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Wednesday 25 December 1996, Christmas

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Edward Khamidullin . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Everyone Is Entitled To My Opinion by David Brinkley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching It'll Never Work. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AD&D Masterpiece Collection or Marvel vs. Capcom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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101 Dalmatians

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Bingo & Molly

Written by: Tom Broadbridge, Alice Donenfeld, Robin Goodrow, Parker Page

Starring: Robin Goodrow, Frank Italiano, Larissa Matheson, Rachel More

Country: United States

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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 December 1996 ?

  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
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Famous Deaths:
  • JonBenet Ramsey: American homicide victim, one of the most famous and frustrating cases of the '90s.
  • Derek Prouse: Writer actor / director (Le Scandale), dies at 74.
  • Jon Benet Ramsey: Colo child beauty queen, murdered at 6.
  • Rupert John: Governor-General of Grenadines (1970-76), dies.
  • Bill Hewitt: Canadian journalist and sportscaster (d. 1996).

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Sport Games on 25 December 1996

American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Chicago Bulls : 83 - 95
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Phoenix Suns : 108 - 87
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1996?

  • Time: Inset: photos (L-R): Phil Bray-Miramax; Michele Gregolin-Reuters; Chris Buck-Outline; Steve Sands-Ou
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9566
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.358


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

Everyone Is Entitled To My Opinion

By: David Brinkley

Make it easy on yourself - read David Brinkley in Large Print!* All Random House Large Print Editions are published in a 16-point typefaceNo matter how seriously we take our politics,

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By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

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The Christmas Tree

By: Julie Salamon

The Christmas Tree is the tale of a little girl named Anna, who is orphaned and sent to live in a convent.

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The Book of Ruth

By: Jane Hamilton

Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and love.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3D Baseball

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP BMG Japan; NA Crystal Dynamics (NA)

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AD&D Masterpiece Collection

AD&D Masterpiece Collection

Platform: Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: SSI



Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Psycon Software


Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360

Genre: Role-playing, Social simulation

Publisher: JP Atlus, ASCII Corporation; NA Atlus; EU Koei, Ghostlight, Sega, Square Enix, NIS America, Zen United

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Marvel vs. Capcom

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom, Acclaim Entertainment (Children of the Atom home port)

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