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Tuesday 15 August 1995

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Keef and Kieran Ackerman. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Waterfalls by TLC. In UK Never Forget by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Mortal Kombat, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while The Witness by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Clinic. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dirt Trax FX or Cho Ren Sha 68K.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Clinic

Starring: Danielle Abastado, Emanuel Arruda, Tom Burke, Joe Frank

Country: United States

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Toini ja Heikki Haaman Show

Starring: Jukka Rasila

Country: Finland

Battlefield

Starring: Jonathan Booth

Country: Canada

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Rock Family Trees

Starring: John Peel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Friday Night Armistice

Starring: Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham, David Schneider, Danny Erskine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Mortal Kombat

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Linden Ashby

Country: United States

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Babe

Directed by: Chris Noonan

Starring: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh

Country: United States

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Kids

Directed by: Larry Clark

Starring: Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chlo Sevigny

Country: United States

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Waterworld

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Kevin Costner, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States

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Clueless

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1995 ?

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
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Keylee Sue Sanders, 18, of Kansas, crowned 13th Miss Teen USA
  • In South Carolina, Shannon Faulkner becomes the first female cadet matriculated at The Citadel (she drops out less than a week later).

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1995?

  • Time: Mysteries the Deep represented by the deep water species Melanocetus, aka the anglerfish.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9496
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.287

Books

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

The Witness

By: Sandra Brown

Kendall Deaton pulls herself and her baby out of a wrecked car, and a mixture of courage and fear gets her to the top of a ravine, where she flags down

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Burning Angel

By: James Lee Burke

The Fontenot family has lived as sharecroppers on Bertrand land for as long as anyone in New Iberia, Louisiana, can remember.

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The Body Farm

By: Patricia Cornwell

When an eleven-year-old girl is found murdered, Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner for the Commonwealth of Virginia, gets another chance at stopping one of the most heartless and horrifying serial killers of her career: the demented Temple Gault.

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Dangerous To Know

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

That is why the police are profoundly baffled when Sebastian Locke is found dead at his country estate under mysterious circumstances.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Australian Rugby League

Australian Rugby League

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Sports (Rugby league)

Publisher: EA Sports

Dirt Trax FX

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Front Mission

Platform: Super Famicom, PlayStation, WonderSwan Color, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Squaresoft Square Enix (PS1)

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Cho Ren Sha 68K

Cho Ren Sha 68K

Platform: Sharp X68000, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Famibe no Yosshin

Allied General

Platform: Macintosh, PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Mindscape, Inc. Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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