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Wednesday 10 August 1994

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bernardo Silva and Cody Owen. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, directed by Stephan Elliott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994 while Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vacant Lot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armored Warriors or Alpine Racer.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Directed by: Stephan Elliott

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler

Country: United States

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The Little Rascals

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Travis Tedford, Bug Hall, Brittany Ashton Holmes

Country: United States

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Clear and Present Danger

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer

Country: United States

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The Mask

Directed by: Charles Russell

Starring: Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Riegert

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Vacant Lot

Starring: Rob Gfroerer, Vito Viscomi, Nick McKinney, Paul Greenberg

Country: Canada

The Human Animal

Starring: Desmond Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Floyd on Italy

Starring: Keith Floyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ningen Shikkaku: Tatoeba bokuga shindara

Starring: Hidekazu Akai

Country: Japan

El vuelo del águila

Starring: Manuel Ojeda, Jacqueline Andere, Humberto Zurita, Patricia Reyes Spíndola

Country: Mexico

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1994 ?

  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
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Famous Deaths:
  • Last British troops leave Hong Kong (been there since September 1841)

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

  • Time: Parody of Grant Wood's painting American Gothic showing subjects with various ''hip'' accoutrements.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9444
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.234


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

Embraced By The Light

By: Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

Embraced by the Light is an Eadie and Taylor book in which Betty Eadie narrates her near-death experience and the events that followed.

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The Client

By: John Grisham

In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to the curb...Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chance encounter with a suicidal lawyer left ...

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Undue Influence

By: Steve Martini

Defense attorney Paul Madriani is mired in a complex web of intrigue and murder when the sister of his late wife, embroiled in a bitter custody battle with her former husband,

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In the Kitchen With Rosie

By: Rosie Dale

Cookbook with 50 recipes that helped Oprah lose weight. (H, Knopf)

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dungeon Magic / Light Bringer

Dungeon Magic / Light Bringer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat'em up

Publisher: Taito

Armored Warriors

Armored Warriors

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Coca-Cola Kid

Coca-Cola Kid

Platform: Game Gear

Genre: Platform Action

Publisher: Sega

Ace Driver

Ace Driver

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Namco

Alpine Racer

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Namco

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