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Sunday 16 June 1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Three Lions by Baddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds was in the top 5 hits. Striptease, directed by Andrew Bergman, 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 Si Doel anak sekolahan. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Arena Nitoshinden or Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by: Gary Trousdale

Starring: Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, Mary Kay Bergman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Charles Russell

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Vanessa Williams, James Caan

Country: United States

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The Cable Guy

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann

Country: United States

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The Rock

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1996 ?

  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • 1st competitive game played on turf in Holland (in third grade)
  • 50th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Seat Supersonic, 4 games to 2
  • 96th US Golf Open: Steve Jones shoots a 278 wins at Oakland Hills Country Club
  • Liselotte Neumann wins First Bank Edina Realty LPGA Golf Classic

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Sport Games on 16 June 1996

American Basketball
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Chicago Bulls : 75 - 87
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What news were making the headlines those days in June 1996?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.331
  • Time: Photograph by Andre Brutmann; background digitally altered.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9538


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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Falling Up

By: Shel Silverstein

From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings.Filled

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Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot

By: Al Franken

In the grand satirical tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain comes...Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot, and Other Observations...a scathing--but uncompromisingly fair--look at America's largest talk show host and the rest of the Republican right. Penned

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Batman Forever: The Arcade Game

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Acclaim Japan

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Battle Arena Nitoshinden

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Takara

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Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: RPG

Publisher: JP Sunsoft; NA Working Designs

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Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Excellent System

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Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Bandai

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