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Monday 5 August 1996

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Matthew Paquette . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Tenth Insight by James Redfield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leaving Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Age of Sail or Daikaijuu Monogatari II.
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 ?

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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Si Doel anak sekolahan

Starring: Rano Karno, Benyamin S., Aminah Cendrakasih, Mandra

Country: Indonesia

Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Klub NLO

Starring: Teodor Elmazov, Katerina Evro, Velko Kynev, Georgi Mamalev

Country: Bulgaria

Movies

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

Matilda

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson

Country: United States

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A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller

Country: United States

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The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson

Country: United States

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Criss Cross

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1996 ?

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
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Facts:
  • Dallas Cowboys play Kansas City Chiefs in Monterrey Mexico

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: (L) Kerri Strug carried by coach Bela Karolyi by Doug Pensinger-Allsport. (R) Wounded Atlanta bombin
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9546
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.338

Books

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

The Tenth Insight

By: James Redfield

240pages. in8. Broché.

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Gods And Generals

By: Jeff Shaara

The New York Times bestselling prequel to the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Killer Angels In this brilliantly written epic novel, Jeff Shaara traces the lives, passions, and careers of the

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Emotional Intelligence

By: Daniel Goleman

Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why.

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Undaunted Courage

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

From the bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Sail

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: TalonSoft

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Crazy Drake

Platform: DOS, PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: One Reality, eGames

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Daikaijuu Monogatari II

Daikaijuu Monogatari II

Platform: SNES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Fight for Life

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Atari

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Dark Savior

Dark Savior

Platform: Saturn

Genre: Platformer Puzzle Adventure Fighting

Publisher: Sega


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