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Friday 5 August 1994

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Amymarie Gaertner . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, directed by Stephan Elliott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994 while Saved By The Light by Dannion Brinkley with Paul Perry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vacant Lot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doom II: Hell on Earth or Elevator Action Returns.
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 Vacant Lot

Starring: Rob Gfroerer, Vito Viscomi, Nick McKinney, Paul Greenberg

Country: Canada

The Human Animal

Starring: Desmond Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Floyd on Italy

Starring: Keith Floyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ningen Shikkaku: Tatoeba bokuga shindara

Starring: Hidekazu Akai

Country: Japan

El vuelo del águila

Starring: Manuel Ojeda, Jacqueline Andere, Humberto Zurita, Patricia Reyes Spíndola

Country: Mexico

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Directed by: Stephan Elliott

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp

Country: United States

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Airheads

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler

Country: United States

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The Little Rascals

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Travis Tedford, Bug Hall, Brittany Ashton Holmes

Country: United States

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Clear and Present Danger

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer

Country: United States

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The Mask

Directed by: Charles Russell

Starring: Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Riegert

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1994 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Antonov-12 crash down at Boda, East-Siberia, 47 killed
  • Rocker Billy Idol admitted to the hospital after drug overdose
  • The 1994–95 Major League Baseball strike is called, ending the 1994 MLB Season
  • Woodstock '94 begins in Saugerties, New York. It is the 25-year anniversary of Woodstock in 1969.

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Sport Games on 5 August 1994

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Martigues : 1 - 1
  • Cannes - Metz : 1 - 0
  • Le Havre - Nice : 1 - 1
  • Lens - Rennes : 5 - 0
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1994?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.234
  • Life: Woodstocks 25th Anniversary
  • Time: Rwandan refugees in Goma, Zaire, staring at the bodies of stampede victims killed in a mortar attack

Books

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

Saved By The Light

By: Dannion Brinkley with Paul Perry

The author recounts the true stories of his two near-death experiences and explains how they triggered a spiritual transformation and gave him psychic powers.

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The Waterworks

By: E.L. Doctorow

“An elegant page-turner of nineteenth-century detective fiction.”–The Washington Post Book WorldOne rainy morning in 1871 in lower Manhattan, Martin Pemberton a freelance writer, sees in a passing stagecoach several elderly men,

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Downtown

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

Smoky O'Donnell comes to Atlanta in 1966 to pursue a career as a writer and becomes involved with three different men--aristocrat Bradley Hunt, photographer Lucas Baird, and John Howard,

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The Chamber

By: John Grisham

In the corridors of Chicago's top law firm:Twenty -six-year-old Adam Hall stands on the brink of a brilliant legal career. Now he is risking it all for a death-row killer and an impossible case.Maximum

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BreakThru!

Platform: Windows, DOS, Super NES, Game Boy, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Spectrum HoloByte (Windows, DOS, Super NES, Game Boy) Shoeisha (Sega Saturn, PlayStation)

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Doom II: Hell on Earth

Platform: MS-DOS, Macintosh, Game Boy Advance, Tapwave Zodiac

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

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Elevator Action Returns

Elevator Action Returns

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Action game, platform game

Publisher: Taito Corporation

EMIT

Platform: FM Towns, Macintosh, Windows, PC-9801, Sega Saturn, Super Famicom, 3DO, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure Sound Novel

Publisher: Koei

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Virtua Fighter 2

Platform: Arcade, Saturn, Sega Genesis, R-Zone, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Virtual Console, iOS, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega

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