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Saturday 16 March 1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits. Fargo, directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sailor Moon Sailor Stars. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brian Lara Cricket '96 or DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi

Country: United States

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The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Bottle Rocket

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ned Dowd

Country: United States

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Happy Gilmore

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen

Country: United States

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Beautiful Girls

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton, Noah Emmerich

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 16 March 1996

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TV Series

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

Sailor Moon Sailor Stars

Written by: Naoko Takeuchi

Starring: Kotono Mitsuishi, Aya Hisakawa, Michie Tomizawa, Emi Shinohara

Country: Japan

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The House

Starring: Denyce Graves, Bernard Haitink

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Kitchen

Starring: Jacques Pepin, Claudine Pepin

Country: United States

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Big Cat Diary

Starring: Simon King, Jonathan Scott, Saba Douglas-Hamilton

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Mike Tyson knocks out Frank Bruno in second round.
  • Robert Mugabe is reelected president of Zimbabwe, although only 32 percent of the electorate actually voted.

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Sport Games on 16 March 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - San Antonio Spurs : 92 - 119
  • Chicago Bulls - New Jersey Nets : 97 - 93
  • Miami Heat - Houston Rockets : 121 - 97
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Golden State Warriors : 94 - 99
See all Basketball game results of 16 March 1996
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Lierse - Germinal : 2 - 1
  • Lommel - Mechelen : 2 - 1
  • Standard - Seraing : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 March 1996
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 0
  • Ein Frankfurt - Leverkusen : 1 - 1
  • Schalke 04 - Uerdingen : 1 - 1
  • St Pauli - M'gladbach : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 16 March 1996
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Meppen : 2 - 2
  • Mannheim - Hannover : 1 - 0
  • Wolfsburg - Wattenscheid : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 March 1996

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley
  2. D'Angelo - Lady
  3. Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Mary J. Blige
  4. All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...") - Joe
  5. Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Brandy
  6. Total - No One Else
  7. Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
  8. Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw - Busta Rhymes
  9. Can't Hang/Do You Want To - Xscape Featuring MC Lyte
  10. Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cristian - Amor
  2. La Mafia - Un Millon De Rosas
  3. Experiencia Religiosa - Enrique Iglesias
  4. Animal - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  5. La Tropa F - Juan Sabor
  6. Hay Que Poner El Alma - Victor Manuelle
  7. Pete Astudillo - Como Te Extrano
  8. Marco Antonio Solis y Los Bukis - Por Amor A Mi Pueblo
  9. Es Por Ti - Jon Secada
  10. Julio Iglesias - La Carretera

Books

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

The Horse Whisperer

By: Nicholas Evans

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured ...

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The Cove

By: Catherine Coulter

A picturesque town. A woman on the run. An undercover agent. The first riveting novel in Catherine Coulter's #1 New York Times bestselling FBI Thriller series.

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The Celestine Prophecy

By: James Redfield

THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

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Bad Hare Day

By: R.L. Stine

Hoping to be a real magician someday, Tim Swanson practices the tricks performed by his idol, Amaz-O, but when Tim attends one of Amaz-O's shows, he is disappointed to learn that his hero is a grump and decides to steal ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Azrael's Tear

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows 95

Genre: Role-playing video game, Adventure, Science fiction

Publisher: Mindscape

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Casper

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, 3DO, Game Boy, SNES, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Windows 95, Windows 98

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment Natsume (GB & SNES) Microïds (GBA) WizardWorks Software (PC)

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CyberGladiators

CyberGladiators

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Brian Lara Cricket '96

Brian Lara Cricket '96

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Microsoft Windows Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters

DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure

DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Hudson Soft


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