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Wednesday 22 May 1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. 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. Mission: Impossible, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Green Mile, Part 2: The Mouse on the Mile by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Klub NLO. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cruis'n World or Deadly Tide.
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 ?

Buzzkill

Written by: Dave Sheridan

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Profit

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States

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The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

Starring: Mark Thomas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Remember WENN

Written by: Rupert Holmes

Starring: Tom Beckett, George Hall, Margaret Hall, Melinda Mullins

Country: United States

Movies

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

Mission: Impossible

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Bart

Country: United States

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Twister

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes

Country: United States

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Dead Man

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover

Country: United States

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The Craft

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell

Country: United States

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James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: University of Oklahoma graduate students using Doppler radar to measure wind speeds in this tornado,
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9535
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.327

Books

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

The Green Mile, Part 2: The Mouse on the Mile

By: Stephen King

A mouse moves into Cold Mountain Penitentiary and breaks up the monotony for the three death row inmates.

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back

By: Terry McMillan

Stella Payne is forty-two, divorced, a high-powered investment analyst, mother of eleven-year-old Quincy- and she does it all. In fact, if she doesn't do it, it doesn't get done, from Little League carpool duty to analyzing portfolios to folding the ...

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The Tenth Insight

By: James Redfield

The adventure that began with The Celestine Prophecy continues as the action shifts to a wilderness in the American Southeast where the narrator's friend has disappeared.

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Bad As I Wanna Be

By: Dennis Rodman with Tim Keown

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cruis'n World

Platform: Arcade Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

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Defender 2000

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: Shooter

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Deadly Tide

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Destruction Derby 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Furuta Atsuya no Simulation Pro Yakyuu 2

Furuta Atsuya no Simulation Pro Yakyuu 2

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Hect[1]


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