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Thursday 2 May 1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Connor Hutcherson and Cam Benson. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Ridicule, directed by Patrice Leconte, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Timepiece by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hum Dono. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Arena Nitoshinden or Blazing Dragons.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Patrice Leconte

Starring: Charles Berling, Jean Rochefort, Fanny Ardant, Judith Godrèche

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The Van

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Colm Meaney, Donal O'Kelly, Ger Ryan, Caroline Rothwell

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Last Dance

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Sharon Stone, Rob Morrow, Randy Quaid, Peter Gallagher

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The Great White Hype

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, Peter Berg

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Ji dou shou xing

Directed by: Barry Chu

Starring: Carrie Ng, Diana Pang, Bowie Lam, Sau Han Chung

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TV Series

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

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

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Tattoon Master

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Directed by: Marcus Scott

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The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 1996 ?

  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
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Sport Games on 2 May 1996

American Basketball
  • Indiana Pacers - Atlanta Hawks : 83 - 75
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Houston Rockets : 94 - 102
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Sacramento Kings : 101 - 87
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Nantes - Le Havre : 1 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Leeds - Tottenham : 1 - 3
  • Nott'm Forest - Newcastle : 1 - 1
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1996 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
  2. SWV - You're The One
  3. Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley
  4. All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...") - Joe
  5. D'Angelo - Lady
  6. A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (From "A Thin Line...") - H-Town
  7. Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans
  8. Nonchalant - 5 O'Clock
  9. Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
  10. Keep On, Keepin' On (From "Sunset Park") - MC Lyte Featuring Xscape
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Experiencia Religiosa - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Shakira - Estoy Aqui
  3. El Circo - Los Tigres del Norte
  4. Basta Ya! - Olga Tanon
  5. La Mafia - Un Millon De Rosas
  6. Puedes Llegar - Voces Unidas
  7. De Repente - Soraya
  8. Cristian - Amor
  9. Te Aprovechas - Limite
  10. Una Noche Mas - Liberacion


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


By: Richard Paul Evans

"Of all, clockmakers and morticians should bear the keenest sense of priority-their lives daily spent in observance of the unflagging procession of time...

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The Horse Whisperer

By: Nicholas Evans

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured ...

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Absolute Power

By: David Baldacci

In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping Luther Whitney, a career break-in artist, behind a secret wall.

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Montana Sky

By: Nora Roberts

When Jack Mercy died, he left behind a ranch worth nearly twenty million dollars. Now his three daughters—each born of a different marriage, and each unknown by the others—are gathered to

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Congo the Movie

Platform: Saturn

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

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Burning Road

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Arcade racing

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Battle Arena Nitoshinden

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Takara

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Blazing Dragons

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Crystal Dynamics

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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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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Journey to the Center of the Earth

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Format: VHS releases; part of the 20th Century Fox Family Features Collection

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The Amazing Panda Adventure

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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The Scarlet Letter

Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS release

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The Great White Hype

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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