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Thursday 24 August 1995

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Jaconelli and Wenwen Han. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Kiss From A Rose by Seal. In UK Never Forget by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Desperado, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while A Good Walk Spoiled by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Clinic. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conqueror A.D. 1086 or Fever Pitch Soccer (Head-On Soccer).
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Joaquim de Almeida

Country: United States

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Mortal Kombat

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Linden Ashby

Country: United States

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Directed by: Chris Noonan

Starring: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh

Country: United States

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Directed by: Larry Clark

Starring: Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chlo Sevigny

Country: United States

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Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Kevin Costner, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Clinic

Starring: Danielle Abastado, Emanuel Arruda, Tom Burke, Joe Frank

Country: United States

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Toini ja Heikki Haaman Show

Starring: Jukka Rasila

Country: Finland


Starring: Jonathan Booth

Country: Canada

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The Friday Night Armistice

Starring: Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham, David Schneider, Danny Erskine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Rock Family Trees

Starring: John Peel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1995 ?

  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Famous Deaths:
  • Erich Geiringer: General Practitioner campaigner, dies at 78.
  • Gary Crosby: American actor and noted family, the first of four sons of Bing and Dixie Crosby.
  • Fire that wipes 6,000 acres begins in Hamptons on Long Island
  • Microsoft releases the Windows 95 operating system. This is the first consumer Windows version that does not require MS-DOS pre-installed. New features include integrated TCP/IP stack, dial-up networking, and long filenames. The software comprises over 11 million lines of code. The US$250 million publicity campaign includes US$12 million for the rights to the "Start Me Up" song by the Rolling Stones. This is the biggest marketing extravaganza for a consumer product ever. First day sales total

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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1995?

  • Time: Soldier wearing helmet with goggles as fire burns in background
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9497
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.288


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

A Good Walk Spoiled

By: John Feinstein

In the highly acclaimed bestseller A Good Walk Spoiled, John Feinstein captures the world of professional golf as it has never been captured before.

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Once Upon A More Enlightened Time

By: James Finn Garner

Another enlightened collection from the bestselling author of Politically Correct Bedtime Stories. Garner continues his mission to liberate our classic fairy tales from archaic, sexist, ageist, classist, lookist, and environmentally unsound

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By: Danielle Steel

As a partner at one of New York's most prestigious law firms, Alexandra Parker barely manages to juggle husband, career, and the three-year-old child she gave birth to at forty. But

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Memnoch the Devil

By: Anne Rice

"STARTLING . . . FIENDISH . . . MEMNOCH'S TALE IS COMPELLING."--New York Daily News"Like Interview with the Vampire, Memnoch has a half-maddened, fever-pitch intensity. .

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Conqueror A.D. 1086

Platform: Microsoft Windows 95 or later

Genre: Strategy, medieval, isometric

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Cyber Troopers Virtual-On:Operation Moongate

Cyber Troopers Virtual-On:Operation Moongate

Platform: Arcade, Saturn, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2 (Sega Ages 2500), PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest

Platform: SNES Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

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Fever Pitch Soccer (Head-On Soccer)

Fever Pitch Soccer (Head-On Soccer)

Platform: Genesis, Super NES, Atari Jaguar

Genre: Sports, Soccer (Football)

Publisher: Atari Games (Atari Jaguar), U.S. Gold (Another)

Flight of the Amazon Queen

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Renegade Software

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