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Thursday 20 June 1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lance Stewart and Cyrus Villanueva. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Three Lions by Baddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds was in the top 5 hits. Independence Day, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Mischief by Amanda Quick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Si Doel anak sekolahan. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Contra: Legacy of War or Chess Mates.
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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 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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Movies

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

Independence Day

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

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Phenomenon

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by: Gary Trousdale

Starring: Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, Mary Kay Bergman

Country: United States

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Eraser

Directed by: Charles Russell

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Vanessa Williams, James Caan

Country: United States

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The Cable Guy

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Space Shuttle STS 78 (Columbia 20), launches into space
  • Thousands of Megawati Sukarnoputri supporters clash with police in Jakarta.
  • The Nintendo 64 video game system is released in Japan.
  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu is given an official farewell at his retirement service.

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Books

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

Mischief

By: Amanda Quick

Imogen Waterstone has always prided herself on being a thoroughly independent young woman, but now she needs a man of implacable will and nerves of iron.

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Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot

By: Al Franken

In the grand satirical tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain comes...Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot, and Other Observations...a scathing--but uncompromisingly fair--look at America's largest talk show host and the rest of the Republican right. Penned

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Outrage

By: Vincent Bugliosi

“Provocative and entertaining. ... A powerful and damning diatribe on Simpson’s acquittal.”―People Here is the account of the O. J. Simpson case that no one dared to write, that no one

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back

By: Terry McMillan

Stella Payne is forty-two, divorced, a high-powered investment analyst, mother of eleven-year-old Quincy- and she does it all. In fact, if she doesn't do it, it doesn't get done, from Little League carpool duty to analyzing portfolios to folding the ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Robotron: 2084

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Williams Electronics

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Contra: Legacy of War

Platform: PlayStation Saturn

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami of America

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DragonRealms

DragonRealms

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X (Game is a text game, played using a custom client based on Windows telnet architecture.)

Genre: MMORPG, MUD

Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala

Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Chess Mates

Platform: PC, IMac

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Brainstorm

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