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Thursday 24 October 1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Justin Burke and NereusGod . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. Thinner, directed by Tom Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aquarium or FIST.
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 30 days ?

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Gullage's

Starring: Frank Barry, Torquil Colbo, Mercedes Barry, Brian Best

Vidas de Sal

Starring: Mariana Rey Monteiro, Armando Cortez, Virgílio Castelo, Simone de Oliveira

Country: Portugal

Pappyland

Starring: Michael Cariglio, Mike Curley, Gabriel Velez, Marilyn Arnone

Country: United States

Deutsch Plus

Written by: David Hargreaves

Starring: Ivan Robert Sertic, Constanze Pröbster

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Thinner

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Robert John Burke, Lucinda Jenney

Country: United States

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Sleepers

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Underground

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Miki Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic

Country: United States

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The Long Kiss Goodnight

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Yvonne Zima

Country: United States

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That Thing You Do!

Directed by: Tom Hanks

Starring: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Last game at Atlanta County Fulton Stadium. Yanks win record 8th straight road post season win (with no loses)
  • The Marcopper Mine Disaster occurs dumping toxic copper tailings into the Boac River.

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Sport Games on 24 October 1996

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  • Ajax - Waalwijk : 2 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: News Wars -- Oct. 21, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9557
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.349

Books

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

The Notebook

By: Nicholas Sparks

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

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My Many Colored Days

By: Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher

Dr. Seuss's youngest concept book is now available in a sturdy board book for his youngest fans! All of the stunning illustrations and imaginative type designs of Steve Johnson and Lou

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A Secret Affair

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Seeking some much-needed rest and relaxation after a long stint as a TV-news war correspondent in Bosnia, 33-year-old Bill Fitzgerald travels to Venice.

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Slouching Towards Gomorrah

By: Robert H. Bork

In this New York Times bestselling book, Robert H. Bork, our country's most distinguished conservative scholar, offers a prophetic and unprecedented view of a culture in decline, a nation in such

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aquarium

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Excellent System

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Arena: Maze of Death

Platform: Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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FIST

Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Imagineer

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Breakers

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Visco, SNK

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Furcadia

Furcadia

Platform: Windows, Mac 10.4 or later, iOS 3.0 or later

Genre: Massively multiplayer online game

Publisher: Dragon's Eye Productions, Inc.


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