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Tuesday 17 October 1995

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alexandria and Jamal Adams. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Fantasy by Mariah Carey. In UK Fairground by Simply Red was in the top 5 hits. Now and Then, directed by Lesli Linka Glatter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while Come To Grief by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching In Search of Happiness. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyberbykes or F1 Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Shannen Doherty, Jeremy London, Jason Lee

Country: United States

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Now and Then

Directed by: Lesli Linka Glatter

Starring: Christina Ricci, Demi Moore, Rosie O'Donnell

Country: United States

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Strange Days

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas, Julianne Moore

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

In Search of Happiness

Starring: Angus Deayton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Written by: Hideaki Anno

Starring: Spike Spencer, Allison Keith, Sue Ulu, Amanda Winn Lee

Country: Japan

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Um die 30

Starring: Dominic Raacke

Country: Germany

What a Mess

Written by: Elana Lesser, Cliff Ruby, Frank Muir

Starring: Ryan O'Donohue, Jo Ann Harris, Joe Nipote, Frank Muir

Country: United States

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Neighborhood Story

Starring: Takeshi Aono

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1995 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alexandria: McKenzie, and Megan Calabrese, American triplets and actresses.
  • Jamal Adams: American footballer.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Keith Moore sentenced to 6 years for robbing Sting of $9,000,000
  • French woman Jeanne Calment reaches the confirmed age of 120 years and 238 days, making her the oldest person ever recorded.

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Sport Games on 17 October 1995

Football (Netherlands)
  • NAC Breda - Utrecht : 3 - 0
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1995?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: O.J. Simpson Verdict -- Oct. 16, 1995
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9505
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.296


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

Come To Grief

By: Dick Francis

When ex-jockey Sid Halley becomes convinced that one of his closest friends--and one of the racing world's most beloved figures--is behind a series of shockingly violent acts, he faces the most

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A Good Walk Spoiled

By: John Feinstein

In the highly acclaimed bestseller A Good Walk Spoiled, John Feinstein captures the world of professional golf as it has never been captured before.

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My Old Man And The Sea

By: David Hays and Daniel Hays

Some fathers and sons go fishing together. Some play ball. David Hays and Daniel Hays sailed 17,000 miles through the world's most feared and fabled waters in a little boat they

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Silent Night

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In New York with his mother and brother to be with their father, who is undergoing treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, a young boy watches a woman steal his mother's wallet and ventures into the city's dangerous subway system ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aliens: A Comic Book Adventure

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Mindscape

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Platform: DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: GameTek

X-Men 2: Clone Wars

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sega

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Donkey Kong Land

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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F1 Challenge

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: NA Virgin Interactive

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