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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 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 DeathKeep or Arena: Maze of Death.
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 ?

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 13 October 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
Facts:
  • 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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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 ?

Desperation

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

DeathKeep

Platform: 3DO, Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Strategic Simulations

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Arena: Maze of Death

Platform: Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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Avalon Hill's Advanced Civilization

Avalon Hill's Advanced Civilization

Platform: DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Avalon Hill

Deadly Tide

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: 4X

Publisher: Interactive Magic

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