Friday October 18, 1996

US date format: 10/18/1996, UK date format: 18/10/1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 18, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Nadji Jeter . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. Maachis, directed by Gulzar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Unlimited Access by Gary Aldrich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ganbare Goemon: Uchū Kaizoku Akogingu or Fragile Allegiance.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day

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Movies

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Maachis

Maachis

Directed by: Gulzar

Starring: Om Puri, Tabu, Chandrachur Singh, Kanwaljit Singh

The Associate

The Associate

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Eli Wallach, Tim Daly

Thinner

Thinner

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Robert John Burke, Joe Mantegna, Lucinda Jenney, Bethany Joy Lenz

Country: United States of America

High School High

High School High

Directed by: Hart Bochner

Starring: Jon Lovitz, Tia Carrere, Louise Fletcher, Mekhi Phifer

The Last Days of Frankie the Fly

The Last Days of Frankie the Fly

Directed by: Peter Markle

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen, Kiefer Sutherland

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 18, 1996

Sport Games on October 18, 1996


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Munich 1860 : 2 - 2
  • Leverkusen - Stuttgart : 0 - 0
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Mannheim - Hertha : 2 - 1
  • Meppen - Mainz : 5 - 4
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Oxford - Birmingham : 0 - 0
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Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Nijmegen - Utrecht : 2 - 2
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TV Series

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Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dark Skies

Dark Skies

Directed by: Scott Stewart

Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound

Directed by: Clark Davis

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Days to next October 18

If October 18, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 11 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Unlimited Access by Gary Aldrich

Unlimited Access

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Gary Aldrich was an FBI agent closing out his career with a stint at the White House. What should have been a peaceful exit left him shaken.

The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Deep End of the Ocean

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"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical …

Falling Up by Shel Silverstein

Falling Up

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From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings.Filled

Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose

Undaunted Courage

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From the bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one

Executive Orders by Tom Clancy

Executive Orders

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The President is dead--and the weight, literally, of the world falls on Jack Ryan's shoulders, in Tom Clancy's newest and most extraordinary novel.I don't know what to do.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Resident Evil

Resident Evil

Platform: Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, GameCube, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 64, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Sega Saturn, Wii, Wii U, Xbo

Genre: Survival horror Third-person shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Ganbare Goemon: Uchū Kaizoku Akogingu

Ganbare Goemon: Uchū Kaizoku Akogingu

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Store

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala

Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean

Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: RPG

Publisher: JP Sunsoft; NA Working Designs

Fragile Allegiance

Fragile Allegiance

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Me

Genre: 4X, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive Interplay


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