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Wednesday 2 October 1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Scott Helman and GoGreenGirl . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Ready Or Not by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Bound, directed by The Wachowski Brothers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3D Baseball or Alien Trilogy.
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 ?

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Roger and the Rottentrolls

Starring: Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Bound

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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That Thing You Do!

Directed by: Tom Hanks

Starring: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Swingers

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Heather Graham, Jon Favreau

Country: United States

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Breaking the Waves

Directed by: Lars Von Trier

Starring: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgrd, Katrin Cartlidge

Country: United States

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Last Man Standing

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Bruce Willis, Bruce Dern, William Sanderson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
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Facts:
  • 30th Country Music Association Award: Brooks and Dunn win
  • The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments are signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton.
  • Aeroperu Flight 603, a Boeing 757, crashes into the Pacific Ocean shortly after takeoff from Lima, Peru, killing 70.

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Sport Games on 2 October 1996

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Sociedad : 1 - 3
  • Barcelona - Tenerife : 1 - 1
  • Celta - Oviedo : 3 - 1
  • Extremadura - Santander : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 2 October 1996
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Valence : 2 - 2
  • Chateauroux - Laval : 4 - 1
  • Epinal - Beauvais : 2 - 0
  • Gueugnon - Perpignan : 3 - 1
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Monaco : 2 - 0
  • Bastia - Nantes : 0 - 0
  • Bordeaux - Strasbourg : 1 - 2
  • Lille - Caen : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 2 October 1996
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bradford - Swindon : 2 - 1
  • QPR - Port Vale : 1 - 2
  • Wolves - Bolton : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 2 October 1996

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Books

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

The Celestine Prophecy

By: James Redfield

THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

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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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The Run Of His Life

By: Jeffrey Toobin

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The inspiration for the first season of American Crime Story on FX, starring Cuba Gooding, Jr.,

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Executive Orders

By: Tom Clancy

The President is dead--and the weight, literally, of the world falls on Jack Ryan's shoulders, in Tom Clancy's newest and most extraordinary novel.I don't know what to do.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3D Baseball

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP BMG Japan; NA Crystal Dynamics (NA)

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Crazy Drake

Platform: DOS, PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: One Reality, eGames

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Frantic Flea

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: GameTek

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Alien Trilogy

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, MS-DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Archimedean Dynasty

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Submarine Flight simulator

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

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