Thursday July 11, 1996

US date format: 7/11/1996, UK date format: 11/7/1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Alessia Cara and Adelina Sotnikova. In that special week of July people in US were listening to How Do U Want It by 2 Pac. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. The Frighteners, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Outrage by Vincent Bugliosi was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mensch, Pia!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Batman Forever: The Arcade Game or Dragon Force.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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Events

  • Legislation is introduced in Congress to propose the 50 States Coin Program.
  • Arrest warrants are issued for Bosnian Serb war criminals Radovan Karadžić and Ratko Mladić by the Russell Tribunal in The Hague.

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Movies

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The Frighteners

The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin

Country: United States of America

Fled

Fled

Directed by: Kevin Hooks

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Stephen Baldwin, Will Patton, Robert John Burke

Kazaam

Kazaam

Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser

Starring: Shaquille O'Neal, Francis Capra, Ally Walker, James Acheson

Village of Dreams

Village of Dreams

Directed by: Yôichi Higashi

Starring: Mieko Harada, Keigo Matsuyama, Shogo Matsuyama, Kyôzô Nagatsuka

Courage Under Fire

Courage Under Fire

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Mensch, Pia!

Mensch, Pia!

Hum Dono

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

Tattoon Master

Tattoon Master

Recovery

Recovery

Directed by: Marcus Scott

Kenan & Kel

Kenan & Kel

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Outrage by Vincent Bugliosi

Outrage

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“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

Accordion Crimes by E. Annie Proulx

Accordion Crimes

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Hardcover, first UK edition 1996 - 381 pages

Drink With The Devil by Jack Higgins

Drink With The Devil

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With the peace process breaking down in Ireland, former IRA terrorist Sean Dillon plays a deadly cat-and-mouse game with sinister forces as he races against time to recover a vast fortune

The Choice by Bob Woodward

The Choice

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The Choice is Bob Woodward's classic story of the quest for power, focusing on the 1996 presidential campaign as a case study of money, public opinion polling, attack advertising, handlers, consultants,

The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams

The Dilbert Principle

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The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

X-Men: Mojo World

X-Men: Mojo World

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

Batman Forever: The Arcade Game

Batman Forever: The Arcade Game

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Acclaim Japan

Alien Trilogy

Alien Trilogy

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, MS-DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Time Warner

Dragon Force

Dragon Force

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: NA Working Designs


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