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Sunday 12 May 1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Twister, directed by Jan de Bont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Beast From the East by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Buzzkill. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death Tank or Disruptor.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Buzzkill

Written by: Dave Sheridan

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Profit

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States

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The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

Starring: Mark Thomas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Remember WENN

Written by: Rupert Holmes

Starring: Tom Beckett, George Hall, Margaret Hall, Melinda Mullins

Country: United States

Movies

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

Twister

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes

Country: United States

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Dead Man

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover

Country: United States

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The Craft

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell

Country: United States

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James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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Fear

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Inherit the Wind closes at Royale Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • Night of the Iguana closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • Yankees losing 8-0 to Chicago White Sox, come back to win 9-8

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Sport Games on 12 May 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - New York Knicks : 94 - 91
  • Orlando Magic - Atlanta Hawks : 103 - 96
  • San Antonio Spurs - Utah Jazz : 86 - 101
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Houston Rockets : 114 - 107
See all Basketball game results of 12 May 1996
Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Padova : 3 - 0
  • Bari - Juventus : 2 - 2
  • Cagliari - Parma : 2 - 0
  • Milan - Cremonese : 7 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 May 1996
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Mechelen : 3 - 2
  • Cercle Brugge - Harelbeke : 2 - 1
  • Charleroi - Club Brugge : 1 - 3
  • Gent - Lommel : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 12 May 1996
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - Unterhaching : 1 - 1
  • Leipzig - Nurnberg : 2 - 1
  • Lubeck - F Koln : 0 - 1
  • Mainz - CZ Jena : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 12 May 1996

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.326
  • Time: John & Jacqueline Kennedy with daughter Caroline in Hyannis Port, 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9533

Books

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

The Beast From the East

By: R.L. Stine

Getting lost in the woods with her identical twin brothers, Ginger Wald wonders why their portion of the woods contains such bizarre flora and fauna, until a group of furry blue monsters invites them to play a deadly game.

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The Tenth Insight

By: James Redfield

240pages. in8. Broché.

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Moonlight Becomes You

By: Mary Higgins Clark

From Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, a thriller “that grabs you with the first paragraph and never lets go” (USA TODAY) about a woman desperate to uncover the truth behind her beloved stepmother’s death.At

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Black Dawn

Platform: PlayStation, Saturn

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Daytona USA: Championship Circuit Edition

Platform: Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega

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Death Tank

Platform: Sega Saturn

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Disruptor

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Universal Interactive Studios

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Diablo series

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Sierra Entertainment

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