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Sunday 17 December 1995

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 17, 1995). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jake Clemmence and Parker Hill. In that special week of December 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. Nixon, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while Beach Music by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Thin Blue Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asterix and the Power of the Gods or Asterix & Obelix.
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What the sky looked like on 17 December 1995

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


Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen, Powers Boothe, Ed Harris

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Grumpier Old Men

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon, Ann-Margret, Sophia Loren

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Dracula: Dead and Loving It

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Mel Brooks, Peter MacNicol, Steven Weber

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Waiting to Exhale

Directed by: Forest Whitaker

Starring: Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Lela Rochon

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Cutthroat Island

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella, Maury Chaykin

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TV Series

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

The Thin Blue Line

Directed by: Errol Morris

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Alle meine Töchter

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Directed by: Rob Letterman

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Shooting Gallery

Directed by: Keoni Waxman

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Kicking & Screaming

Directed by: nbcu

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Historical Events

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Famous Deaths:
  • School after Scandal closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 23 performances

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Sport Games on 17 December 1995

American Basketball
  • Denver Nuggets - Cleveland Cavaliers : 79 - 92
  • Indiana Pacers - Milwaukee Bucks : 80 - 84
  • Orlando Magic - Toronto Raptors : 93 - 110
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 101 - 99
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American Football
  • Arizona Cardinals - Philadelphia Eagles : 20 - 21
  • Atlanta Falcons - Carolina Panthers : 17 - 21
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Cleveland Browns : 10 - 26
  • Denver Broncos - Kansas City Chiefs : 17 - 20
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Fiorentina : 1 - 3
  • Bari - Parma : 1 - 1
  • Juventus - Inter : 1 - 0
  • Lazio - Sampdoria : 6 - 3
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Beveren : 5 - 1
  • Cercle Brugge - Lommel : 0 - 1
  • Charleroi - Anderlecht : 1 - 3
  • Germinal - Mechelen : 1 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 17, 1995 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1995 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Whitney Houston
  2. One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
  3. Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That - Monica
  4. LL Cool J - Hey Lover
  5. R. Kelly - You Remind Me Of Something
  6. Xscape - Who Can I Run To
  7. Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
  8. Diggin' On You - TLC
  9. Groove Theory - Tell Me
  10. D'Angelo - Cruisin'
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Si Tu Te Vas - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Vuelveme A Querer - Cristian
  3. Pete Astudillo - Como Te Extrano
  4. Todo Por Ti - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  5. Mas Alla - Gloria Estefan
  6. Si Nos Dejan - Luis Miguel
  7. Me Pides Tu Libertad - Los Rehenes
  8. Golpes En El Corazon - Los Tigres del Norte
  9. La Mujer De Los Dos - Los Temerarios
  10. Estupido Romantico - Mazz
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Michael Jackson - Earth Song
  2. Boyzone - Father And Son
  3. I Believe / Up On The Roof - Robson & Jerome
  4. Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio featuring LV
  5. Everything But The Girl - Missing


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

Beach Music

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY, America’s preeminent storyteller, delivers a sweeping novel of lyric intensity and searing truth–the story of Jack McCall, an American expatriate in Rome, scarred by tragedy and betrayal.

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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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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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Charles Kuralt'S America

By: Charles Kuralt

The former CBS-TV newsman and author of A Life on the Road revisits some of his favorite places and people in their best seasons, in a cheerful account of

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dirt Racer

Dirt Racer

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Offroad/rally driving

Publisher: Elite Systems Ltd.

Asterix and the Power of the Gods

Asterix and the Power of the Gods

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Sega



Platform: DOS

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Psygnosis

Area 51

Platform: Arcade PlayStation Saturn PC

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Atari Games/TimeWarner Interactive Soft Bank (Japan)

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Asterix & Obelix

Asterix & Obelix

Platform: MS-DOS, SNES, Game Boy, GBC, GBA (remake only)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Infogrames

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The River Wild

Studio: VHS release

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Radioland Murders

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Major Payne

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Studio: Universal Pictures

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Crimson Tide

Studio: Hollywood Pictures

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