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Saturday May 11, 1996

US date format: 5/11/1996, UK date format: 11/5/1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 11, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gio Volpe . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Breaking the Waves, directed by Lars von Trier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hum Dono. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Savior or Blazing Dragons.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Breaking the Waves

Directed by: Lars von Trier

Starring: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr

Country: United States

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Kansas City

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson, Harry Belafonte, Michael Murphy

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Directed by: Patrice Leconte

Starring: Charles Berling, Jean Rochefort, Fanny Ardant, Judith Godrèche

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The Van

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Colm Meaney, Donal O'Kelly, Ger Ryan, Caroline Rothwell

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Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes, Jami Gertz

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

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Tattoon Master

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Directed by: Marcus Scott

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The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

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Written by: Dave Sheridan

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 May 1996 ?

  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Valujet DC-9 crashes in Miami, 109 die
  • Florida Marlins' pitcher Al Leiter no hits Colorado Rockies, 11-0.
  • After the aircraft's departure from Miami, Florida, a fire started by improperly handled oxygen canisters in the cargo hold of Atlanta-bound ValuJet Flight 592 causes the Douglas DC-9 to crash in the Florida Everglades killing all 110 on board.
  • The 1996 Mount Everest disaster: on a single day eight people die during summit attempts on Mount Everest .

Sport Games on 11 May 1996

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - New York Knicks : 99 - 102
  • San Antonio Spurs - Utah Jazz : 75 - 105
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 2
  • FC Koln - Werder Bremen : 1 - 2
  • Freiburg - Leverkusen : 2 - 1
  • Hamburg - Stuttgart : 3 - 0
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Nice : 1 - 2
  • Bordeaux - Paris SG : 2 - 2
  • Cannes - Lens : 5 - 2
  • Gueugnon - Rennes : 1 - 0
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Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • Edessaikos - Ionikos : 0 - 1
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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads
  2. SWV - You're The One
  3. Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
  4. All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...") - Joe
  5. Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley
  6. Keep On, Keepin' On (From "Sunset Park") - MC Lyte Featuring Xscape
  7. D'Angelo - Lady
  8. Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans
  9. A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (From "A Thin Line...") - H-Town
  10. Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. El Circo - Los Tigres del Norte
  2. Basta Ya! - Olga Tanon
  3. Shakira - Estoy Aqui
  4. Amarte A Ti - Cristian
  5. De Repente - Soraya
  6. Puedes Llegar - Voces Unidas
  7. Experiencia Religiosa - Enrique Iglesias
  8. Te Aprovechas - Limite
  9. La Mafia - Un Millon De Rosas
  10. Una Noche Mas - Liberacion
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. George Michael - Fastlove
  2. Gina G - Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit
  3. Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
  4. Suggs & Louchie Lou / Michie One - Cecilia
  5. Move Move Move (The Red Tribe) - 1996 Manchester United FA Cup Squad


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

Simple Abundance

By: Sarah Ban Breathnach

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROver 7 million copies sold in 30 languages!Simple Abundance is a book of evocative essays - one for every day of the year - for women who wish to live by their own lights.

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Hitler'S Willing Executioners

By: Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

A work of the utmost importance--as authoritative as it is explosive--Hitler's Willing Executioners will fundamentally change our perception of the Holocaust and of Germany in the Nazi period.

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I Was Amelia Earhart

By: Jane Mendelsohn

In this brilliantly imagined novel, Amelia Earhart tells us what happened after she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared off the coast of New Guinea one glorious, windy day in 1937.

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A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

Stories may be the most powerful teaching tool available to us, especially when the lessons being taught are love, necessary losses, respect and values.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: DOS, Mac OS, Acorn Archimedes, AmigaOS, AmigaOS 4, iOS, Linux

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: NA Electronic Arts; EU Origin Systems

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Dark Savior

Dark Savior

Platform: Saturn

Genre: Platformer Puzzle Adventure Fighting

Publisher: Sega

Brian Lara Cricket '96

Brian Lara Cricket '96

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Microsoft Windows Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters

Blazing Dragons

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Crystal Dynamics

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Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean

Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: RPG

Publisher: JP Sunsoft; NA Working Designs

Home videos

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


Studio: VHS release; part of the Universal Western Collection

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Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain

Studio: Universal Pictures

Format: VHS release

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The Incredible Journey

Studio: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Pictures Presents Collection

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Vampire in Brooklyn

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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