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Monday 8 April 1996

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. 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. James and the Giant Peach, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Longitude by Dava Sobel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Profit. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bot Soccer or Digital Pinball: Necronomicon.
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 ?

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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Kitchen

Starring: Jacques Pepin, Claudine Pepin

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Primal Fear

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton

Country: United States

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The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 April 1996 ?

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

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Sport Games on 8 April 1996

NBA
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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Split image-illustration for TIME by Anita Kunz; photograph for TIME by Gregory Heisler.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9529
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.321

Books

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

Longitude

By: Dava Sobel

Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day-and had been for centuries.

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Egg Monsters From Mars

By: R.L. Stine

Disgusted by his bratty kid sister's demand for an egg hunt as part of a birthday celebration, Dana Johnson is amazed when he finds a football-sized, purple-veined egg that hatches a terrifying surprise.

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Five Days In Paris

By: Danielle Steel

As president of a major pharmaceutical empire, Peter Haskell has everything. Power, position, a career and a family, which mean everything to him, and for which he has sacrificed a great

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Tetris Plus

Platform: Arcade Game Boy PlayStation Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Bulletproof Software Jaleco Nintendo

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Bot Soccer

Bot Soccer

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Expert Software

Corpse Party

Platform: NEC PC-9801; Microsoft Windows; PlayStation Portable; PlayStation Vita; iOS; Nintendo 3DS

Publisher: Kenix Soft (1996); Team GrisGris (2008); 5pb. (2010–present); Marvelous USA (2011–present); GrindHouse (2013–present)

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Digital Pinball: Necronomicon

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Pinball

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Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!

Platform: SNES Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

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