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Sunday 11 August 1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Tin Cup, directed by Ron Shelton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while How to Kill a Monster by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leaving Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Drowned God: Conspiracy of the Ages or Radical Dreamers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Leaving Home

Starring: Oliver Knussen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Daily Show

Written by: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg

Starring: Jon Stewart

Country: United States

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Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Buzzkill

Written by: Dave Sheridan

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Tin Cup

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson

Country: United States

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The Fan

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes, Ellen Barkin

Country: United States

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Matilda

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson

Country: United States

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Kingpin

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Bill Murray

Country: United States

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A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 August 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Thousand Clowns, closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 32 performs
  • 78th PGA Championship: Mark Brooks shoots a 277 at Vallhalla Golf Club - Kentucky

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1996?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.339
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11228
  • Time: (L) Kerri Strug carried by coach Bela Karolyi by Doug Pensinger-Allsport. (R) Wounded Atlanta bombin

Books

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

How to Kill a Monster

By: R.L. Stine

Hating to stay with their deaf grandfather and baking-crazed grandmother, Gretchen and her stepbrother, Clark, fear the strange growling noises that they hear coming from the room on the second floor.

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A Time to Kill

By: John Grisham

Don’t miss a sneak peek of Sycamore Row, John Grisham’s new novel inspired by A Time to Kill, in the back of the book.The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men.

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Cause of Death

By: Patricia Cornwell

Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a ship graveyard to recover the very human remains of Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter. Together with her niece Lucy and police captain Pete Marino, Scarpetta will follow the scents of ...

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Unlimited Access

By: Gary Aldrich

Gary Aldrich was an FBI agent closing out his career with a stint at the White House. What should have been a peaceful exit left him shaken.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dark Sun Online: Crimson Sands

Dark Sun Online: Crimson Sands

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. Total Entertainment Network

Angel Devoid: Face of the Enemy

Angel Devoid: Face of the Enemy

Platform: DOS, Macintosh, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Drowned God: Conspiracy of the Ages

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Inscape

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Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Tactical RPG

Publisher: Nintendo

Radical Dreamers

Radical Dreamers

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Square


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