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Tuesday 16 January 1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Abuse or Battle Arena Toshinden 3.
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 30 days ?

The House

Starring: Denyce Graves, Bernard Haitink

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Adam and Joe Show

Starring: Adam Buxton, Joe Cornish, Nigel Buxton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Organ Works

Starring: Howard Goodall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Satellite City

Starring: Boyd Clack, Islwyn Morris, Michael Neill, Ri Richards

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

It's a Mystery

Starring: Barry Lee-Thomas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

From Dusk Till Dawn

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans

Country: United States

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Dead Man Walking

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky

Country: United States

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Twelve Monkeys

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Four Rooms

Directed by: Allison Anders

Starring: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • President of Sierra Leone Valentine Strasser is deposed by the chief of defence, Julius Maada Bio. Bio promises to restore power following elections scheduled for February.
  • The ''North Cape'' Oil Spill occurs as an engine fire forces the tugboat ''Scandia'' ashore on Moonstone Beach in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. The ''North Cape'' Barge is pulled along with it and leaks 820,000 gallons of home heating oil.
  • An Indonesian ferry sinks off the northern tip of Sumatra, drowning more than 100 people.

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Sport Games on 16 January 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - San Antonio Spurs : 97 - 121
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Seattle SuperSonics : 90 - 99
  • Denver Nuggets - Portland Trail Blazers : 69 - 87
  • Indiana Pacers - Toronto Raptors : 110 - 102
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie - St Mirren : 1 - 2
  • Clydebank - Dundee : 0 - 1
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol City - Bristol Rvs : 0 - 2
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Darlington - Doncaster : 1 - 2
  • Lincoln - Leyton Orient : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 January 1996

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1996?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William Bratton, New York City's Top Cop -- Jan. 15, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9517
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.309

Books

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

Chicken Soup for the Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

In this book of 101 inspirational stories, contributors share their personal angel experiences of faith, miracles, and answered prayers, which will amaze and inspire you.Celestial, otherworldly, heavenly.

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The Christmas Box

By: Richard Paul Evans

A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

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Waiting to Exhale

By: Terry McMillan

From the critically acclaimed author of A Day Late and a Dollar Short and The Interruption of Everything, a wise, earthy story of a friendship between four African American women who lean on each other while "waiting to exhale": waiting ...

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How I Got My Shrunken Head

By: R.L. Stine

Discover the bone-chilling adventures that made Goosebumps one of the bestselling children's book series of all time. Now with all-new bonus materials!What has two eyes, a mouth, and wrinkly green skin? Mark's shrunken head! It's a present from his Aunt ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Abuse

Platform: DOS, Mac OS, Acorn Archimedes, AmigaOS, AmigaOS 4, iOS, Linux

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: NA Electronic Arts; EU Origin Systems

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Assault Rigs

Platform: Windows, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Action

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Battle Arena Toshinden 3

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Versus fighting game

Publisher: Takara (JPN) Playmates Interactive Entertainment (US) Sony Computer Entertainment (EUR)

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Brian Lara Cricket '96

Brian Lara Cricket '96

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Microsoft Windows Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters

The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks


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