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Tuesday 20 August 1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Julian Jordan and Maddie Orlando. 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 A Time to Kill by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leaving Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fable or Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi.
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 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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Si Doel anak sekolahan

Starring: Rano Karno, Benyamin S., Aminah Cendrakasih, Mandra

Country: Indonesia

Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Klub NLO

Starring: Teodor Elmazov, Katerina Evro, Velko Kynev, Georgi Mamalev

Country: Bulgaria

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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The Fan

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes, Ellen Barkin

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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Matilda

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson

Country: United States

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A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • George Brian Snape: Businessman / rugby league entrepreneur, dies at 81.
  • Rio Reiser: German musician, singer for the rock group Ton Steine Scherben.
Facts:
  • A thousands-large protest in Seoul, calling for reunification with North Korea, is broken up by riot police.

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Sport Games on 20 August 1996

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - St Pauli : 1 - 2
  • Hamburg - Freiburg : 5 - 1
  • Schalke 04 - M'gladbach : 0 - 0
  • Werder Bremen - Hansa Rostock : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 August 1996
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Chateauroux : 0 - 2
  • Charleville - Perpignan : 0 - 2
  • Laval - Beauvais : 2 - 1
  • Louhans-Cuis. - Gueugnon : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 August 1996
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bolton - Man City : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 August 1996
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Leeds - Sheffield Weds : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 20 August 1996

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: Photograph from NASA via Reuters; background photo by John Sanford-SPL/Photo Researchers
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9548
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.340

Books

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

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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Gods And Generals

By: Jeff Shaara

The New York Times bestselling prequel to the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Killer Angels In this brilliantly written epic novel, Jeff Shaara traces the lives, passions, and careers of the

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Exclusive

By: Sandra Brown

Barrie Travis is a damn good reporter stuck at a low-budget television station when the First Lady calls her―and offers her the opportunity of a lifetime.

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Emotional Intelligence

By: Daniel Goleman

Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cookie and Bibi 2

Cookie and Bibi 2

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Semicom

Fable

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: NA Sir-Tech; EU Telstar Electronic Studios

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Fable

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: NA Sir-Tech; EU Telstar Electronic Studios

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Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Steam Android iOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Bandai


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