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Friday 5 April 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Beer . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Firestarter by The Prodigy was in the top 5 hits. James and the Giant Peach, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Five Days In Paris by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Profit. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Chaos Engine 2 or Clandestiny.
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TV Series

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

Profit

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

Country: United States

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The House

Starring: Denyce Graves, Bernard Haitink

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Adam and Joe Show

Starring: Adam Buxton, Joe Cornish, Nigel Buxton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Organ Works

Starring: Howard Goodall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Kitchen

Starring: Jacques Pepin, Claudine Pepin

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Primal Fear

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton

Country: United States

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The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • John Bobbitt is put under house arrest in Las Vegas for 120 days
  • Marlon Brando makes anti-semetic remarks about hollywood on Larry King

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Sport Games on 5 April 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - New Jersey Nets : 82 - 70
  • Chicago Bulls - Charlotte Hornets : 126 - 92
  • Detroit Pistons - Philadelphia 76ers : 108 - 87
  • Houston Rockets - Sacramento Kings : 91 - 96
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Club Brugge : 1 - 2
  • Charleroi - Waregem : 1 - 0
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Rennes : 0 - 0
  • Montpellier - Guingamp : 2 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Charlton - Luton : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.321
  • Life: Conjoined Twin Girls
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Norman Schwarzkopf -- Apr. 1, 1996

Books

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

Five Days In Paris

By: Danielle Steel

As president of a major pharmaceutical empire, Peter Haskell has everything. Power, position, a career and a family, which mean everything to him, and for which he has sacrificed a great

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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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Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot

By: Al Franken

In the grand satirical tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain comes...Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot, and Other Observations...a scathing--but uncompromisingly fair--look at America's largest talk show host and the rest of the Republican right. Penned

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First King Of Shannara

By: Terry Brooks

Horrified by the misuse of magic they had witnessed during the First War of the Races, the Druids at Paranor devoted themselves to the study of the old sciences, from the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Chaos Engine 2

The Chaos Engine 2

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Renegade Software (UK), Time Warner Interactive (US)

Gender Wars

Platform: DOS

Genre: Real time tactics, action

Publisher: GT Interactive Software Sales Curve

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Clandestiny

Platform: Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Virgin Games

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Complete Onside Soccer

Complete Onside Soccer

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows MS-DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Telstar Electronic Studios

Die Hard Arcade

Die Hard Arcade

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega


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