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Monday 8 January 1996

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, directed by Paris Barclay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adam and Joe Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frantic Flea or Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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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Satellite City

Starring: Boyd Clack, Islwyn Morris, Michael Neill, Ri Richards

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

It's a Mystery

Starring: Barry Lee-Thomas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kitchen

Starring: Jacques Pepin, Claudine Pepin

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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

Country: United States

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Dead Man Walking

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky

Country: United States

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Twelve Monkeys

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Four Rooms

Directed by: Allison Anders

Starring: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval

Country: United States

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Heat

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Abigail Voska: American homicide, a victim of domestic violence, this young girl and her mother were allegedly stabbed to death by her father on October 21, 2004 early in the morning at their Hingham, MA home.
  • Nick Cincotta: Rapper.
  • Khylin Rhambo: TV Actor.
  • Orkun Isitmak: YouTube Star.
See other famous people born on 08 January
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Blizzard buries eastern US causing at least 50 deaths
  • For 1st time in 25 years no one is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • An Antonov 32 cargo turboprop powered plane crashes into the central market in Kinshasa, Zaire killing more than 350 people.

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Sport Games on 8 January 1996

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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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Chicken Soup for the Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

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.

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The Christmas Box

By: Richard Paul Evans

A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

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Miss America

By: Howard Stern

With chapters about his ongoing battle with the FCC and his legendary campaign for the governorship of the State of New York, Howard Stern's Miss America covers some of the biggest news stories of the decade, from the Atlantic City ...

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The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book

By: Bill Watterson

Celebrating ten years of their crazy antics, author of the Calvin and Hobbes comic, Bill Watterson, invites readers to look back at the first ten years--featuring Watterson’s insights and classic comics."Watterson

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

2Xtreme

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America

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Blood & Magic

Platform: DOS, Windows 95

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Interplay

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Crash Bandicoot

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Frantic Flea

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: GameTek

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Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire

Platform: Nintendo 64 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo (N64) LucasArts (PC)

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