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Tuesday 8 August 1995

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alexia Raye and Setosorcerer . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Waterfalls by TLC. In UK Never Forget by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Babe, directed by Chris Noonan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while The Rainmaker by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Clinic. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apache or Endorfun.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Chris Noonan

Starring: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh

Country: United States

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Directed by: Larry Clark

Starring: Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chlo Sevigny

Country: United States

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Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Kevin Costner, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States

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Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy

Country: United States

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Judge Dredd

Directed by: Danny Cannon

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Armand Assante, Rob Schneider

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Clinic

Starring: Danielle Abastado, Emanuel Arruda, Tom Burke, Joe Frank

Country: United States

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Toini ja Heikki Haaman Show

Starring: Jukka Rasila

Country: Finland


Starring: Jonathan Booth

Country: Canada

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The Friday Night Armistice

Starring: Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham, David Schneider, Danny Erskine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Rock Family Trees

Starring: John Peel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1995 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jeff King of Pirates is 16th NL player to HR twice in one inning

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Sport Games on 8 August 1995

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Hannover - Duisburg : 2 - 2
  • Hertha - Unterhaching : 1 - 0
  • Lubeck - Mainz : 3 - 0
  • Meppen - CZ Jena : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1995?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cultural Funding -- Aug. 7, 1995
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9495
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.286


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

The Rainmaker

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

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Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes

By: R.L. Stine

Get Goosebumps with the startling repackage of a best selling classic. Now with bonus materials!Two pink flamingos. A whole family of plaster skunks. Joe Burton's dad loves those tacky lawn ornaments.

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New Passages

By: Gail Sheehy

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Millions of readers literally defined their lives through Gail Sheehy's landmark bestseller Passages. Seven years ago she set out to write a sequel, but instead

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Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

By: James Finn Garner

In a collection guaranteed to provoke both laughter and thought, 14 timeless fairy tales are revisited and reworked to become relevant fables for more modern times.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: MS-DOS, Windows

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Digital Integration

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Arcade Classic 4: Defender/Joust

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo

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Australian Rugby League

Australian Rugby League

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Sports (Rugby league)

Publisher: EA Sports

Bermuda Syndrome

Bermuda Syndrome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Cinematic platformer

Publisher: BMG Interactive Entertainment


Platform: PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Time Warner Interactive

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