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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 Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot by Al Franken was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Profit. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara or BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Fear

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen

Country: United States

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James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite

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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Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen

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

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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What the sky looked like on 8 April 1996

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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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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.

Magazine Covers

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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
See all Football game results of 8 April 1996
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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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

Books

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

Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot

By: Al Franken

In the grand satirical tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain comes...Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot, and Other Observations...a scathing--but uncompromisingly fair--look at America's largest talk show host and the rest of the Republican right. Penned

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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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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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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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Videogames

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

Clandestiny

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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