Monday January 08, 1996

US date format: 1/8/1996, UK date format: 8/1/1996

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Abigail Voska and Nick Cincotta. In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Copycat. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chex Quest or Dragon Force.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.

Events

  • Blizzard buries eastern US causing at least 50 deaths
  • An Antonov 32 cargo turboprop powered plane crashes into the central market in Kinshasa, Zaire killing more than 350 people.

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Movies

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From Dusk Till Dawn

From Dusk Till Dawn

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis, Quentin Tarantino

Country: United States of America

Hard Eight

Hard Eight

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson

I Shot Andy Warhol

I Shot Andy Warhol

Directed by: Mary Harron

Starring: Lili Taylor, Jared Harris, Martha Plimpton, Lothaire Bluteau

God's Lonely Man

God's Lonely Man

Directed by: Francis von Zerneck

Starring: Michael Wyle, Jamie Walters, Kyle Kelley, Justine Bateman

Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Tracey Cherelle Jones

Country: United States of America

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NBA

American Basketball
  • Miami Heat - Utah Jazz : 92 - 94
  • Washington Bullets - Cleveland Cavaliers : 91 - 109
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Hibernian - Aberdeen : 1 - 2
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TV Series

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Copycat

Copycat

Directed by: Jon Amiel

Kicking & Screaming

Kicking & Screaming

Directed by: nbcu

Goosebumps

Goosebumps

Directed by: Rob Letterman

Shooting Gallery

Shooting Gallery

Directed by: Keoni Waxman

The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line

Directed by: Errol Morris

Days to next January 08

If January 08, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 18 days.
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Books

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The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan

The Hundred Secret Senses

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The "wisest and most captivating novel" (Boston Globe) from the author of the bestselling The Valley of AmazementSet in San Francisco and in a remote village of Southwestern China, Amy Tan's

The Island Of The Day Before by Umberto Eco

The Island Of The Day Before

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In 1643 a castaway comes upon an abandoned ship anchored off a desert island. As he explores the vessel’s mysterious cargo, he revisits the events of his tempestuous youth-and limns his era’s obsession with science and navigation.

Hide & Seek by James Patterson

Hide & Seek

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Will be shipped from US. Brand new copy.

Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice

Memnoch the Devil

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"STARTLING . . . FIENDISH . . . MEMNOCH'S TALE IS COMPELLING."--New York Daily News"Like Interview with the Vampire, Memnoch has a half-maddened, fever-pitch intensity. .

Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

Chicken Soup for the Soul

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In this book of 101 inspirational stories, contributors share their personal angel experiences of faith, miracles, and answered prayers, which will amaze and inspire you.Celestial, otherworldly, heavenly.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Arena: Maze of Death

Arena: Maze of Death

Platform: Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

Chex Quest

Chex Quest

Platform: MS-DOS Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Digital Café

Amber: Journeys Beyond

Amber: Journeys Beyond

Platform: Mac OS System 7, Windows 95

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Hue Forest Entertainment (1996) (mail order) Cendant Software (199?) Changeling (199?) Graphic Simulations Corporation (199?)

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Time Warner

Dragon Force

Dragon Force

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: NA Working Designs


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