Sunday October 06, 1996

US date format: 10/6/1996, UK date format: 6/10/1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 6, 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 Rachel Leary . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. The Ghost and the Darkness, directed by Stephen Hopkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Legend by Jude Deveraux was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fin Fin on Teo, the Magic Planet or Crazy Drake.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Events

  • Bob Dole and President Bill Clinton meet in their 1st debate
  • Caroline Pierce wins JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
  • Lois and Clark (fictional characters) wed
  • New York Jet Nick Lowrey ties Jan Stenerud with 373 NFL field goals
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Movies

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The Ghost and the Darkness

The Ghost and the Darkness

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Michael Douglas, Val Kilmer, Tom Wilkinson, John Kani

SubUrbia

SubUrbia

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Giovanni Ribisi, Steve Zahn, Jayce Bartok, Amie Carey

The Long Kiss Goodnight

The Long Kiss Goodnight

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Yvonne Zima, Craig Bierko

Country: United States of America

Pinocchio's Revenge

Pinocchio's Revenge

Directed by: Kevin Tenney

Starring: Candace McKenzie, Lewis Van Bergen, Ivan Gueron, Thomas Wagner

Lea

Lea

Directed by: Ivan Fíla

Starring: Lenka Vlasáková, Christian Redl, Hanna Schygulla, Miroslav Donutil

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NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Detroit Lions : 24 - 28
  • Carolina Panthers - Minnesota Vikings : 12 - 14
  • Green Bay Packers - Chicago Bears : 37 - 6
  • Houston Oilers - Cincinnati Bengals : 30 - 27
  • Indianapolis Colts - Buffalo Bills : 13 - 16
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Kaiserslautern - Gutersloh : 2 - 0
  • Mannheim - Mainz : 2 - 2
  • Unterhaching - Stuttgarter K : 1 - 1
  • Zwickau - Wolfsburg : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of October 06, 1996

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Niort - Martigues : 1 - 1
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Futbol Ligi 1

Football (Turkey)
  • Altay - Samsunspor : 3 - 1
  • Ankaragucu - Fenerbahce : 0 - 2
  • Antalyaspor - Sariyer : 1 - 1
  • Besiktas - Genclerbirligi : 2 - 0
  • Bursaspor - Kocaelispor : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of October 06, 1996

TV Series

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Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dark Skies

Dark Skies

Directed by: Scott Stewart

Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound

Directed by: Clark Davis

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Days to next October 06

If October 06, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 11 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 12 days.
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Books

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Legend by Jude Deveraux

Legend

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This masterfully written work of fiction by the bestselling author of The Heiress, A Holiday of Love, Remembrance, The Invitation, and Sweet Liar tells the story of Kady Ling, a celebrated

The Run Of His Life by Jeffrey Toobin

The Run Of His Life

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The inspiration for the first season of American Crime Story on FX, starring Cuba Gooding, Jr.,

My Many Colored Days by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher

My Many Colored Days

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Dr. Seuss's youngest concept book is now available in a sturdy board book for his youngest fans! All of the stunning illustrations and imaginative type designs of Steve Johnson and Lou

Slouching Towards Gomorrah by Robert H. Bork

Slouching Towards Gomorrah

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In this New York Times bestselling book, Robert H. Bork, our country's most distinguished conservative scholar, offers a prophetic and unprecedented view of a culture in decline, a nation in such

Executive Orders by Tom Clancy

Executive Orders

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The President is dead--and the weight, literally, of the world falls on Jack Ryan's shoulders, in Tom Clancy's newest and most extraordinary novel.I don't know what to do.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fin Fin on Teo, the Magic Planet

Fin Fin on Teo, the Magic Planet

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Pet-raising simulation

Disney's Pocahontas

Disney's Pocahontas

Platform: Sega Genesis, Game Boy

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: NA Disney Interactive; EU Sega

Crazy Drake

Crazy Drake

Platform: DOS, PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: One Reality, eGames

Bubsy 3D

Bubsy 3D

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Accolade

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Time Warner


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