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Wednesday 24 April 1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. James and the Giant Peach, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Guilty As Sin by Tami Hoag was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cañaveral de pasiones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bugs Bunny in Double Trouble or Earthsiege 2.
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 ?

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 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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Movies

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

James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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Fear

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen

Country: United States

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Primal Fear

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton

Country: United States

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The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Preston Lockwood: Actor (House of Windsor, Black Candle), dies at 83.
  • Donald Cammell: Scottish film director, born in the Camera Obscura (then known as Outlook Tower) on Castlehill, near the castle in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of the poet and writer Charles Richard Cammell.
Facts:
  • Jack-Night on Town with John Barrymore opens at Belasco for 12 performances
  • 31st Academy of Country Music Awards: Shania Twain wins.
  • Highest scoring baseball game in 17 years - Minnesota Twins 24, Detroit Tigers 11.
  • At the urging of Yasser Arafat, the Palestine Liberation Organization drops its clause calling for the removal of Israel. The Israeli government responds by dropping a similar clause concerning the existence of Palestine.

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Sport Games on 24 April 1996

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hamburg - Leverkusen : 2 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: Theodore Kaczynski- Todd Korol-Sipa; David Kaczynski-WTEN-TV.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9531
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.323

Books

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

Guilty As Sin

By: Tami Hoag

A cold-blooded kidnapper has been playing a twisted game with a terrified Minnesota town. Now a respected member of the community stands accused of a horrific act of evil.

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Undaunted Courage

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

From the bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one

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Emotional Intelligence

By: Daniel Goleman

Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why.

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First King Of Shannara

By: Terry Brooks

Horrified by the misuse of magic they had witnessed during the First War of the Races, the Druids at Paranor devoted themselves to the study of the old sciences, from the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bugs Bunny in Double Trouble

Platform: Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Platform

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Crazy Drake

Platform: DOS, PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: One Reality, eGames

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Earthsiege 2

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Vehicle Simulation

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Fight for Life

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Atari

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Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Tactical RPG

Publisher: Nintendo


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