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Wednesday May 22, 1996

US date format: 5/22/1996, UK date format: 22/5/1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 22, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Hard Core Logo, directed by Bruce McDonald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Timepiece by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hum Dono. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assault Rigs or Diablo.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Hard Core Logo

Directed by: Bruce McDonald

Starring: Hugh Dillon, Callum Keith Rennie, John Pyper-Ferguson, Bernie Coulson

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Echte Kerle

Directed by: Rolf Silber

Starring: Christoph M. Ohrt, Carin C. Tietze, Tim Bergmann, Oliver Stokowski

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Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, Dina Meyer, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steve Rash

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Langella, Dennis Farina, Richard Jenkins

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Directed by: Julio Medem

Starring: Carmelo Gómez, Emma Suárez, Karra Elejalde, Silke

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TV Series

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

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

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Tattoon Master

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Directed by: Marcus Scott

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The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1996 ?

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tartuffe: Born Again, opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • Emmy 23rd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 16th time

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Planetary positions on May 22, 1996 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1996 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads
  2. SWV - You're The One
  3. All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...") - Joe
  4. Get Money - Junior M.A.F.I.A. Featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
  5. Keep On, Keepin' On (From "Sunset Park") - MC Lyte Featuring Xscape
  6. Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
  7. Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley
  8. Jodeci - Get On Up
  9. Total - Kissin' You
  10. Touch Me Tease Me (From "The Nutty Professor") - Case Featuring Foxxy Brown
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Amarte A Ti - Cristian
  2. El Circo - Los Tigres del Norte
  3. Basta Ya! - Olga Tanon
  4. Por Amarte - Enrique Iglesias
  5. Puedes Llegar - Voces Unidas
  6. De Repente - Soraya
  7. La Mafia - Un Millon De Rosas
  8. Te Aprovechas - Limite
  9. Una Noche Mas - Liberacion
  10. Yo Te Amare - La Mafia
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. George Michael - Fastlove
  2. Gina G - Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit
  3. Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
  4. Suggs & Louchie Lou / Michie One - Cecilia
  5. Move Move Move (The Red Tribe) - 1996 Manchester United FA Cup Squad


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


By: Richard Paul Evans

"Of all, clockmakers and morticians should bear the keenest sense of priority-their lives daily spent in observance of the unflagging procession of time...

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The Tenth Insight

By: James Redfield

240pages. in8. Broché.

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Absolute Power

By: David Baldacci

In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping Luther Whitney, a career break-in artist, behind a secret wall.

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By: Judy Olausen

In the spirit of William Wegman and Cindy Sherman, Mother offers a very funny, wickedly satiric collection of portraits of that most sacred institution: Mom.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Steam Android iOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Age of Sail

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: TalonSoft

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Assault Rigs

Platform: Windows, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Action

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: NA Blizzard Entertainment; EU Ubi Soft Entertainment; NA / EU Electronic Arts

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Platform: Saturn, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: NA Scavenger; JP Koei; EU Scavenger; BR Tec Toy

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Shakiest Gun in the West

Studio: VHS release; part of the Universal Comedy Classics Collection

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Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS re-release

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Chain Reaction

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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Studio: VHS release; part of the James Stewart Western Collection

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