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Friday 24 May 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Matthew Eappen and Carter Reynolds. 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. DragonHeart, directed by Rob Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Shadows Of The Empire by Steve Perry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Klub NLO. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Gallet or Tomb Raider.
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 30 days ?

DragonHeart

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • 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.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Matthew Eappen: American baby who died 2/09/1997 shortly before 11:00 AM, allegedly killed by Louise Woodward, an English teenager who was caring for him.
  • Carter Reynolds: Vine Star.
  • Racingcatz : YouTube Star.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Spy Hard, starring Leslie Nielsen is released

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Sport Games on 24 May 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Utah Jazz : 76 - 96
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Chemnitz - Bochum : 0 - 2
  • F Koln - Meppen : 0 - 0
  • Mannheim - Mainz : 2 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.328
  • Time: University of Oklahoma graduate students using Doppler radar to measure wind speeds in this tornado,
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9535

Books

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

Shadows Of The Empire

By: Steve Perry

Shadows of the Empire illuminates the shadowy outlines of a criminal conspiracy that exists in the background of the events in the movies, ruled by a character new to us.

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Lost Laysen

By: Debra Freer

A long-lost novel by the author of Gone with the Wind provides richly romantic saga of a stormy love triangle and characters torn between passion and honor, whose

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Mother

By: Judy Olausen

In the spirit of William Wegman and Cindy Sherman, Mother offers a very funny, wickedly satiric collection of portraits of that most sacred institution: Mom.

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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 ?

Digital Pinball: Necronomicon

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Pinball

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Air Gallet

Air Gallet

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Banpresto

Assault Rigs

Platform: Windows, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Action

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]

Tomb Raider

Platform: Android, Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance, iOS, Linux, Mac OS X, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Mobile phone, N-Gage 2.0, GameCube, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlaySt

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (1996–2009) Square Enix (2010–present)

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