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Tuesday 13 August 1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carrie Wampler and Antonia Lottner. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Tin Cup, directed by Ron Shelton, 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 Leaving Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing College Slam or Destruction Derby 2.
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 ?

Leaving Home

Starring: Oliver Knussen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Daily Show

Written by: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg

Starring: Jon Stewart

Country: United States

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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

Movies

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

Tin Cup

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson

Country: United States

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The Fan

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes, Ellen Barkin

Country: United States

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Matilda

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson

Country: United States

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A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Facts:
  • Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 3.0
  • Data sent back by the Galileo space probe indicates there may be water on one of Jupiter's moons.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Track Gold Medalist Michael Johnson. Inset: Photograph for TIME by Brooks Kraft-Sygma
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9547
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.339

Books

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

Unlimited Access

By: Gary Aldrich

Gary Aldrich was an FBI agent closing out his career with a stint at the White House. What should have been a peaceful exit left him shaken.

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Cadillac Jukebox

By: James Lee Burke

No one was surprised when Aaron Crown was arrested for the decades-old murder of the most famous black civil rights leader in Louisiana.

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The Green Mile, Part 5: Night Journey

By: Stephen King

Paul Edgecombe and his fellow guards take a huge gamble by taking convicted killer John Coffey away from Death Row in the dead of night to bring him to the bedside of a woman writhing in torment.

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Servant of the Bones

By: Anne Rice

Anne Rice, among the most iconic creators in horror, brings one of her richest stories to the graphic novel form. A tale of murder, demonic revenge, and the redemptive power of faith, Servant of the Bones is ornately illustrated by ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

2Xtreme

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America

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Conquest of the New World

Platform: MS-DOS, Mac OS

Genre: Turn-based strategy game

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Deus

Platform: Microsoft Windows, DOS

Genre: Survival simulation

Publisher: ReadySoft

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College Slam

Platform: Super NES, Genesis, Game Boy, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Acclaim

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Destruction Derby 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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