Vincent Bugliosi was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leaving Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Eye of Typhoon or Pokémon.
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TV Series

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

Leaving Home

Starring: Oliver Knussen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Daily Show

Written by: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg

Starring: Jon Stewart

Country: United States

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Si Doel anak sekolahan

Starring: Rano Karno, Benyamin S., Aminah Cendrakasih, Mandra

Country: Indonesia

Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Klub NLO

Starring: Teodor Elmazov, Katerina Evro, Velko Kynev, Georgi Mamalev

Country: Bulgaria

Movies

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

Matilda

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson

Country: United States

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A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller

Country: United States

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The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson

Country: United States

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Criss Cross

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
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Facts:
  • Michael Johnson breaks the 200m world record by 0.30 seconds with a time of 19.32 seconds at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Sport Games on 1 August 1996

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Harelbeke : 1 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Outrage

By: Vincent Bugliosi

“Provocative and entertaining. ... A powerful and damning diatribe on Simpson’s acquittal.”―People Here is the account of the O. J. Simpson case that no one dared to write, that no one

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The Dilbert Principle

By: Scott Adams

The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.

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Exclusive

By: Sandra Brown

Barrie Travis is a damn good reporter stuck at a low-budget television station when the First Lady calls her―and offers her the opportunity of a lifetime.

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Undaunted Courage

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

From the bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beggar Prince

Beggar Prince

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis PC

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: C&E Inc. Super Fighter Team

The Eye of Typhoon

The Eye of Typhoon

Platform: 3DO, MS-DOS, Neo-Geo (cancelled)

Genre: 2D Versus fighting

Publisher: Viccom (MS-DOS version) LG (3DO version)

Pokémon

Genre: Role-playing; adventure; strategy; puzzle; racing; fighting; augmented reality

Publisher: Nintendo

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Batman Forever: The Arcade Game

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Acclaim Japan

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Earthsiege 2

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Vehicle Simulation

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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