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Tuesday August 13, 1996

US date format: 8/13/1996, UK date format: 13/8/1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). 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. A Very Brady Sequel, directed by Arlene Sanford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Safe and Sound. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Dawn or Formula 1.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Very Brady Sequel

Directed by: Arlene Sanford

Starring: Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Tim Matheson, Christopher Daniel Barnes

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Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Tom Arnold, David Paymer, Rhea Perlman, Rod Steiger

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Tin Cup

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson, Cheech Marin

Country: United States of America

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She's the One

Directed by: Edward Burns

Starring: Edward Burns, Jennifer Aniston, John Mahoney, Michael McGlone

Country: United States of America

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The Fan

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes, Ellen Barkin, John Leguizamo

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Safe and Sound

Directed by: Clark Davis

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

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Directed by: Not specifed

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Mensch, Pia!

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1996 ?

  • 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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  • 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1996 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Que Pena Me Das - Marco Antonio Solis
  2. Mejores Que Ella - La Mafia
  3. No Puedo Arrancarte De Mi - Cristian
  4. El Reportero - Los Tigres del Norte
  5. No Llores Por Mi - Enrique Iglesias
  6. Amor En Tus Ojos - Soraya
  7. No Te Vayas - Intocable
  8. Me Subes, Me Bajas, Me Subes - Olga Tanon
  9. Hasta Ayer - Marc Anthony
  10. Suena - Luis Miguel


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

Cause of Death

By: Patricia Cornwell

Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a ship graveyard to recover the very human remains of Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter. Together with her niece Lucy and police captain Pete Marino, Scarpetta will follow the scents of …

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Emotional Intelligence

By: Daniel Goleman

Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why.

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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 Wedding

By: Julie Garwood

Only a master could top the stunning success of For the Roses, and Julie Garwood has proven once again why she "attracts readers like beautiful heroines attract dashing heroes" (USA Today)

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Formula 1

Formula 1

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

Black Dawn

Platform: PlayStation, Saturn

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Bot Soccer

Bot Soccer

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Expert Software

16 Tales

16 Tales

Publisher: Lightspan

BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge

BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge

Platform: Satellaview

Publisher: Nintendo

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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Chain Reaction

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS release

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City Hall

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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Lover Come Back

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