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Sunday August 11, 1996

US date format: 8/11/1996, UK date format: 11/8/1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 11, 1996). 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 The Awakening Heart by Betty J. Eadie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Safe and Sound. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Arena Nitoshinden or DeathDrome.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Tin Cup

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson, Cheech Marin

Country: United States

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She's the One

Directed by: Edward Burns

Starring: Edward Burns, Jennifer Aniston, John Mahoney, Michael McGlone

Country: United States

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The Fan

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes, Ellen Barkin, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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Directed by: Julian Schnabel

Starring: Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro, Claire Forlani

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Brilliant Lies

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Gia Carides, Anthony LaPaglia, Zoe Carides, Ray Barrett

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TV Series

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

Safe and Sound

Directed by: Clark Davis

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

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Directed by: Not specifed

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Mensch, Pia!

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 August 1996 ?

  • 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
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Famous Deaths:
  • Thousand Clowns, closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 32 performs
  • 78th PGA Championship: Mark Brooks shoots a 277 at Vallhalla Golf Club - Kentucky

Sport Games on 11 August 1996

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Harelbeke - Germinal : 2 - 3
  • Lierse - Club Brugge : 2 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Troyes - St Etienne : 0 - 2
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Rennes : 2 - 0
  • Bordeaux - Le Havre : 1 - 0
  • Caen - Lens : 0 - 2
  • Guingamp - Montpellier : 0 - 0
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Football (Turkey)
  • Ankaragucu - Zeytinburnu : 4 - 1
  • Bursaspor - Besiktas : 2 - 0
  • Fenerbahce - Samsunspor : 4 - 1
  • Genclerbirligi - Dardanelspor : 1 - 1
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Planetary positions on August 11, 1996 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Que Pena Me Das - Marco Antonio Solis
  2. Mejores Que Ella - La Mafia
  3. El Reportero - Los Tigres del Norte
  4. Me Subes, Me Bajas, Me Subes - Olga Tanon
  5. No Puedo Arrancarte De Mi - Cristian
  6. No Te Vayas - Intocable
  7. Amor En Tus Ojos - Soraya
  8. Suena - Luis Miguel
  9. No Llores Por Mi - Enrique Iglesias
  10. Traicion A La Mexicana - Bronco: El Gigante De America


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

The Awakening Heart

By: Betty J. Eadie

Betty J. Eadie's unforgettable bestseller Embraced by the Light described the inspiring story of her near-death experience and its life-changing effects, and influenced the lives of millions of readers worldwide.

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By: Vincent Bugliosi

“Provocative and entertaining. ... A powerful and damning diatribe on Simpson’s acquittal.”―People Here is the account of the O. J. Simpson case that no one dared to write, that no one

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Cadillac Jukebox

By: James Lee Burke

No one was surprised when Aaron Crown was arrested for the decades-old murder of the most famous black civil rights leader in Louisiana.

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Lily White

By: Susan Isaacs

Meet Lily White, Long Island criminal defense lawyer. Smart, savvy, and down-to-earth, Lee can spot a phony the way her haughty mother can spot an Armani.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Viacom New Media

Bugs Bunny in Double Trouble

Platform: Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Platform

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Darby the Dragon

Darby the Dragon

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund

Battle Arena Nitoshinden

Battle Arena Nitoshinden

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Takara

A-10 Cuba!

A-10 Cuba!

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

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

Now and Forever

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Empire Records

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Here Comes Cookie

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Toy Story

Studio: Disney/

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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