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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 The Lost World by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching In Search of Happiness. If you liked videogames you were probably playing D or Worms.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

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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The Clinic

Starring: Danielle Abastado, Emanuel Arruda, Tom Burke, Joe Frank

Country: United States

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The Friday Night Armistice

Starring: Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham, David Schneider, Danny Erskine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Rock Family Trees

Starring: John Peel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Now and Then

Directed by: Lesli Linka Glatter

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

Country: United States

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Mallrats

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Shannen Doherty, Jeremy London, Jason Lee

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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Assassins

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas, Julianne Moore

Country: United States

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Empire Records

Directed by: Allan Moyle

Starring: Anthony LaPaglia, Debi Mazar, Maxwell Caulfield

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1995 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
Facts:
  • 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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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

Books

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

The Lost World

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo comes the sequel to the smash-hit Jurassic Park, a thriller that’s been millions of years in the making.

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My American Journey

By: Colin Powell with Joseph E. Persico

"A GREAT AMERICAN SUCCESS STORY . . . AN ENDEARING AND WELL-WRITTEN BOOK."--The New York Times Book ReviewColin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream.

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The Haunted Mask II

By: R.L. Stine

Deciding to go to the same Halloween costume store where his friend Carly Beth got her face rearranged the previous year, Steve Boswell searches for the perfect mask and finds it, unaware that the mask is even scarier than it ...

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The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book

By: Bill Watterson

Celebrating ten years of their crazy antics, author of the Calvin and Hobbes comic, Bill Watterson, invites readers to look back at the first ten years--featuring Watterson’s insights and classic comics."Watterson

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Curse of Dragor

Platform: Macintosh

Genre: Role playing game

Publisher: Domark

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Dekitate High School

Dekitate High School

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Strategy video game

Publisher: Bullet Proof Software

D

Platform: 3DO, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, MS-DOS

Genre: Puzzle adventure

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Foreman For Real

Platform: Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, Super NES

Genre: Boxing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Worms

Genre: Artillery, Strategy

Publisher: Team17; MicroProse; THQ; Microsoft Game Studios; Sega; Codemasters

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