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Friday 2 August 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bahja Rodriguez . 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 The Runaway Jury by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leaving Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Resident Evil or Arena: Maze of Death.
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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 2 August 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
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Sport Games on 2 August 1996

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Anderlecht : 0 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • F Koln - Wolfsburg : 2 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.338
  • Life: Tragedy On Mt Everest
  • Esquire

Books

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

The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

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Falling Up

By: Shel Silverstein

From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings.Filled

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Primary Colors

By: Anonymous

A brilliant and penetrating look behind the scenes of modern American politics, Primary Colors is a funny, wise, and dramatic story with characters and events that resemble some familiar, real-life figures.

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Gods And Generals

By: Jeff Shaara

The New York Times bestselling prequel to the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Killer Angels In this brilliantly written epic novel, Jeff Shaara traces the lives, passions, and careers of the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure

DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Resident Evil

Platform: Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, GameCube, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 64, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Sega Saturn, Wii, Wii U, Xbo

Genre: Survival horror Third-person shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Arc the Lad II

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

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Arena: Maze of Death

Platform: Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara

Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up, action role-playing video game

Publisher: Capcom


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