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Wednesday 17 July 1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alex Ernst . In that special week of July people in US were listening to How Do U Want It by 2 Pac. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. A Time to Kill, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Green Mile, Part 4: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Daily Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Dawn or Arthur to Astaroth no Nazomakaimura: Incredible Toons.
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 Daily Show

Written by: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg

Starring: Jon Stewart

Country: United States

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Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Buzzkill

Written by: Dave Sheridan

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Profit

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States

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Movies

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

A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson

Country: United States

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Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller

Country: United States

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Criss Cross

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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Independence Day

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 230 people die when TWA 800 crashes outside of New York City
  • Yank John Weteland blows save after record 24 consecutive saves
  • TWA Flight 800: Off the coast of Long Island, New York, a Paris-bound TWA Boeing 747 explodes, killing all 230 on board.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Boris Yeltsin -- July 15, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9543
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.335

Books

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

The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

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The Green Mile, Part 4: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix

By: Stephen King

This First Signet Printing of the Complete New Green Mile 6-volume series is being offered as part of an estate liquidation and will not last long at this price.

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From Potter's Field

By: Patricia Cornwell

In From Potter's Field, #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell enters the chilling world of Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta—and a bold, brilliant killer from her past.Upon

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Ghost Camp

By: R.L. Stine

Hoping to fit in at Camp Spirit Moon despite its weird traditions, brothers Harry and Alex participate in several bizarre rituals, until tricks that are played by their fellow campers escalate out of control.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Black Dawn

Platform: PlayStation, Saturn

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Imagineer

Extreme Pinball

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Arthur to Astaroth no Nazomakaimura: Incredible Toons

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Capcom

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Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard

Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter Role-playing shooter

Publisher: Squaresoft


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