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Wednesday 20 March 1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Zonnique Pullins and Biel . In that special week of March people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits. The Birdcage, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tell It Like It Is. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer: Red Alert or Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat.
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 ?

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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Kitchen

Starring: Jacques Pepin, Claudine Pepin

Country: United States

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Big Cat Diary

Starring: Simon King, Jonathan Scott, Saba Douglas-Hamilton

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 ?

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi

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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Bottle Rocket

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ned Dowd

Country: United States

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Happy Gilmore

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen

Country: United States

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Beautiful Girls

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton, Noah Emmerich

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 March 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
  • Saint Alexandra
  • Saint Herbert (died 687)
  • Canberra Day
  • Meat Out Day
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Facts:
  • Love Thy Neighbor, opens at Booth Theater, New York City
  • Erik and Lyle Menendez found guilty of killing their parents
  • UK admits humans can catch CJD (Mad Cow Disease)
  • In Los Angeles, California, Lyle and Erik Menendez are found guilty of first-degree murder for the shotgun killing of their parents.
  • The Federal Reserve begins issuing new Series 1996 $100 Notes, featuring many significant changes over the previous design: offset and larger portrait of Benjamin Franklin, universal Federal Reserve seal, watermark of Franklin, fluorescent colored thread indicating the denomination, microprinting in different areas, fine-line printing behind portrait and back vignette, and color-shiting ink (green to black) in the "100" on the bottom-right of the face.

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Sport Games on 20 March 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Toronto Raptors : 89 - 107
  • Detroit Pistons - Miami Heat : 93 - 102
  • Indiana Pacers - New York Knicks : 99 - 102
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Los Angeles Clippers : 96 - 110
See all Basketball game results of 20 March 1996
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - West Brom : 1 - 1
  • Port Vale - Norwich : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 March 1996
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Bolton - Tottenham : 2 - 3
  • Man United - Arsenal : 1 - 0
  • Southampton - Sheffield Weds : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 March 1996
Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Groningen - Twente : 2 - 2
  • Roda JC - Utrecht : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 March 1996

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hillary Rodham Clinton -- Mar. 18, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9526
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.318

Books

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

The Horse Whisperer

By: Nicholas Evans

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured ...

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Snow Falling on Cedars

By: David Guterson

Winner of the PEN/Faulkner AwardAmerican Booksellers Association Book of the Year AwardSan Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But

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Undaunted Courage

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

From the bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one

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The Celestine Prophecy

By: James Redfield

THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Archimedean Dynasty

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Submarine Flight simulator

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

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Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Sony Computer Entertainment (PSN)

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Persona

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360

Genre: Role-playing, Social simulation

Publisher: JP Atlus, ASCII Corporation; NA Atlus; EU Koei, Ghostlight, Sega, Square Enix, NIS America, Zen United

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Gearheads

Platform: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, Philips CD-i, SNES

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Philips Media

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Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Mindscape SSI (NA PlayStation) GOG Ltd

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