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Thursday 5 December 1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Knockin' On Heaven's Door / Throw These Guns Away by Dunblane was in the top 5 hits. Mars Attacks!, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Rules by Ellen Fein, Sherrie Schneider was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pop-Up Video. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Disney's Pinocchio or Ares.
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 ?

Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Theater Talk

Starring: Susan Haskins, Michael Riedel

Country: United States

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Pappyland

Starring: Michael Cariglio, Mike Curley, Gabriel Velez, Marilyn Arnone

Country: United States

Deutsch Plus

Written by: David Hargreaves

Starring: Ivan Robert Sertic, Constanze Pröbster

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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101 Dalmatians

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson

Country: United States

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Star Trek: First Contact

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 05 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Wilf Carter: country singer, dies at age 91.
  • Peter Hall: English geographer author and academic (d. 2014).
Facts:
  • Dreams & Nightmares, opens at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
  • Players union approves new collective bargaining agreement
  • Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan gives a speech in which he suggests that quotirrational exuberancequot may have quotunduly escalated asset valuesquot.

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Sport Games on 5 December 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Chicago Bulls : 96 - 114
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Seattle SuperSonics : 86 - 117
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Dallas Mavericks : 102 - 106
  • Portland Trail Blazers - Denver Nuggets : 115 - 104
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NFL
American Football
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Indianapolis Colts : 10 - 37
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Books

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

Hide and Seek

By: James Patterson

Maggie Bradford is on trial for murder, and this is the celebrity trial of the decade. Maggie is one of the most beloved singer/songwriters anywhere. She's also the devoted mother of two children.

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Silent Honor

By: Danielle Steel

In her 38th bestselling novel, Danielle Steel creates a powerful, moving portrayal of families divided, lives shattered and a nation torn apart by prejudice during a shameful episode in recent American history.

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The Rules

By: Ellen Fein, Sherrie Schneider

The search for Mr. Right starts here. This simple set of dating dos and don'ts-combining The Rules and The Rules II-will teach you how to find (and keep!) a man who treats you with the respect and dignity you deserve.You

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Calling All Creeps!

By: R.L. Stine

In an attempt to get back at the bossy editor-in-chief of the school paper, ex-staff member Ricky Beamer plays a prank that backfires and results in him getting phone calls from local bullies who are really lizards in disguise.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Avara

Avara

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

Complete Onside Soccer

Complete Onside Soccer

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows MS-DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Telstar Electronic Studios

Disney's Pinocchio

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Puzzle, Adventure

Publisher: NA / EU Nintendo; JP Capcom; EU Sega; NA THQ; EU Nintendo; NA Black Pearl Software

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Ares

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

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Diablo

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: NA Blizzard Entertainment; EU Ubi Soft Entertainment; NA / EU Electronic Arts

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