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It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Adam Perkins and Patrick Perkins. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Madonna. In UK Think Twice by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. I Am Cuba, directed by Mijail Kalatozov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while The Glass Lake by Maeve Binchy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Cartoon Cartoon Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery or Dream Prisoner.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

I Am Cuba

Directed by: Mijail Kalatozov

Starring: Sergio Corrieri, Salvador Wood, Jos Gallardo

Country: United States

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Posle smerti

Directed by: Yevgeni Bauer

Starring: Vitold Polonsky, Olga Rakhmanova, Vera Karalli

Country: United States

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Shallow Grave

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor

Country: United States

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Billy Madison

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Starring: Adam Sandler, Darren McGavin, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras

Country: United States

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The Quick and the Dead

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Private Life of Plants

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Todd A. Robinson

Country: United States

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Starring: Dean Johnson, Miriam Johnson, Tom Weckwerth

Country: United States

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Night Stand

Written by: Paul Abeyta, Peter Kaikko, Timothy Stack

Starring: Timothy Stack

Country: United States

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Marsalis on Music

Starring: David Gelb, Wynton Marsalis, David Arenas Pearlman, Sarabeth Wager

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1995 ?

  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Donald Baverstock: television producer, dies at age 71.
  • Ahmad Khomeini: youngest son of Iranian ayatollah Khomeini, dies at age 48.
  • Sunnyland Smart: jazz/blues singer/pianist (Delta Blues), dies at age 87.
  • Ronnie Kray: British homicide; a professional criminal along with his identical twin brother.
  • Rick Aviles: US comic/actor (Ghost), dies of AIDS (born 1952).
  • USt approves 1st chicken pox vaccine, Varivax by Merck and Company
  • US approves first chicken pox vaccine, Varivax by Merck and Co.
  • Sinn-Fein leader Gerry Adams visits White House.

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Sport Games on 17 March 1995

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Los Angeles Lakers : 118 - 92
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 77 - 80
  • Golden State Warriors - Sacramento Kings : 110 - 128
  • Miami Heat - Los Angeles Clippers : 120 - 98
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Kaiserslautern - Uerdingen : 1 - 1
  • M'gladbach - Werder Bremen : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Hertha : 1 - 1
  • Leipzig - St Pauli : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 March 1995
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Swansea - Shrewsbury : 0 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in March 1995?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.266
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nicholas Leeson -- Mar. 13, 1995
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9474


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

The Glass Lake

By: Maeve Binchy

Night after night the beautiful woman walked beside the serene waters of Lough Glass. Until the day she disappeared, leaving only a boat drifting upside down on the unfathomable lake that

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The Cunning Man

By: Robertson Davies

Following the mysterious death of Father Hobbs at the high altar on Good Friday, holistic doctor Jonathan Hullah takes a critical look at his past and at the individuals

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Home Song

By: LaVyrle Spencer

LaVyrle Spencer explores the true meaning of unconditional love in this powerful New York Times bestseller. High school principal Tom Gardner feels a sense of shock when he sees

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Border Music

By: Robert James Waller

Texas Jack Carmine is a free soul, a rider of roads, and a man with secrets that stretch back to Vietnam and hungers that keep him from settling down.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anvil of Dawn

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Computer role-playing game

Publisher: New World Computing

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The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery

Platform: MS-DOS, Macintosh, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie, point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Dream Prisoner

Dream Prisoner

Platform: MS-DOS[1] Adobe Flash

Genre: First-person adventure

Publisher: Procurion 9

Fade to Black

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, AROS, MorphOS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Cyber Speedway

Platform: Saturn

Genre: Science fiction racing game

Publisher: Sega

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