Friday July 05, 1996

US date format: 7/5/1996, UK date format: 5/7/1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 5, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Kaj van der Voort and Dolly . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Village of Dreams, directed by Yôichi Higashi, 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 Mensch, Pia!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer: Red Alert or Enemy Zero.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 05, 1996?


Holidays

  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
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Events

  • Dolly the sheep, the first mammal to be successfully cloned from an adult cell, is born at the Roslin Institute in Midlothian, Scotland, UK.

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Movies

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Village of Dreams

Village of Dreams

Directed by: Yôichi Higashi

Starring: Mieko Harada, Keigo Matsuyama, Shogo Matsuyama, Kyôzô Nagatsuka

Courage Under Fire

Courage Under Fire

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty

Workaholic

Workaholic

Directed by: Sharon von Wietersheim

Starring: Christiane Paul, Tobias Moretti, Ralf Bauer, Nadeshda Brennicke

Kingpin

Kingpin

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Bill Murray, Vanessa Angel

Country: United States of America

Green Plaid Shirt

Green Plaid Shirt

Directed by: Richard Natale

Starring: Gregory Phelan, Kevin Spirtas, Richard Israel, Russell Scott Lewis

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

Bedtime

Bedtime

Starring: Teri Austin

Country: United States of America

Days to next July 05

If July 05, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 2 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: Olympic Bodies
  • Time: Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Dole. Digitally altered photomontage. Hillary by Jeff Christensen-SIP
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9541
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.333334
  • Wired: Wired - July, 1996

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Tenth Insight by James Redfield

The Tenth Insight

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240pages. in8. Broché.

A Crown of Swords by Robert Jordan

A Crown of Swords

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Now in development for TV!Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters.The

Beach Music by Pat Conro

Beach Music

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Five brothers reunite in South Carolina as their mother is dying. (H, Doubleday)

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence

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

Mischief by Amanda Quick

Mischief

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Imogen Waterstone has always prided herself on being a thoroughly independent young woman, but now she needs a man of implacable will and nerves of iron.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Sony Computer Entertainment (PSN)

Disney's Pocahontas

Disney's Pocahontas

Platform: Sega Genesis, Game Boy

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: NA Disney Interactive; EU Sega

Catfight

Catfight

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Atlantean Interactive Games

Enemy Zero

Enemy Zero

Platform: Saturn, Windows

Genre: Survival horror, stealth, adventure

Publisher: JP WARP

Chronicles of the Sword

Chronicles of the Sword

Platform: DOS, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Psygnosis


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