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Tuesday 16 April 1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 16, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anya Taylor-Joy . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. The Craft, directed by Andrew Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while There's Treasure Everywhere by Bill Watterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tattoon Master. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga or Bot Soccer.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Craft

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Rachel True

Country: United States

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The Truth About Cats & Dogs

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Uma Thurman, Janeane Garofalo, Ben Chaplin, Jamie Foxx

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Mulholland Falls

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

Starring: Nick Nolte, Melanie Griffith, Jennifer Connelly, Chazz Palminteri

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Sunset Park

Directed by: Steve Gomer

Starring: Rhea Perlman, Fredro Starr, Carol Kane, Terrence Howard

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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

Directed by: Jim Mallon

Starring: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

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TV Series

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

Tattoon Master

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Directed by: Marcus Scott

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The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

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Directed by: Eugene Martin

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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 16 April 1996 ?

  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
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Sport Games on 16 April 1996

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Milwaukee Bucks : 86 - 80
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Atlanta Hawks : 80 - 77
  • Houston Rockets - Phoenix Suns : 100 - 111
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Utah Jazz : 85 - 108
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • M'gladbach - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Chemnitz - Hertha : 1 - 2
  • Hannover - Meppen : 1 - 0
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Port Vale - Grimsby : 1 - 0
  • Sunderland - Birmingham : 3 - 0
  • Watford - Reading : 4 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 16, 1996 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1996 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley
  2. All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...") - Joe
  3. Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
  4. SWV - You're The One
  5. D'Angelo - Lady
  6. Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
  7. Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw - Busta Rhymes
  8. Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans
  9. A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (From "A Thin Line...") - H-Town
  10. LL Cool J - Doin It
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Experiencia Religiosa - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Cristian - Amor
  3. La Mafia - Un Millon De Rosas
  4. Shakira - Estoy Aqui
  5. Basta Ya! - Olga Tanon
  6. Una Noche Mas - Liberacion
  7. De Repente - Soraya
  8. Te Aprovechas - Limite
  9. Me Asusta Pero Me Gusta - Ana Barbara
  10. La Tropa F - Juan Sabor


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

There's Treasure Everywhere

By: Bill Watterson

In the world that Calvin and his tiger Hobbes share, treasures can be found in the most unlikely places, from the outer regions where Spaceman Spiff travels to the rocks in the backyard--this curious duo roams their world in search ...

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The Rants

By: Dennis Miller

Now, I don't want to get off on a rant here The New York Times called Dennis Miller's The Rants "a pleasing mix of profanity and wit...that

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In The Presence Of The Enemy

By: Elizabeth George

Hailed as the "king of sleaze," tabloid editor Dennis Luxford is used to ferreting out the sins and scandals of people in exposed positions.

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In Contempt

By: Christopher Darden with Jess Walter

Offers a personal perspective on the O.J. Simpson trial and shares the author's observations on legal strategy, racial issues, and the principal lawyers, officials, and witnesses involved in the case

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga

The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga

Platform: PlayStation Saturn MS-DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Marvel Comics

Darby the Dragon

Darby the Dragon

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund



Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Atlantean Interactive Games

Bot Soccer

Bot Soccer

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Expert Software



Platform: Cross-platform, E-mail

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Home videos

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

The Three Lives of Thomasina

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The American President

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS release

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Studio: 25th Anniversary VHS release; part of the Warner Bros. Family Entertainment Collection

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The Black Stallion Returns

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Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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