Friday October 11, 1996

US date format: 10/11/1996, UK date format: 11/10/1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Unlimited Access by Gary Aldrich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga or Back Street Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 11, 1996?


Events

  • Ford buys rights to named Detroit domed stadium for $40 million
  • Pala accident: a wood lorry and school bus collide in Jogeva county, Estonia, killing eight children.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Steve Coogan, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Antony Sher

Milk & Money

Milk & Money

Directed by: Michael Bergmann

Starring: Robert Petkoff, Harsh Nayyar, Sarah Winkler, Denise Faye

Dark Breed

Dark Breed

Directed by: Richard Pepin

Starring: Jack Scalia, Cindy Ambuehl, Jonathan Banks, Gregg Brazzel

The Ghost and the Darkness

The Ghost and the Darkness

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Michael Douglas, Val Kilmer, Tom Wilkinson, John Kani

SubUrbia

SubUrbia

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Giovanni Ribisi, Steve Zahn, Jayce Bartok, Amie Carey

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 11, 1996?
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Sport Games on October 11, 1996

Sport Games on October 11, 1996


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - M'gladbach : 1 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - St Pauli : 4 - 2
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Essen - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 4
  • Wolfsburg - Mannheim : 1 - 1
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Norwich - Ipswich : 3 - 1
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol City - York : 2 - 0
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dark Skies

Dark Skies

Directed by: Scott Stewart

Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound

Directed by: Clark Davis

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: Marilyn Monroe
  • Time: Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn and Bette Midler, starring in 'The First Wive's Club' from Paramount Pictu
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9555
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.348
  • Wired: Wired - October, 1996

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Law Of Love by Laura Esquivel

The Law Of Love

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/ESQUIVEL LAURA/ The intensely anticipated new novel from the author of the international bestseller Like Water for Chocolate tells a cosmic love story, a Mexican Midsummer Night's Dream that stretches from

Jack And Jill by James Patterson

Jack And Jill

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A pair of ice-cold killers have been picking off Washington's rich and famous with chilling professional efficiency. As the nation awaits the identity of the next celebrity victim, Alex Cross takes over the high-profile investigation.

The Lost World by Michael Crichton

The Lost World

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From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo comes the sequel to the smash-hit Jurassic Park, a thriller that’s been millions of years in the making.

The Last Don by Mario Puzo

The Last Don

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A masterful saga of the last great American Mafia family and its powerful reach into Hollywood and Las Vegas, from the author of The Godfather The Last Don is Domenico Clericuzio, a wise and ruthless old man who is determined …

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Abuse

Abuse

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

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: NA Electronic Arts; EU Origin Systems

The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga

The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga

Platform: PlayStation Saturn MS-DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Marvel Comics

Back Street Soccer

Back Street Soccer

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: SunA

Congo the Movie

Congo the Movie

Platform: Saturn

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

Deadly Rooms of Death (Webfoot)

Deadly Rooms of Death (Webfoot)

Platform: Windows, Linux, Mac OS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Webfoot Technologies


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