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Sunday 13 October 1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 His Holiness by Carl Bernstein and Marco Politi was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Daikaijuu Monogatari II or Black Dawn.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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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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That Thing You Do!

Directed by: Tom Hanks

Starring: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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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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Roger and the Rottentrolls

Starring: Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1996 ?

  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Big, closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 193 performances
  • Annika Sorenstam wins Betsy King LPGA Golf Classic
  • New York Jet Nick Lowrey breaks Jan Stenerud NFL field goal record at 374
  • Yanks (3) and Orioles (3) combine to tie play off record of 6 HRs

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Sport Games on 13 October 1996

American Football
  • Arizona Cardinals - Dallas Cowboys : 3 - 17
  • Baltimore Ravens - Indianapolis Colts : 21 - 26
  • Chicago Bears - New Orleans Saints : 24 - 27
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 10 - 20
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bologna - Sampdoria : 2 - 1
  • Cagliari - Parma : 0 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Lazio : 0 - 0
  • Inter - Piacenza : 2 - 0
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Mechelen : 2 - 0
  • Harelbeke - Antwerp : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Bochum : 2 - 2
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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


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

His Holiness

By: Carl Bernstein and Marco Politi

With compelling journalism, drama, history, and biography, this detailed chronicle of the life and circumstances surrounding Pope John Paul II draws on hundreds of interviews with key players and

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By: Jude Deveraux

This masterfully written work of fiction by the bestselling author of The Heiress, A Holiday of Love, Remembrance, The Invitation, and Sweet Liar tells the story of Kady Ling, a celebrated

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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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Undaunted Courage

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

From the bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bubsy 3D

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Accolade

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Daikaijuu Monogatari II

Daikaijuu Monogatari II

Platform: SNES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Casual Romance Club

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Sega Saturn

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

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Black Dawn

Platform: PlayStation, Saturn

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Platform: Cross-platform, E-mail

Genre: Turn-based strategy

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