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Friday 19 January 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ivan Rudsky . In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Extreme Pinball or Duke Nukem 3D.
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 30 days ?

The House

Starring: Denyce Graves, Bernard Haitink

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Adam and Joe Show

Starring: Adam Buxton, Joe Cornish, Nigel Buxton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Organ Works

Starring: Howard Goodall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Satellite City

Starring: Boyd Clack, Islwyn Morris, Michael Neill, Ri Richards

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

It's a Mystery

Starring: Barry Lee-Thomas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

From Dusk Till Dawn

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans

Country: United States

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Dead Man Walking

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky

Country: United States

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Twelve Monkeys

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Four Rooms

Directed by: Allison Anders

Starring: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
  • Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
  • St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 19 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Bernard Baily: comic artist, dies at age 79.
  • Harold Wolpe: sociologist lawyer/South African activist, dies at age 70.
  • Donald Simpson: American homicide victim, an identical twin and case of mistaken identity.
  • Don Simpson: American film producer who, with his partner Jerry Bruckheimer, was responsible for blockbusters like "Flashdance," 1983 and "Top Gun," 1986.
Facts:
  • NHL approves move of Winnipeg Jets to Phoenix.
  • The barge North Cape oil spill occurs as an engine fire forces the tugboat Scandia ashore on Moonstone Beach in South Kingstown, Rhode Island.

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Sport Games on 19 January 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Philadelphia 76ers : 82 - 77
  • Boston Celtics - Dallas Mavericks : 124 - 129
  • Charlotte Hornets - Miami Heat : 114 - 106
  • Detroit Pistons - Indiana Pacers : 81 - 89
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Le Havre - Paris SG : 1 - 1
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Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Heerenveen - PSV Eindhoven : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 19 January 1996

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.310
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William Bratton, New York City's Top Cop -- Jan. 15, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9517

Books

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

Chicken Soup for the Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

In this book of 101 inspirational stories, contributors share their personal angel experiences of faith, miracles, and answered prayers, which will amaze and inspire you.Celestial, otherworldly, heavenly.

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The Christmas Box

By: Richard Paul Evans

A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

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Waiting to Exhale

By: Terry McMillan

From the critically acclaimed author of A Day Late and a Dollar Short and The Interruption of Everything, a wise, earthy story of a friendship between four African American women who lean on each other while "waiting to exhale": waiting ...

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How I Got My Shrunken Head

By: R.L. Stine

Discover the bone-chilling adventures that made Goosebumps one of the bestselling children's book series of all time. Now with all-new bonus materials!What has two eyes, a mouth, and wrinkly green skin? Mark's shrunken head! It's a present from his Aunt ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Extreme Pinball

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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3 Skulls of the Toltecs

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Time Warner

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Duke Nukem 3D

Platform: Android; Game.com; iOS; Linux; Mac OS; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 64; OS X; PlayStation; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Vita; Mega Drive/Genesis; Sega Saturn; Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: MacSoft Games (Mac OS); Sega (SS); Piko Interactive (SG); Virgin Interactive (PS); 3D Realms (X360); MachineWorks Northwest (iOS, Android); Devolver Digital (Megaton Edition)

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Civilization II

Platform: Mac OS PlayStation Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

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Dinosaur Safari

Dinosaur Safari

Platform: Mac Microsoft Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Mindscape


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