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Wednesday 21 February 1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jake Boys and Soren Bjerg. In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. Bottle Rocket, directed by Wes Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Rainmaker by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Mark Thomas Comedy Product. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Chaos Engine 2 or Captain Quazar.
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 ?

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Soyuz TM-23 launched into orbit.
  • Morton Gould, American musician and composer, dies at age 82 (born 1913).
  • King Fahd of Saudi Arabia announces his medical recovery in the national press and assumes power again from his brother, Crown Prince Abdullah.

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Sport Games on 21 February 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Phoenix Suns : 107 - 120
  • Houston Rockets - Minnesota Timberwolves : 101 - 120
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Los Angeles Clippers : 112 - 108
  • Miami Heat - Philadelphia 76ers : 66 - 57
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Derby - Luton : 1 - 1
  • Wolves - Leicester : 2 - 3
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Swindon - Brentford : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 21 February 1996
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Man United - Everton : 2 - 0
  • West Ham - Newcastle : 2 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Netscape's Marc Andreessen -- Feb. 19, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9522
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.314

Books

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

The Rainmaker

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

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Behind The Lines

By: W. E. B. Griffin

Behind the Lines is W. E. B. Griffin's powerful novel of World War II -- and the courage, patriotism, and sacrifice of those who fought it.By

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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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That Camden Summer

By: LaVyrle Spencer

LaVyrle Spencer, known for her "heartrending slices of Americana" writes of how love can be more special the second time around...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Chaos Engine 2

The Chaos Engine 2

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Renegade Software (UK), Time Warner Interactive (US)

Dark Savior

Dark Savior

Platform: Saturn

Genre: Platformer Puzzle Adventure Fighting

Publisher: Sega

Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game

Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game

Platform: Windows

Genre: Graphic Adventure (Point-and-click)

Publisher: Bomico Entertainment Software

Captain Quazar

Platform: 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: 3DO

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Fable

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: NA Sir-Tech; EU Telstar Electronic Studios

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