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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. The Birdcage, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Primary Colors by Anonymous (aka Joe Klein) was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tell It Like It Is. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DragonHeart: Fire and Steel or Eressea.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

Starring: Mark Thomas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Remember WENN

Written by: Rupert Holmes

Starring: Tom Beckett, George Hall, Margaret Hall, Melinda Mullins

Country: United States

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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Strange Universe

Written by: Paul Barrosse

Starring: Christopher Chisholm, Joey Ortega, Cassandra Peterson, Franklin Ruehl

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen

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

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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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.318
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Princess Diana -- Mar. 11, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9525

Books

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

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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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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The Rainmaker

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

By: John Gra

Subtitle: ?€œThe Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex?€?. (H, HarperCollins)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Darby the Dragon

Darby the Dragon

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund

Casual Romance Club

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Sega Saturn

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

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9: The Last Resort

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: GT Interactive

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DragonHeart: Fire and Steel

Platform: PSX, Sega Saturn, PC, Game Boy

Genre: Hack and slash, Action, Platformer

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment Acclaim Japan (Japan release)

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Eressea

Eressea

Platform: Cross-platform, E-mail

Genre: Turn-based strategy


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