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Saturday 22 June 1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 The Fourth Estate by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Si Doel anak sekolahan. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Duke Nukem 3D or Disney's Pinocchio.
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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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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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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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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 June 1996 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • Michael Moorer beats Axel Shultz in 11 for IBF heavywgt boxing title

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.332
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11177
  • Time: The 25 Most Influential People in America


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

The Fourth Estate

By: Jeffrey Archer

Fourth EstateJeffrey ArcherRichard Armstrong narrowly escaped Hitler's atrocities in Eastern Europe on his courage and his wits―skills that served him well in peacetime.

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Sudden Prey

By: John Sandford

The crime spree should have ended when Lucas Davenport killed the female bank robber during the shoot-out. But it’s just beginning, because the woman’s husband isn’t about to let Lucas—or anyone

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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I Was Amelia Earhart

By: Jane Mendelsohn

In this brilliantly imagined novel, Amelia Earhart tells us what happened after she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared off the coast of New Guinea one glorious, windy day in 1937.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: NA Sir-Tech; EU Telstar Electronic Studios

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Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Scrolling tile-based computer puzzle game

Publisher: Webfoot Technologies

Disney's Pinocchio

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Puzzle, Adventure

Publisher: NA / EU Nintendo; JP Capcom; EU Sega; NA THQ; EU Nintendo; NA Black Pearl Software

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Down in the Dumps

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Philips Media

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