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Thursday 25 January 1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Calum Hood and Gabie Dinsbeer. In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Rainmaker by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sunday Night Sex Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Adventures of Lomax or The Eye of Typhoon.
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 30 days ?

Remember WENN

Written by: Rupert Holmes

Starring: Tom Beckett, George Hall, Margaret Hall, Melinda Mullins

Country: United States

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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Strange Universe

Written by: Paul Barrosse

Starring: Christopher Chisholm, Joey Ortega, Cassandra Peterson, Franklin Ruehl

Country: United States

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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 months ?

From Dusk Till Dawn

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans

Country: United States

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Dead Man Walking

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky

Country: United States

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Twelve Monkeys

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Four Rooms

Directed by: Allison Anders

Starring: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ruth Berghaus: choreographer/director, dies at age 68.
  • Jonathan Larson: American composer and playwright, dies of aortic aneurysm at age 35 (born 1960).
Facts:
  • Billy Bailey became the last person to be hanged in the United States of America.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Managed Health Care. Photograph for TIME by Andrew Eccles. Inset: Photograph for TIME by Les Stone-S
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9518
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.310

Books

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

The Rainmaker

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

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Waiting to Exhale

By: Terry McMillan

From the critically acclaimed author of A Day Late and a Dollar Short and The Interruption of Everything, a wise, earthy story of a friendship between four African American women who lean on each other while "waiting to exhale": waiting ...

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The Christmas Box

By: Richard Paul Evans

A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

By: John Gra

Subtitle: ?€œThe Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex?€?. (H, HarperCollins)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Adventures of Lomax

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: 2D platformer

Publisher: Psygnosis

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3D Tetris

Platform: Virtual Boy

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Bot Soccer

Bot Soccer

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Expert Software

Chaos Overlords

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: New World Computing

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The Eye of Typhoon

The Eye of Typhoon

Platform: 3DO, MS-DOS, Neo-Geo (cancelled)

Genre: 2D Versus fighting

Publisher: Viccom (MS-DOS version) LG (3DO version)


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