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Wednesday 18 December 1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marilyn Flores and Kellie Sweet. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Rules by Ellen Fein, Sherrie Schneider was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Iron Man and X-O Manowar in Heavy Metal or Alpine Racer 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Theater Talk

Starring: Susan Haskins, Michael Riedel

Country: United States

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Pappyland

Starring: Michael Cariglio, Mike Curley, Gabriel Velez, Marilyn Arnone

Country: United States

Deutsch Plus

Written by: David Hargreaves

Starring: Ivan Robert Sertic, Constanze Pröbster

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Scream

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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101 Dalmatians

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • TV industry execs agree to adopt a ratings system
  • American TV industry executives agree to adopt a ratings system.
  • The Oakland, California school board passes a resolution officially declaring ''Ebonics'' a language or dialect.
  • The ''loi Carrez'', or Carrez law governing property transactions was enacted in France Loi n°96-1107 du 18 décembre 1996

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11175
  • Time: Jesus & the Internet. Digital photomontage. Illustration Jesus for TIME by Kinuko Y. Craft.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9565

Books

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

The Rules

By: Ellen Fein, Sherrie Schneider

The search for Mr. Right starts here. This simple set of dating dos and don'ts-combining The Rules and The Rules II-will teach you how to find (and keep!) a man who treats you with the respect and dignity you deserve.You

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The Book of Ruth

By: Jane Hamilton

Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and love.

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Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, Marci Shimoff

There are many ways to define a woman: daughter, mother, wife, professional, friend, student... We are each special and unique, yet we share a common connection.

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My Sergei: A Love Story

By: Ekaterina Gordeeva with E.M. Swift

The Olympic gold medalist offers a poignant, loving account of her life with her long-time partner and beloved husband, Sergei Grinkov, from their first introduction and successive world pairs skating championships, to their storybook romance and marriage, to the fatal ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bluppo

Bluppo

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Scrolling tile-based computer puzzle game

Publisher: Webfoot Technologies

Escape Velocity

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

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Iron Man and X-O Manowar in Heavy Metal

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Game Boy, Game Gear, DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment Marvel Comics Valiant Comics

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Alpine Racer 2

Alpine Racer 2

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Namco

Burning Road

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Arcade racing

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