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Friday 12 July 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Delaney Glazer and Nick Dean. 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 Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crusader: No Regret or Earthsiege 2.
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TV Series

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

Si Doel anak sekolahan

Starring: Rano Karno, Benyamin S., Aminah Cendrakasih, Mandra

Country: Indonesia

Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Klub NLO

Starring: Teodor Elmazov, Katerina Evro, Velko Kynev, Georgi Mamalev

Country: Bulgaria

Indaba

Starring: Philippe Bas

Country: France

Buzzkill

Written by: Dave Sheridan

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States

Movies

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

Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller

Country: United States

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The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

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

Country: United States

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Criss Cross

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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Independence Day

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

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Phenomenon

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Kirby Puckett, retires from Minn Twins
  • Michael Jordan signs a NBA contract for 1 year for $25 million
  • Hurricane Bertha: made landfall in North Carolina as a Categoryampnbsp2 storm, causing $270ampnbspmillion in damage to the United States and its possessions and many indirect deaths.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.335
  • Time: Comeback of science fiction in movies
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9542

Books

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

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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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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The Tenth Insight

By: James Redfield

240pages. in8. Broché.

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The Fourth Estate

By: Jeffrey Archer

Fourth EstateJeffrey ArcherRichard Armstrong narrowly escaped Hitler's atrocities in Eastern Europe on his courage and his wits―skills that served him well in peacetime.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bottom of the 9th

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation, Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

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Chaos Overlords

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: New World Computing

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Crusader: No Regret

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Sony Computer Entertainment (PSN)

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Earthsiege 2

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Vehicle Simulation

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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