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Sunday 6 October 1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Underground, directed by Emir Kusturica, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Burning Man by Phillip Margolin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Chaos Engine 2 or The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga.
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 ?

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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The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Underground

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Miki Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic

Country: United States

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The Long Kiss Goodnight

Directed by: Renny Harlin

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

Country: United States

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Bound

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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That Thing You Do!

Directed by: Tom Hanks

Starring: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Swingers

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Heather Graham, Jon Favreau

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1996 ?

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
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Martyn Taylor: Teacher / campaigner, dies at 57.
  • Ted Bessell: Director / actor (That Girl), dies of an aneurism at 61.
Facts:
  • 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
  • The government of New Zealand agrees to pay $130 million dollars worth of compensation for the loss of land suffered by the Māori population between the years of 1844 and 1864.

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Sport Games on 6 October 1996

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
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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 6 October 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
See all Football game results of 6 October 1996

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Books

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

The Burning Man

By: Phillip Margolin

From bestselling author Phillip Margolin, a fast-paced legal thriller packed with page-turning suspense.Peter Hale is a young attorney struggling to make his own mark in his father's venerable law firm when

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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Undaunted Courage

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

From the bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one

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Dirt

By: Stuart Woods

Feared and loathed for her poison pen and ice queen persona, Amanda Dart has made her share of enemies. Then the tables are turned.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Chaos Engine 2

The Chaos Engine 2

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Renegade Software (UK), Time Warner Interactive (US)

CyberGladiators

CyberGladiators

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Avara

Avara

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

Cool Boarders

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: JP UEP Systems; NA SCEA; EU SCEE; JP Studio Zan (PSN)

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The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga

The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga

Platform: PlayStation Saturn MS-DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Marvel Comics


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