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Wednesday 17 August 1994

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Taissa Farmiga and Terrance Jones. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Color of Night, directed by Richard Rush, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994 while The Alienist by Caleb Carr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vacant Lot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Denjinmakai or BloodStorm.
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 months ?

The Vacant Lot

Starring: Rob Gfroerer, Vito Viscomi, Nick McKinney, Paul Greenberg

Country: Canada

The Human Animal

Starring: Desmond Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Floyd on Italy

Starring: Keith Floyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ningen Shikkaku: Tatoeba bokuga shindara

Starring: Hidekazu Akai

Country: Japan

El vuelo del águila

Starring: Manuel Ojeda, Jacqueline Andere, Humberto Zurita, Patricia Reyes Spíndola

Country: Mexico

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Movies

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

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Directed by: Stephan Elliott

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp

Country: United States

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Airheads

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler

Country: United States

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The Little Rascals

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Travis Tedford, Bug Hall, Brittany Ashton Holmes

Country: United States

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Clear and Present Danger

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer

Country: United States

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The Mask

Directed by: Charles Russell

Starring: Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Riegert

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 1994 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Facts:
  • Lesotho King Letsie II fires Premier Ntsu Mokhehle
  • New York Central park reservior officially named after Jackie Kennedy Onasis

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1994?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9445
  • Time: Infidelity It may be in our genes. Broken wedding ring. Computer-altered photograph for TIME by Ja
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.235

Books

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

The Alienist

By: Caleb Carr

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A TNT ORIGINAL SERIES“A first-rate tale of crime and punishment that will keep readers guessing until the final pages.”—Entertainment

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The Book Of Virtues

By: William J. Bennett

Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples

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Until You

By: Judith McNaught

New York Times bestselling author Judith McNaught sweeps readers from the wilds of America to elegant 1820s London in this unforgettable romantic adventure. A teacher in a school for wealthy young ladies, Sheridan, Bromleigh is hired to accompany one of ...

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October 1964

By: David Halberstam

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERTHE BEST SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR"October 1964 should be a hit with old-time baseball fans, who'll relish the opportunity to relive that year's to-die-for World Series,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Denjinmakai

Denjinmakai

Platform: Arcade, Super Famicom

Publisher: Banpresto

Exploration

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Software 2000

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X-Men: Children of the Atom

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, DOS, PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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BloodStorm

BloodStorm

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Strata

Body Count

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sega

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