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Thursday 4 January 1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 4, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jade Jones . In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Eye for an Eye, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Desperation by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stubbe - Von Fall zu Fall. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deadlock: Planetary Conquest or Corpse Party.
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What the sky looked like on 4 January 1996

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Eye for an Eye

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris, Olivia Burnette

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Cadillac Ranch

Directed by: Lisa Gottlieb

Starring: Jim Metzler, Joe Stevens, Bill Wise, Ashley Coe

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Directed by: Jason Bloom

Starring: Pauly Shore, Stephen Baldwin, William Atherton, Denise Dowse

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Directed by: Oley Sassone

Starring: George Hamilton, Tawny Kitaen, Shannon Whirry, Harry Dean Stanton

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Feast of July

Directed by: Christopher Menaul

Starring: Embeth Davidtz, Tom Bell, Gemma Jones, James Purefoy

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TV Series

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Stubbe - Von Fall zu Fall

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Directed by: Jon Amiel

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Kicking & Screaming

Directed by: nbcu

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Directed by: Rob Letterman

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Shooting Gallery

Directed by: Keoni Waxman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 January 1996 ?

  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
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Famous Deaths:
  • Father opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • Hosni Mubarak, the president of Egypt, appoints a new government in response to accusations of corruption in the parliamentary elections in late 1995.

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Sport Games on 4 January 1996

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Charlotte Hornets : 117 - 93
  • Dallas Mavericks - Washington Bullets : 100 - 112
  • Denver Nuggets - Sacramento Kings : 96 - 126
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Phoenix Suns : 98 - 93
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Espanol : 2 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 04, 1996 - Geocentric view

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By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

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Rose Madder

By: Stephen King

The #1 national bestseller about a woman who escapes an abusive marriage is “one of Stephen King’s most engrossing horror novels. Relentlessly paced and brilliantly orchestrated...fueled

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Silent Night

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In New York with his mother and brother to be with their father, who is undergoing treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, a young boy watches a woman steal his mother's wallet and ventures into the city's dangerous subway system ...

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The Regulators

By: Richard Bachman (Stephen King)

Wentworth, Ohio: a small, friendly town where the Carver children bicker over sweets in the E-Z shop and writer Johnny Marinville is the only resident who minds his own business.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Deadlock: Planetary Conquest

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Accolade

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16 Tales

16 Tales

Publisher: Lightspan

Bugs Bunny in Double Trouble

Platform: Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Platform

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Corpse Party

Platform: NEC PC-9801; Microsoft Windows; PlayStation Portable; PlayStation Vita; iOS; Nintendo 3DS

Publisher: Kenix Soft (1996); Team GrisGris (2008); 5pb. (2010–present); Marvelous USA (2011–present); GrindHouse (2013–present)

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Alien Incident

Alien Incident

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: GameTek

Home videos

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

The Usual Suspects

Studio: Polygram

Format: VHS release

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Pete's Dragon

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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The Prince and the Pauper

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Mr. Holland's Opus

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The Virginian

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