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Sunday 8 May 1994

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Priscilla Diaz and Sam Dekker. In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Sign by Ace Of Base. In UK Come On You Reds by Manchester United Football Squad was in the top 5 hits. The Crow, directed by Alex Proyas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994 while The Courtship Of Princess Leia by Dave Wolverton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Breaking News. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Detroit or Crusader of Centy.
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TV Series

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

Cardiac Arrest

Written by: Jed Mercurio

Starring: Andrew Lancel, Helen Baxendale, Ace Bhatti, Jonathan Dow

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Rosalie Williams, Edward Hardwicke, Charles Gray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Ferguson Theory

Starring: Craig Ferguson, Juliette Gilmour, Molly Innes, Jonathan Kydd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Day Today

Starring: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Globe Trekker

Starring: Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Megan McCormick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Crow

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Brandon Lee, Michael Wincott, Rochelle Davis

Country: United States

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Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy

Country: United States

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The Hudsucker Proxy

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Tim Robbins, Paul Newman, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Country: United States

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Four Weddings and a Funeral

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, James Fleet

Country: United States

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Reality Bites

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1994 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Steven Keats: Actor (Death Wish), dies of apparent suicide at 48.
  • Cobina W "Coby" Molenaar: peace activist, dies at age 88.
  • Rupert Haselden: journalist/screenwriter, dies at age 36.
  • George Peppard: American film and TV series actor who made a total of 25 films, famed for "Breakfast at Tiffany's," 1961 and the "Carpetbaggers," 1964.
Facts:
  • Rise & Fall of Little Voice closes at Neil Simon NYC after 9 performances
  • 500th commentary by Andy Rooney on 60 Minutes
  • Jose Maria Figueres becomes President of Costa Rica
  • President Clinton announces US will no longer repatriate boat people
  • Colorado Silver Bullets (all-female pro baseball team) first game.

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Sport Games on 8 May 1994

NBA
American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - New York Knicks : 86 - 90
  • Miami Heat - Atlanta Hawks : 91 - 102
  • Phoenix Suns - Houston Rockets : 91 - 87
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Osasuna : 4 - 0
  • Lerida - Ath Madrid : 0 - 1
  • Logrones - La Coruna : 0 - 2
  • Real Madrid - Barcelona : 0 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bolton - Barnsley : 2 - 3
  • Bristol City - Peterboro : 4 - 1
  • Charlton - Middlesbrough : 2 - 5
  • Crystal Palace - Watford : 0 - 2
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Man United - Coventry : 0 - 0
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1994?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.221
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard Nixon -- May 2, 1994
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9430

Books

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

The Courtship Of Princess Leia

By: Dave Wolverton

Seeking rich, powerful allies to bring into the Rebel Alliance and a new home planet for the refugees of her native Alderaan, Princess Leia considers a proposal that could tip the balance of power against

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The Hidden Life Of Dogs

By: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

Long before the Dog Whisperer, anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas revealed to readers the nature of pack dynamics, leading to a completely new understanding of dogs and their desires. In

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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How We Die

By: Sherwin B. Nuland

New Edition: With a new chapter addressing contemporary issues in end-of-life careA runaway bestseller and National Book Award winner, Sherwin Nuland's How We Die has become the definitive text on perhaps

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Astonishia Story

Platform: MS-DOS, GP32, Microsoft Windows, Mobile phone, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: SK Sonnori; JP Sega; NA / EU Ubisoft

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CyClones

Platform: DOS

Genre: first-person shooter

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc

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Detroit

Platform: DOS Amiga

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Choplifter III

Platform: Game Boy,[3] Game Gear,[4] Super NES

Genre: Shoot 'em up, Strategy

Publisher: Ocean, Extreme Entertainment Group, Victor Interactive Software

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Crusader of Centy

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: NA Atlus

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