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Monday 8 April 1996

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 8, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie, directed by Jim Mallon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Rants by Dennis Miller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Recovery. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara or BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge.
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What the sky looked like on 8 April 1996

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

Directed by: Jim Mallon

Starring: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

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Directed by: Jan Troell

Starring: Max von Sydow, Ghita Nørby, Anette Hoff, Gard B. Eidsvold

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Mrs. Winterbourne

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Ricki Lake, Brendan Fraser, Miguel Sandoval

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The Quest

Directed by: Jean-Claude Van Damme

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Roger Moore, James Remar, Janet Gunn

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Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy

Directed by: Kelly Makin

Starring: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

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TV Series

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Directed by: Marcus Scott

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The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

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Directed by: Eugene Martin

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Long Vacation


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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 April 1996 ?

  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bruce Seldon TKOs Tony Tucker in 7 to win vacated WBA boxing title.

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Sport Games on 8 April 1996

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Indiana Pacers : 95 - 97
  • Charlotte Hornets - Chicago Bulls : 98 - 97
  • Dallas Mavericks - Golden State Warriors : 104 - 102
  • Miami Heat - Washington Bullets : 99 - 111
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Lubeck - Duisburg : 2 - 1
  • Unterhaching - Mannheim : 3 - 1
  • Zwickau - Bielefeld : 1 - 3
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Lens - Monaco : 2 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Derby - Tranmere : 6 - 2
  • Grimsby - Ipswich : 3 - 1
  • Norwich - Huddersfield : 2 - 0
  • Portsmouth - Sheffield United : 1 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 08, 1996 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1996 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley
  2. All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...") - Joe
  3. Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
  4. D'Angelo - Lady
  5. Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
  6. Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw - Busta Rhymes
  7. LL Cool J - Doin It
  8. Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Brandy
  9. Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans
  10. A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (From "A Thin Line...") - H-Town
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cristian - Amor
  2. La Mafia - Un Millon De Rosas
  3. Experiencia Religiosa - Enrique Iglesias
  4. Shakira - Estoy Aqui
  5. Animal - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  6. De Repente - Soraya
  7. La Tropa F - Juan Sabor
  8. Una Noche Mas - Liberacion
  9. Me Asusta Pero Me Gusta - Ana Barbara
  10. Tu No Tienes Corazon - La Diferenzia


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

The Rants

By: Dennis Miller

Now, I don't want to get off on a rant here The New York Times called Dennis Miller's The Rants "a pleasing mix of profanity and wit...that

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Absolute Power

By: David Baldacci

In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping Luther Whitney, a career break-in artist, behind a secret wall.

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Montana Sky

By: Nora Roberts

When Jack Mercy died, he left behind a ranch worth nearly twenty million dollars. Now his three daughters—each born of a different marriage, and each unknown by the others—are gathered to

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In Contempt

By: Christopher Darden with Jess Walter

Offers a personal perspective on the O.J. Simpson trial and shares the author's observations on legal strategy, racial issues, and the principal lawyers, officials, and witnesses involved in the case

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BVE TrainSim

BVE TrainSim

Platform: Windows 95 Windows 98 Windows ME Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows Vista (With .dll add ons & BVE 5) Windows 7 (With .dll add ons/Windows XP Mode/VMLite XP Mode & BVE 5) Windows 8 (With .dll add ons)

Genre: Train simulator

Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara

Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up, action role-playing video game

Publisher: Capcom


Platform: Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Virgin Games

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BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge

BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge

Platform: Satellaview

Publisher: Nintendo

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, Game Boy Advance, Palm OS, Windows Mobile

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: EU SCEE; NA THQ

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Mulholland Falls

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Pete's Dragon

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Studio: VHS release; part of the MGM/UA Family Entertainment Collection

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