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Thursday August 15, 1996

US date format: 8/15/1996, UK date format: 15/8/1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Bahia Bakari and Shamari Maurice. 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 The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Safe and Sound. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tomb Raider or Arthur to Astaroth no Nazomakaimura: Incredible Toons.
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Movies

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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Carpool

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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Adrenalina

Directed by: Not specifed

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Mensch, Pia!

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1996 ?

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:
  • Bob Dole is nominated for President of the USA, and Jack Kemp for Vice President, at the Republican National Convention in San Diego, California.

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Music Charts

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

Books

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

The Dilbert Principle

By: Scott Adams

The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back

By: Terry McMillan

Stella Payne is forty-two, divorced, a high-powered investment analyst, mother of eleven-year-old Quincy- and she does it all. In fact, if she doesn't do it, it doesn't get done, from Little League carpool duty to analyzing portfolios to folding the …

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Unlimited Access

By: Gary Aldrich

Gary Aldrich was an FBI agent closing out his career with a stint at the White House. What should have been a peaceful exit left him shaken.

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A Time to Kill

By: John Grisham

Don’t miss a sneak peek of Sycamore Row, John Grisham’s new novel inspired by A Time to Kill, in the back of the book.The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

X-Men: Mojo World

X-Men: Mojo World

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider

Platform: Android, Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance, iOS, Linux, Mac OS X, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Mobile phone, N-Gage 2.0, GameCube, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlaySt

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (1996–2009) Square Enix (2010–present)

Battle Garegga

Battle Garegga

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Manic shooter

Publisher: JP Eighting; JP Electronic Arts (SS); NA Fabtek; EU Tuning; HK Metrotainment

Arthur to Astaroth no Nazomakaimura: Incredible Toons

Arthur to Astaroth no Nazomakaimura: Incredible Toons

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Capcom

Bruce Jenner's World Class Decathlon

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Decathlon

Publisher: Dallas Multimedia

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Home videos

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

The Bridges of Madison County

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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The Craft

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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The Indian in the Cupboard

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release; part of the Columbia/Tristar Family Collection

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Roommates

Studio: Hollywood Pictures

Format: VHS release

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Balto

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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