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Tuesday 2 January 1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aleeza Mehtab . In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Dead Man Walking, directed by Tim Robbins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adam and Joe Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gearheads or Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Adam and Joe Show

Starring: Adam Buxton, Joe Cornish, Nigel Buxton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Strange Universe

Written by: Paul Barrosse

Starring: Christopher Chisholm, Joey Ortega, Cassandra Peterson, Franklin Ruehl

Country: United States

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Organ Works

Starring: Howard Goodall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Satellite City

Starring: Boyd Clack, Islwyn Morris, Michael Neill, Ri Richards

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

It's a Mystery

Starring: Barry Lee-Thomas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Dead Man Walking

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky

Country: United States

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Twelve Monkeys

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Four Rooms

Directed by: Allison Anders

Starring: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval

Country: United States

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Jumanji

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States

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Heat

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Christmas Box

By: Richard Paul Evans

A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

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Chicken Soup for the Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive will inspire and uplift readers with its stories of optimism, faith, and strength. In bad times, and good, readers will be heartened to keep a positive attitude.

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The Road Ahead

By: Bill Gates

wonderful insights from billionaire Bill Gates

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Miss America

By: Howard Stern

The best-selling author of Private Parts presents his provocative, controversial, and outrageous views on life, love, politics, celebrities, sexual obsessions, and more. 750,000 first printing. $250,000 ad/promo.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Casper

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, 3DO, Game Boy, SNES, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Windows 95, Windows 98

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment Natsume (GB & SNES) Microïds (GBA) WizardWorks Software (PC)

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Gearheads

Platform: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, Philips CD-i, SNES

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Philips Media

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Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: RPG

Publisher: JP Sunsoft; NA Working Designs

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Formula 1

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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The Gene Machine

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Vic Tokai

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