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Friday 19 April 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include London Freeman and Oriana Sabatini. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. James and the Giant Peach, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Green Mile, Part 1: The Two Dead Girls by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching CaƱaveral de pasiones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge or Disney's Pinocchio.
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 ?

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Profit

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States

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The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

Starring: Mark Thomas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Remember WENN

Written by: Rupert Holmes

Starring: Tom Beckett, George Hall, Margaret Hall, Melinda Mullins

Country: United States

The House

Starring: Denyce Graves, Bernard Haitink

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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Fear

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen

Country: United States

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Primal Fear

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton

Country: United States

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Ghost in the Shell

Directed by: Mamoru Oshii

Starring: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Peg Ridge: Peace campaigner, dies at 72.
  • Bernard Edwards: American bass player and producer (Chic and The Power Station) (d. 1996).
Facts:
  • Rangers scores 16 in 8th vs. Orioles
  • South Africa defeats Pakistan to win the Pepsi Cup in Sharjah.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.323
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11176
  • Time: Unabomber Ted Kaczynski in custody. Inset: Harvard yearbook picture from Sygma.

Books

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

The Green Mile, Part 1: The Two Dead Girls

By: Stephen King

The Green Mile tells the story of two men, a prison guard and his new death row inmate, and their suddenly intertwined lives. What would it be like to walk those last 40 yards to the electric chair, knowing you ...

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In Contempt

By: Christopher Darden with Jess Walter

Offers a personal perspective on the O.J. Simpson trial and shares the author's observations on legal strategy, racial issues, and the principal lawyers, officials, and witnesses involved in the case.

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Egg Monsters From Mars

By: R.L. Stine

Disgusted by his bratty kid sister's demand for an egg hunt as part of a birthday celebration, Dana Johnson is amazed when he finds a football-sized, purple-veined egg that hatches a terrifying surprise.

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Blood Sport

By: James B. Stewart

Discusses the truth about Whitewater, Vince Foster's suicide, and other White House scandals, explaining how these episodes have been exploited, White House reaction, and the future of the presidency.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Azrael's Tear

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows 95

Genre: Role-playing video game, Adventure, Science fiction

Publisher: Mindscape

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Batman Forever: The Arcade Game

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Acclaim Japan

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BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge

BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge

Platform: Satellaview

Publisher: Nintendo

Championship Manager 96/97

Championship Manager 96/97

Platform: PC/Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Disney's Pinocchio

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Puzzle, Adventure

Publisher: NA / EU Nintendo; JP Capcom; EU Sega; NA THQ; EU Nintendo; NA Black Pearl Software

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