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Sunday 22 December 1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nate Garner and Makisig Morales. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Duke Nukem 3D or Formula 1.
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 ?

Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Theater Talk

Starring: Susan Haskins, Michael Riedel

Country: United States

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Pappyland

Starring: Michael Cariglio, Mike Curley, Gabriel Velez, Marilyn Arnone

Country: United States

Deutsch Plus

Written by: David Hargreaves

Starring: Ivan Robert Sertic, Constanze Pröbster

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Scream

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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101 Dalmatians

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • 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)
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.358
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11175
  • Time: Jesus & the Internet. Digital photomontage. Illustration Jesus for TIME by Kinuko Y. Craft.

Books

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

The Book of Ruth

By: Jane Hamilton

Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and love.

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Airframe

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

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Song of Solomon

By: Toni Morrison

Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly.

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Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, Marci Shimoff

There are many ways to define a woman: daughter, mother, wife, professional, friend, student... We are each special and unique, yet we share a common connection.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Assault Rigs

Platform: Windows, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Action

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Imagineer

Duke Nukem 3D

Platform: Android; Game.com; iOS; Linux; Mac OS; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 64; OS X; PlayStation; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Vita; Mega Drive/Genesis; Sega Saturn; Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: MacSoft Games (Mac OS); Sega (SS); Piko Interactive (SG); Virgin Interactive (PS); 3D Realms (X360); MachineWorks Northwest (iOS, Android); Devolver Digital (Megaton Edition)

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Formula 1

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Marvel vs. Capcom

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom, Acclaim Entertainment (Children of the Atom home port)

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