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Monday 15 August 1994

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tristan Evans and Lily Macapinlac. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Color of Night, directed by Richard Rush, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994 while Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vacant Lot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alone in the Dark 3 or Need for Speed.
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TV Series

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

The Vacant Lot

Starring: Rob Gfroerer, Vito Viscomi, Nick McKinney, Paul Greenberg

Country: Canada

The Human Animal

Starring: Desmond Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Floyd on Italy

Starring: Keith Floyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ningen Shikkaku: Tatoeba bokuga shindara

Starring: Hidekazu Akai

Country: Japan

El vuelo del águila

Starring: Manuel Ojeda, Jacqueline Andere, Humberto Zurita, Patricia Reyes Spíndola

Country: Mexico

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Movies

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

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Directed by: Stephan Elliott

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp

Country: United States

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Airheads

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler

Country: United States

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The Little Rascals

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Travis Tedford, Bug Hall, Brittany Ashton Holmes

Country: United States

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Clear and Present Danger

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer

Country: United States

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The Mask

Directed by: Charles Russell

Starring: Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Riegert

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1994 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • S African President Nelson Mandela receives Anne Frank Penning
  • Terrorist Carlos the Jackal, captured in Khartoum Sudan

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1994?

  • Time: Infidelity It may be in our genes. Broken wedding ring. Computer-altered photograph for TIME by Ja
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.235
  • Time: Parody of Grant Wood's painting American Gothic showing subjects with various ''hip'' accoutrements.

Books

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

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

By: James Finn Garner

In a collection guaranteed to provoke both laughter and thought, 14 timeless fairy tales are revisited and reworked to become relevant fables for more modern times.

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Without Remorse

By: Tom Clanc

From Maryland to Vietnam, Jack Kelley fights druglords, frees prisoners. (P, Berkley)

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The Crossing

By: Cormac McCarthy

In The Crossing, Cormac McCarthy fulfills the promise of All the Pretty Horses and at the same time give us a work that is darker and more visionary, a novel with

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Embraced By The Light

By: Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

Embraced by the Light is an Eadie and Taylor book in which Betty Eadie narrates her near-death experience and the events that followed.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle K-Road

Battle K-Road

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Psikyo, Jaleco

Alone in the Dark 3

Platform: DOS, PC-98, Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: EU Infogrames Entertainment, SA; NA Interplay Entertainment; JP AMT Savan Corps (PC-98); JP Electronic Arts Victor (Windows, Mac)

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Bastard!!

Genre: Dark fantasy, Post-apocalyptic, Supernatural

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Brutal: Paws of Fury

Platform: Genesis, Super NES, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Sega CD, DOS, 32X

Genre: Versus fighting game

Publisher: GameTek

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Need for Speed

Platform: Sega Saturn, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo GameCube, Wii, Wii U, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One,

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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