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Sunday 18 August 1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sydney Michelle and Danny Suede. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. She's the One, directed by Edward Burns, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Green Mile, Part 5: Night Journey by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leaving Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Radical Dreamers or Bang Bang Ball.
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TV Series

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

Leaving Home

Starring: Oliver Knussen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Daily Show

Written by: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg

Starring: Jon Stewart

Country: United States

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Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Buzzkill

Written by: Dave Sheridan

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Movies

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

She's the One

Directed by: Edward Burns

Starring: Edward Burns, Jennifer Aniston, John Mahoney

Country: United States

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Tin Cup

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson

Country: United States

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The Fan

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes, Ellen Barkin

Country: United States

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Matilda

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson

Country: United States

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Kingpin

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Bill Murray

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1996?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.340
  • Time: Track Gold Medalist Michael Johnson. Inset: Photograph for TIME by Brooks Kraft-Sygma
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9547

Books

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

The Green Mile, Part 5: Night Journey

By: Stephen King

Paul Edgecombe and his fellow guards take a huge gamble by taking convicted killer John Coffey away from Death Row in the dead of night to bring him to the bedside of a woman writhing in torment.

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Servant of the Bones

By: Anne Rice

In a new and major novel, the creator of fantastic universes o vampires and witches takes us now into the world of Isaiah and Jeremiah, and the destruction of Solomon's Temple, to tell the story of Azriel, Servant of the ...

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A Time to Kill

By: John Grisham

Don’t miss a sneak peek of Sycamore Row, John Grisham’s new novel inspired by A Time to Kill, in the back of the book.The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men.

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The Last Don

By: Mario Puzo

A masterful saga of the last great American Mafia family and its powerful reach into Hollywood and Las Vegas, from the author of The Godfather The Last Don is Domenico Clericuzio, a wise and ruthless old man who is determined ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Radical Dreamers

Radical Dreamers

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Square

Bang Bang Ball

Bang Bang Ball

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Kunihiko Tashiro and Good House

Bass Masters Classic: Pro Edition

Platform: Super NES[1] Sega Genesis

Genre: Fishing

Publisher: Black Pearl[1] Malibu (Bass Masters Classic, SNES) Altron (Bass Masters Classic, SFC)

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Blood & Magic

Platform: DOS, Windows 95

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Interplay

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Breakers

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Visco, SNK

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