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Friday 5 January 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marcus Michel and Kishen Tanna. In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, directed by Paris Barclay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Executive Orders by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adam and Joe Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fight for Life or Crusader: No Regret.
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 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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Big Cat Diary

Starring: Simon King, Jonathan Scott, Saba Douglas-Hamilton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mr. Show with Bob and David

Written by: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk

Starring: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, John Ennis, Jay Johnston

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans

Country: United States

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Dead Man Walking

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky

Country: United States

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Twelve Monkeys

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Four Rooms

Directed by: Allison Anders

Starring: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval

Country: United States

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Jumanji

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Miami Dolphins' coach Don Shula announces his retirement.
  • Muralitharan no-balled for throwing in ODI versus West Indies at the Gabba.
  • Hamas bombmaker Yahya Ayyash is killed by an Israeli-planted booby-trapped cell phone.

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Sport Games on 5 January 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Boston Celtics : 77 - 93
  • Dallas Mavericks - New Jersey Nets : 99 - 107
  • Indiana Pacers - San Antonio Spurs : 105 - 92
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Golden State Warriors : 119 - 122
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Sp Lisbon - Leca : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 5 January 1996

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Books

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

Executive Orders

By: Tom Clanc

Jack Ryan reluctantly occupies the Oval Office. (P, Berkley)

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The Hundred Secret Senses

By: Amy Tan

The "wisest and most captivating novel" (Boston Globe) from the author of the bestselling The Valley of AmazementSet in San Francisco and in a remote village of Southwestern China, Amy Tan's

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Miss America

By: Howard Stern

Shock-jock radio host Howard Stern (Private Parts) shares his own offbeat, outrageous views and offensive observations on life, the world, modern American society—and more—in the massive #1 New York Times bestseller Miss America.

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The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Catfight

Catfight

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Atlantean Interactive Games

Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: 4X

Publisher: Interactive Magic

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Fight for Life

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Atari

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Crusader: No Regret

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Drowned God: Conspiracy of the Ages

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Inscape

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