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Friday 22 December 1995

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lemy Beauty and Remy Thorne. In that special week of December 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. Dead Man Walking, directed by Tim Robbins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mark Davis' The Fishing Master or Darxide.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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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Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Mr. Show with Bob and David

Written by: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk

Starring: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, John Ennis, Jay Johnston

Country: United States

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In Search of Happiness

Starring: Angus Deayton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Written by: Hideaki Anno

Starring: Spike Spencer, Allison Keith, Sue Ulu, Amanda Winn Lee

Country: Japan

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Um die 30

Starring: Dominic Raacke

Country: Germany

What a Mess

Written by: Elana Lesser, Cliff Ruby, Frank Muir

Starring: Ryan O'Donohue, Jo Ann Harris, Joe Nipote, Frank Muir

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1995 ?

  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Butterfly McQueen: Actress (Gone With the Wind), dies in a fire at 84.
  • James Meade: English economist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995).
  • David Cone signs $19.5 million three year contract with New York Yankees.

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Sport Games on 22 December 1995

American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - Indiana Pacers : 79 - 90
  • Detroit Pistons - Miami Heat : 84 - 75
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Philadelphia 76ers : 99 - 94
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Boston Celtics : 113 - 114
See all Basketball game results of 22 December 1995
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Ipswich - Barnsley : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 22 December 1995
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Chesterfield : 0 - 2
  • Wrexham - Brentford : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 22 December 1995
Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Leyton Orient - Rochdale : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 December 1995

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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1995?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.306
  • Time: Moses Breaking the Tablets the Law', colored engraving by Gustave Dore from the Granger Collection,
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9514


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

Silent Night

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In New York with his mother and brother to be with their father, who is undergoing treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, a young boy watches a woman steal his mother's wallet and ventures into the city's dangerous subway system ...

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The Hundred Secret Senses

By: Amy Tan

The "wisest and most captivating novel" (Boston Globe) from the author of the bestselling The Valley of AmazementSet in San Francisco and in a remote village of Southwestern China, Amy Tan's

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Politically Correct Holiday Stories

By: James Finn Garner

The holidays are a time of traditions, rich food, presents, and time spent with family. In other words, they are filled with cultural biases, unhealthy dietary choices, rape of the earth’s

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Five Days in Paris

By: Danielle Steel

In Danielle Steel’s beloved #1 New York Times bestselling novel, two strangers meet unexpectedly and fall in love in the City of Light. As president of a major pharmaceutical empire, Peter Haskell has everything: power, position, and a family that ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mark Davis' The Fishing Master

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Sports (Fishing)

Publisher: JP Acclaim Entertainment; NA Natsume

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The Amazing Spider-Man: Lethal Foes

The Amazing Spider-Man: Lethal Foes

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epoch Co.

Behind the Iron Gate

Behind the Iron Gate

Platform: Amiga OCS/ECS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Black Legend

Clockwork Knight 2

Clockwork Knight 2

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega



Platform: Sega 32X

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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