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Saturday 4 May 1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. Twister, directed by Jan de Bont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Beast From the East by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cañaveral de pasiones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cybersphere or Gender Wars.
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 ?

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Profit

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States

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The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

Starring: Mark Thomas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Remember WENN

Written by: Rupert Holmes

Starring: Tom Beckett, George Hall, Margaret Hall, Melinda Mullins

Country: United States

The House

Starring: Denyce Graves, Bernard Haitink

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Twister

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes

Country: United States

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Dead Man

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover

Country: United States

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The Craft

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell

Country: United States

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James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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Fear

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • ABC Bud Light Masters Bowling Tournament won by Ernie Schlegel.
  • 122nd Kentucky Derby: Jerry Bailey aboard Grindstone wins in 2:01.
  • Greg Pavlik one-hits Detroit Tigers making the Texas Rangers first American League team to pitch back-to-back one-hitters since the Washington Senators in 1917.
  • A Sudanese Federal Airlines jet crashes on a domestic flight in a severe dust storm, while making an emergency landing 325 kilometres northeast of Khartoum, killing all 53 passengers and crew.

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Sport Games on 4 May 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Houston Rockets - Seattle SuperSonics : 75 - 108
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - FC Koln : 3 - 2
  • Ein Frankfurt - Schalke 04 : 0 - 3
  • Hansa Rostock - Werder Bremen : 2 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Munich 1860 : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Meppen - Zwickau : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 4 May 1996
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Compostela - Ath Madrid : 1 - 3
  • Valencia - Sp Gijon : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 4 May 1996

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.325
  • Life: LifeS Dream House
  • Esquire

Books

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

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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The Green Mile, Part 1: The Two Dead Girls

By: Stephen King

The Green Mile tells the story of two men, a prison guard and his new death row inmate, and their suddenly intertwined lives. What would it be like to walk those last 40 yards to the electric chair, knowing you ...

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The Beast From the East

By: R.L. Stine

Getting lost in the woods with her identical twin brothers, Ginger Wald wonders why their portion of the woods contains such bizarre flora and fauna, until a group of furry blue monsters invites them to play a deadly game.

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In Contempt

By: Christopher Darden with Jess Walter

Offers a personal perspective on the O.J. Simpson trial and shares the author's observations on legal strategy, racial issues, and the principal lawyers, officials, and witnesses involved in the case

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cybersphere

Cybersphere

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Psycon Software

Air Attack

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Comad

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Amber: Journeys Beyond

Platform: Mac OS System 7, Windows 95

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Hue Forest Entertainment (1996) (mail order) Cendant Software (199?) Changeling (199?) Graphic Simulations Corporation (199?)

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Bug Too!

Bug Too!

Platform: Saturn, Windows

Genre: Action, Platform

Publisher: Sega

Gender Wars

Platform: DOS

Genre: Real time tactics, action

Publisher: GT Interactive Software Sales Curve

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