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Wednesday 24 May 1995

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kiiara and Sabrina Vega. In that special week of May people in US were listening to This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan. In UK Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Mnemonic, directed by Robert Longo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while The Glass Lake by Maeve Binchy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Trailer Park. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Manager 2 or Defcon 5.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Johnny Mnemonic

Directed by: Robert Longo

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Dolph Lundgren, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

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Directed by: Brad Silberling

Starring: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States

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Die Hard: With a Vengeance

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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Crimson Tide

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Matt Craven

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Father Ted

Starring: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fist of Fun

Starring: Stewart Lee, Richard Herring, Peter Baynham, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Private Life of Plants

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Todd A. Robinson

Country: United States

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Starring: Dean Johnson, Miriam Johnson, Tom Weckwerth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 1995 ?

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Harold Wilson: British politician who became Prime Minister 3/04/1974 upon Edward Heath’s resignation.
  • Mike Pyne: Jazz Pianist, dies at 54.

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Sport Games on 24 May 1995

American Basketball
  • Houston Rockets - San Antonio Spurs : 106 - 96
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Budget Revolution -- May 22, 1995
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9484
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.275


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

The Glass Lake

By: Maeve Binchy

Night after night the beautiful woman walked beside the serene waters of Lough Glass. Until the day she disappeared, leaving only a boat drifting upside down on the unfathomable lake that

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Phenomenal Woman

By: Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, the bestselling author of On the Pulse of Morning, Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now, and other lavishly praised works, is considered one of America's finest poets.

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Mind Prey

By: John Sandford

Lucas Davenport has met his match-a brilliant, wanton killer who knows more about mind games than Lucas himself. This man is more depraved and intelligent than anybody Lucas has

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All That Glitters

By: V.C. Andrews

Driven from the Dumas Mansion back to her beloved bayou, Ruby's only hope is that fate will let her begin anew... Living again in a humble shack, Ruby is determined to make a secure and happy home for her precious ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Submarine

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action Strategy

Publisher: Pack-In-Video

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Championship Manager 2

Platform: PC, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Front Mission

Platform: Super Famicom, PlayStation, WonderSwan Color, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Squaresoft Square Enix (PS1)

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Defcon 5

Platform: PC DOS, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, 3DO Interactive Multiplayer

Genre: Adventure, first-person shooter

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Dragoon Might

Dragoon Might

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Konami

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