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Saturday 12 October 1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James Graham and Jessica Shannon. 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. Sleepers, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Make the Connection by Bob Greene, Oprah Winfre was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deadly Tide or Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars.
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TV Series

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

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Pappyland

Starring: Michael Cariglio, Mike Curley, Gabriel Velez, Marilyn Arnone

Country: United States

Deutsch Plus

Written by: David Hargreaves

Starring: Ivan Robert Sertic, Constanze Pröbster

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Roger and the Rottentrolls

Starring: Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Barry Welsh Is Coming

Starring: John Sparkes, Kim Wall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Sleepers

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Underground

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Miki Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic

Country: United States

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The Long Kiss Goodnight

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Yvonne Zima

Country: United States

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Bound

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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That Thing You Do!

Directed by: Tom Hanks

Starring: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Sport Games on 12 October 1996

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Genk - Mouscron : 0 - 0
  • Gent - Lokeren : 1 - 2
  • Germinal - Charleroi : 1 - 0
  • Lierse - Cercle Brugge : 4 - 2
See all Football game results of 12 October 1996
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Duisburg : 2 - 0
  • FC Koln - Bayern Munich : 2 - 4
  • Hamburg - Bielefeld : 2 - 2
  • Hansa Rostock - Stuttgart : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 12 October 1996
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Unterhaching : 1 - 1
  • Uerdingen - Meppen : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 12 October 1996
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Betis : 2 - 2
  • Compostela - Barcelona : 1 - 5
  • Espanol - Celta : 0 - 0
  • Sevilla - Valencia : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 12 October 1996

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Magazine Covers

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

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

Books

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

The Deep End of the Ocean

By: Jacquelyn Mitchard

"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical ...

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The Lost World

By: Michael Crichton

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.

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Make the Connection

By: Bob Greene, Oprah Winfre

Updated, revised paperback from the trainer who helped Oprah get into shape. (H, Hyperion)

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Executive Orders

By: Tom Clanc

Jack Ryan reluctantly occupies the Oval Office. (H, Putnam)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: NA Crystal Dynamics; EU Crystal Dynamics; JP BMG Interactive; NA Activision (PC); NA SCEA (PSN); PAL Square Enix (PSN)

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Deadly Tide

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Alien Trilogy

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, MS-DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, Game Boy Advance, Palm OS, Windows Mobile

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: EU SCEE; NA THQ

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Corpse Party

Platform: NEC PC-9801; Microsoft Windows; PlayStation Portable; PlayStation Vita; iOS; Nintendo 3DS

Publisher: Kenix Soft (1996); Team GrisGris (2008); 5pb. (2010–present); Marvelous USA (2011–present); GrindHouse (2013–present)

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