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Tuesday 2 July 1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Julia Grabher . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Criss Cross, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Ghost Camp by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Si Doel anak sekolahan. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ares or The Eye of Typhoon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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

Indaba

Starring: Philippe Bas

Country: France

Buzzkill

Written by: Dave Sheridan

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States

Movies

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

Criss Cross

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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Independence Day

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

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Phenomenon

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by: Gary Trousdale

Starring: Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, Mary Kay Bergman

Country: United States

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Eraser

Directed by: Charles Russell

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Vanessa Williams, James Caan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 July 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Lyle and Erik Menendez are sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Olympic Bodies
  • Time: Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Dole. Digitally altered photomontage. Hillary by Jeff Christensen-SIP
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9541

Books

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

Ghost Camp

By: R.L. Stine

Hoping to fit in at Camp Spirit Moon despite its weird traditions, brothers Harry and Alex participate in several bizarre rituals, until tricks that are played by their fellow campers escalate out of control.

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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Anything Considered

By: Peter Mayle

Bennett is an English expatriate living in France with a champagne taste and a beer bankroll. Happy-go-lucky and a bit roguish, he places an ad in the International Herald Tribune offering

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Moonlight Becomes You

By: Mary Higgins Clark

From Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, a thriller “that grabs you with the first paragraph and never lets go” (USA TODAY) about a woman desperate to uncover the truth behind her beloved stepmother’s death.At

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Close Combat

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft

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Deadly Tide

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Ares

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

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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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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)


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