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Friday 24 May 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 24, 1996). 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. Hard Core Logo, directed by Bruce McDonald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Her Own Rules by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hum Dono. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat or Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat.
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What the sky looked like on 24 May 1996

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

Hard Core Logo

Directed by: Bruce McDonald

Starring: Hugh Dillon, Callum Keith Rennie, John Pyper-Ferguson, Bernie Coulson

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Echte Kerle

Directed by: Rolf Silber

Starring: Christoph M. Ohrt, Carin C. Tietze, Tim Bergmann, Oliver Stokowski

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Directed by: Steve Rash

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Langella, Dennis Farina, Richard Jenkins

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Directed by: Julio Medem

Starring: Carmelo Gómez, Emma Suárez, Karra Elejalde, Silke

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Mission: Impossible

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart, Henry Czerny

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hum Dono

Directed by: B. S. Glaad

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Tattoon Master

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Directed by: Marcus Scott

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The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 1996 ?

  • 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:
  • Spy Hard, starring Leslie Nielsen is released

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Sport Games on 24 May 1996

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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 24, 1996 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1996 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads
  2. SWV - You're The One
  3. All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...") - Joe
  4. Get Money - Junior M.A.F.I.A. Featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
  5. Keep On, Keepin' On (From "Sunset Park") - MC Lyte Featuring Xscape
  6. Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
  7. Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley
  8. Jodeci - Get On Up
  9. Total - Kissin' You
  10. Touch Me Tease Me (From "The Nutty Professor") - Case Featuring Foxxy Brown
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Amarte A Ti - Cristian
  2. El Circo - Los Tigres del Norte
  3. Basta Ya! - Olga Tanon
  4. Por Amarte - Enrique Iglesias
  5. Puedes Llegar - Voces Unidas
  6. De Repente - Soraya
  7. La Mafia - Un Millon De Rosas
  8. Te Aprovechas - Limite
  9. Una Noche Mas - Liberacion
  10. Yo Te Amare - La Mafia


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

Her Own Rules

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Meredith Stratton worked hard to become a successful businesswoman—and now she owns six elegant inns all over the world. But on a trip abroad she is struck by a strange illness,

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The Rants

By: Dennis Miller

Now, I don't want to get off on a rant here The New York Times called Dennis Miller's The Rants "a pleasing mix of profanity and wit...that

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Absolute Power

By: David Baldacci

In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping Luther Whitney, a career break-in artist, behind a secret wall.

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By: Richard Paul Evans

"Of all, clockmakers and morticians should bear the keenest sense of priority-their lives daily spent in observance of the unflagging procession of time...

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Platform: 3DO, Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Strategic Simulations

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Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Mindscape SSI (NA PlayStation) GOG Ltd

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Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Imagineer

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Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Mindscape SSI (NA PlayStation) GOG Ltd

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Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala

Eggerland Episode 0: Quest of Lala

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Getting Even with Dad

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The Land Before Time

Studio: MCA/Universal

Format: VHS release

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Pete's Dragon

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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Get Shorty

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

Studio: Dimension

Format: VHS release

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