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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 Border Music by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Trailer Park. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Coach K College Basketball or BC Racers.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


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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Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long

Country: United States

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The Basketball Diaries

Directed by: Scott Kalvert

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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 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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1995 ?

  • 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:
  • Shawn Nelson, 35, goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California.

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Sport Games on 17 May 1995

American Basketball
  • Indiana Pacers - New York Knicks : 95 - 96
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Paris SG - Caen : 2 - 0
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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By: Paul Reiser

In the tradition of the #1 best-seller SeinLanguage, Bantam Books proudly presents the first book by Paul Reiser, television's sharpest, funniest observer of love, marriage and other mysteries of life.

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Mutant Message Down Under

By: Marlo Morgan

Mutant Message Down Under is the fictional account of an American woman's spiritual odyssey through outback Australia. An underground bestseller in its original self-published edition, Marlo Morgan's powerful tale of challenge

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The Bridges of Madison County

By: Robert James Waller

The legendary love story, the bestselling hardcover novel of all time, and the major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. This is the story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: DOS for PC

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Ocean Software

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Fighting Vipers

Platform: Arcade, Saturn, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega

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Coach K College Basketball

Coach K College Basketball

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Sports

Publisher: EA Sports

BC Racers

Platform: Sega CD, Sega 32X, PC, 3DO

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Core Design (Sega CD), Front Street Publishing[1] (Sega 32X, PC), GoldStar / LG Electronics (3DO Interactive Multiplayer

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Area 51

Platform: Arcade PlayStation Saturn PC

Genre: First-person shooter

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

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