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Wednesday 17 January 1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Caitlin Sanchez and Sebastian Villalobos. In that special week of January 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. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Final Judgment by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems or Bass Masters Classic: Pro Edition.
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 30 days ?

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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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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Movies

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

From Dusk Till Dawn

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans

Country: United States

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Dead Man Walking

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky

Country: United States

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Twelve Monkeys

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Four Rooms

Directed by: Allison Anders

Starring: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Facts:
  • The Czech Republic applies for membership of the European Union.

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Sport Games on 17 January 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Golden State Warriors - Minnesota Timberwolves : 88 - 98
  • Houston Rockets - Denver Nuggets : 120 - 112
  • Indiana Pacers - Atlanta Hawks : 93 - 102
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Philadelphia 76ers : 111 - 100
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Hearts - Celtic : 1 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William Bratton, New York City's Top Cop -- Jan. 15, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9517
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.309

Books

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

The Final Judgment

By: Richard North Patterson

A young man has been murdered. His girlfriend, twenty-two-year-old Brett Allen, is found at the scene of the crime. She claims she is innocent―even though she's dripping in blood, the murder

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David Brinkley

By: David Brinkley

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"It seems to me now that Huntley's and my success lay mainly in the fact that we were new, as television was new, and we had few

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A Simple Path

By: Lucinda Vardey

After decades of materialism, secularization and me-too philosophies, it is no surprise to find that more and more people in the West are searching for spiritual ideas to add structure to

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The Judge

By: Steve Martini

When Judge Armando Acosta is charged with soliciting a prostitute, attorney Paul Madriani is less than sympathetic. Nevertheless, Madriani is forced to defend his old nemesis.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fantasy General

Platform: DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. Mindscape GOG Ltd

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Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems

Platform: Super NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Capcom; EU Capcom

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Arena: Maze of Death

Platform: Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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Bad Mojo

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Bass Masters Classic: Pro Edition

Platform: Super NES[1] Sega Genesis

Genre: Fishing

Publisher: Black Pearl[1] Malibu (Bass Masters Classic, SNES) Altron (Bass Masters Classic, SFC)

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