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Wednesday 17 May 1995

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ilona Hallyday and Oliver Ryan. In that special week of May people in US were listening to This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan. In UK Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn was in the top 5 hits. Braveheart, directed by Mel Gibson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while The Rainmaker by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Trailer Park. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cutthroat Island or X-Men 2: Clone Wars.
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TV Series

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

Trailer Park

Starring: Tom Davis

Country: United States

Father Ted

Starring: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fist of Fun

Starring: Stewart Lee, Richard Herring, Peter Baynham, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Cartoon Cartoon Show

Written by: Genndy Tartakovsky, Robert Alvarez, Rob Renzetti, John McIntyre, Zac Moncrief, Jason Butler Rote

Starring: Jeff Bennett, Kath Soucie, Charles Adler, Jim Cummings

Country: United States

Svengoolie

Starring: Rich Koz

Country: United States

Movies

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

Braveheart

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States

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Die Hard: With a Vengeance

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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Crimson Tide

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Matt Craven

Country: United States

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A Little Princess

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarn

Starring: Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham

Country: United States

Friday

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1995 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ilona Hallyday: French noted family, the daughter of model Estelle Lefebure and singer David Hallyday and granddaughter of rock star Johnny Hallyday.
  • Oliver Ryan: YouTube Star.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Shawn Nelson, 35, goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California.

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Books

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

The Rainmaker

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

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The Chamber

By: John Grisham

In the corridors of Chicago's top law firm:Twenty -six-year-old Adam Hall stands on the brink of a brilliant legal career. Now he is risking it all for a death-row killer and an impossible case.Maximum

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Remember Me

By: Mary Higgins Clark

A killer turns a young family's dream holiday into an unfathomable nightmare....Menley Nichols and her husband, Adam, a criminal attorney, rent a house on Cape Cod, in the hope of restoring their faltering marriage.

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Let Me Call You Sweetheart

By: Mary Higgins Clark

A visit to a prominent New York plastic surgeon with her daughter leads Kerry McGrath, a New Jersey municipal court judge and former district attorney, on a quest to find a killer, before a man she had once helped convict ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cutthroat Island

Platform: Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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X-Men 2: Clone Wars

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sega

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Bermuda Syndrome

Bermuda Syndrome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Cinematic platformer

Publisher: BMG Interactive Entertainment

The Dark Eye

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: First-person adventure, psychological horror

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Star Wars: Dark Forces

Platform: DOS, Macintosh, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

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