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Sunday 5 May 1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jackie Cole . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Twister, directed by Jan de Bont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while And This Too Shall Pass by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching CaƱaveral de pasiones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Soul or Extreme Pinball.
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 Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Profit

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States

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The House

Starring: Denyce Graves, Bernard Haitink

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

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

Dead Man

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover

Country: United States

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Twister

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes

Country: United States

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The Craft

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell

Country: United States

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James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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Fear

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 May 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Jack-Night on Town with J Barrymore closes at Belasco after 12 performances
  • Karrie Webb wins LPGA Sprint Titleholders Golf Championship.
  • Renette Cruz, Vancouver, British Columbia, wins Miss Canadian Universe.

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Sport Games on 5 May 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Indiana Pacers : 89 - 87
  • New York Knicks - Chicago Bulls : 84 - 91
  • Portland Trail Blazers - Utah Jazz : 64 - 102
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Cremonese - Vicenza : 1 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Roma : 1 - 4
  • Inter - Bari : 3 - 0
  • Juventus - Atalanta : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 5 May 1996
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Lierse : 3 - 1
  • Antwerp - Gent : 2 - 1
  • Beveren - Cercle Brugge : 1 - 3
  • Club Brugge - Aalst : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 5 May 1996
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • St Pauli - Hamburg : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 5 May 1996

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.325
  • Life: LifeS Dream House
  • Esquire

Books

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

And This Too Shall Pass

By: E. Lynn Harris

A stellar quarterback, an ambitious sportscaster. What happens when rising stars collide?In And This Too Shall Pass, Harris takes us into the locker rooms and newsrooms of Chicago, where four

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Neanderthal

By: John Darnton

When a paleoanthropologist mysteriously disappears in the remote upper regions of the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan, two of his former students, once lovers and now competitors, set off in search of

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Blood Sport

By: James B. Stewart

Discusses the truth about Whitewater, Vince Foster's suicide, and other White House scandals, explaining how these episodes have been exploited, White House reaction, and the future of the presidency

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The Celestine Prophecy

By: James Redfield

THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Defender 2000

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: Shooter

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Fantasy General

Platform: DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. Mindscape GOG Ltd

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Soul

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox, Wii, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Network, Android, iOS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

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Extreme Pinball

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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DX-Ball

Platform: Windows Mac OS 6 or higher.

Genre: Breakout clone

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