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Friday 6 December 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stefanie Scott and Jordan Barrett. 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 Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pop-Up Video. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Extreme Pinball or Furcadia.
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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Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Roger and the Rottentrolls

Starring: Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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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 6 December 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Mashonaland defeats England in first-class tour match.

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Sport Games on 6 December 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Portland Trail Blazers : 93 - 97
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Detroit Pistons : 81 - 93
  • Indiana Pacers - Golden State Warriors : 86 - 71
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Utah Jazz : 95 - 106
See all Basketball game results of 6 December 1996
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Leverkusen : 2 - 2
  • Karlsruhe - Freiburg : 3 - 0
  • Schalke 04 - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 0
  • Werder Bremen - Munich 1860 : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 6 December 1996
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Leipzig : 0 - 0
  • Mainz - Wolfsburg : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 6 December 1996
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Epinal : 6 - 1
  • Mulhouse - Toulon : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 6 December 1996

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.356
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11187
  • Time: O.J. Simpson at Santa Monica Superior Court. (from Reuters)

Books

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

Song of Solomon

By: Toni Morrison

Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly.

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The Third Twin

By: Ken Follett

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERUsing a restricted FBI database, genetic researcher Jeanie Ferrami has located identical twins born to different mothers. Frightened by her bizarre discovery, she is determined to discover the truth at any cost—until she finds herself at the ...

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Desperation

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

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The Notebook

By: Nicholas Sparks

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Extreme Pinball

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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X-Men vs. Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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Eradicator

Platform: MS-DOS (Windows, OS X and Linux through Dosbox)

Genre: Shooter (first and third-person)

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

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Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Steam Android iOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Furcadia

Furcadia

Platform: Windows, Mac 10.4 or later, iOS 3.0 or later

Genre: Massively multiplayer online game

Publisher: Dragon's Eye Productions, Inc.


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