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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 And This Too Shall Pass by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Recovery. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge or Bugs Bunny in Double Trouble.
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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 songs in the USA
  1. Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
  2. Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
  3. Nobody Knows - Tony Rich Project
  4. Alanis Morissette - Ironic
  5. Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - R. Kelly
  6. Sittin' Up In My Room - Brandy
  7. 1,2,3,4 (Sumptin' New) - Coolio
  8. Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
  9. Doin' It - LL Cool J
  10. Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
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. Doin It - LL Cool J
  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
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
  2. Firestarter - The Prodigy
  3. Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit - Gina G
  4. Mark Snow - The X-Files
  5. Robert Miles - Children


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

And This Too Shall Pass

By: E. Lynn Harris

A stellar quarterback, an ambitious sportscaster. What happens when rising stars collide?In And This Too Shall Pass, Harris takes us into the locker rooms and newsrooms of Chicago, where four

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The Celestine Prophecy

By: James Redfield

THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

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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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The Horse Whisperer

By: Nicholas Evans

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bugs Bunny in Double Trouble

Platform: Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Platform

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Firo & Klawd

Firo & Klawd

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: BMG

Deadly Rooms of Death (Webfoot)

Deadly Rooms of Death (Webfoot)

Platform: Windows, Linux, Mac OS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Webfoot Technologies

Alpine Racer 2

Alpine Racer 2

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Namco

BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge

BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge

Platform: Satellaview

Publisher: Nintendo

Home videos

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Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release

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Get Shorty

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Five Weeks in a Balloon

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Last of the Dogmen

Studio: HBO Home Video

Format: VHS release

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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

Studio: Dimension

Format: VHS release

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