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Saturday 20 January 1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Violetta Komyshan . 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 Radical Dreamers or Burning Road.
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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Strange Universe

Written by: Paul Barrosse

Starring: Christopher Chisholm, Joey Ortega, Cassandra Peterson, Franklin Ruehl

Country: United States

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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

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 20 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • WPAT FM NYC radio station switches to English-Spanish format
  • 46th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at Fleet Center in Boston, Massachussetts.
  • Australia defeats Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup.
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan.

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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 ?

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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Chicken Soup for the Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive will inspire and uplift readers with its stories of optimism, faith, and strength. In bad times, and good, readers will be heartened to keep a positive attitude.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Destruction Derby 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!

Platform: SNES Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

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Radical Dreamers

Radical Dreamers

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Square

Burning Road

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Arcade racing

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Fable

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: NA Sir-Tech; EU Telstar Electronic Studios

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