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Saturday 24 February 1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. Bottle Rocket, directed by Wes Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Primary Colors by Anonymous (aka Joe Klein) was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Mark Thomas Comedy Product. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 9: The Last Resort or Captain Quazar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

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

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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Strange Universe

Written by: Paul Barrosse

Starring: Christopher Chisholm, Joey Ortega, Cassandra Peterson, Franklin Ruehl

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Bottle Rocket

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ned Dowd

Country: United States

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Happy Gilmore

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen

Country: United States

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Beautiful Girls

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton, Noah Emmerich

Country: United States

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From Dusk Till Dawn

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Cuba downs two US planes.
  • The last occurrence of February 24 as a leap day in the European Union and for the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Cuban fighter jets shoot down 2 American aircraft belonging to the Cuban exile group, Brothers to the Rescue. Cuban officials assert that they invaded Cuban airspace.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.315316
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Netscape's Marc Andreessen -- Feb. 19, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9522

Books

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

The Rainmaker

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

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Night of the Living Dummy III

By: R.L. Stine

The original books featuring the scariest creatures from the Goosebumps movie, in theaters October 16, 2015! Trina O'Dell's dad used to have a ventriloquist act. That's why he has all those dummies in the attic.

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

By: John Gra

Subtitle: ?€œThe Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex?€?. (H, HarperCollins)

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How Could You Do That?!

By: Laura Schlessinger

How Could You Do That?! illustrates Dr. Laura Schlessinger's philosophy of personal responsibility through her usually provocative but always stimulating moral dialogues with callers about everyday ethical dilemmas.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

9: The Last Resort

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: GT Interactive

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Captain Quazar

Platform: 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: 3DO

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DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure

DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Crash Bandicoot

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Deadly Rooms of Death (Webfoot)

Deadly Rooms of Death (Webfoot)

Platform: Windows, Linux, Mac OS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Webfoot Technologies


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