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Friday 8 March 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include HoodiePanda and Lorna Fitzgerald. In that special week of March people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits. Prisoner of the Mountains, directed by Sergei Bodrov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Genewars or Beggar Prince.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Prisoner of the Mountains

Directed by: Sergei Bodrov

Starring: Oleg Menshikov, Sergey Bodrov, Susanna Mekhraliyeva, Jemal Sikharulidze

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Executive Decision

Directed by: Stuart Baird

Starring: Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, John Leguizamo

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White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild

Directed by: Terence H. Winkless

Starring: Elizabeth Berkley, Ele Keats, Jeremy London, Corin Nemec

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The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States

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Directed by: Bartabas

Starring: Spartak Fedotov, Igor Gotsmanov

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TV Series

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

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

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Directed by: Eugene Martin

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Vater wider Willen

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Starring: Francisco Reyes, Ángela Contreras, Álvaro Rudolphy, Héctor Noguera

Country: Chile

Dalziel and Pascoe

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 March 1996 ?

  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
  • Saint Humfried of Terwaan
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Famous Deaths:
  • The People's Republic of China begins surface-to-surface missile testing and military exercises off Taiwanese coastal areas. The United States government condemns the act as provocation, and the Taiwanese government warns of retaliation.

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Sport Games on 8 March 1996

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Orlando Magic : 112 - 117
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Boston Celtics : 96 - 91
  • Houston Rockets - Utah Jazz : 89 - 109
  • Indiana Pacers - Vancouver Grizzlies : 94 - 80
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hamburg - Dusseldorf : 4 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Stuttgart : 0 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Hertha - CZ Jena : 2 - 4
  • Wattenscheid - Mannheim : 0 - 0
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Football (Netherlands)
  • Waalwijk - PSV Eindhoven : 1 - 3
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1996 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley
  2. Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Mary J. Blige
  3. Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Brandy
  4. All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...") - Joe
  5. D'Angelo - Lady
  6. Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
  7. Total - No One Else
  8. Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
  9. Can't Hang/Do You Want To - Xscape Featuring MC Lyte
  10. Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cristian - Amor
  2. La Mafia - Un Millon De Rosas
  3. Experiencia Religiosa - Enrique Iglesias
  4. La Tropa F - Juan Sabor
  5. Marco Antonio Solis y Los Bukis - Por Amor A Mi Pueblo
  6. Me Asusta Pero Me Gusta - Ana Barbara
  7. Animal - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  8. Pete Astudillo - Como Te Extrano
  9. Hay Que Poner El Alma - Victor Manuelle
  10. Amaneci En Tus Brazos - Luis Miguel


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

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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That Camden Summer

By: LaVyrle Spencer

LaVyrle Spencer, known for her "heartrending slices of Americana" writes of how love can be more special the second time around...

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Miss America

By: Howard Stern

Shock-jock radio host Howard Stern (Private Parts) shares his own offbeat, outrageous views and offensive observations on life, the world, modern American society—and more—in the massive #1 New York Times bestseller Miss America.

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

By: John Gra

Subtitle: ?€œThe Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex?€?. (H, HarperCollins)

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Platform: Windows, DOS

Genre: RTS

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Steam Android iOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Digital Pinball: Necronomicon

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Pinball

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Beggar Prince

Beggar Prince

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis PC

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: C&E Inc. Super Fighter Team

Resident Evil

Platform: Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, GameCube, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 64, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Sega Saturn, Wii, Wii U, Xbo

Genre: Survival horror Third-person shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Scarlet Letter

Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS release

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Mr. Holland's Opus

Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS release

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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

Studio: Dimension

Format: VHS release

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Mulholland Falls

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Going My Way

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