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Thursday 25 July 1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maria-Olympia . In that special week of July people in US were listening to You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Green Mile, Part 4: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leaving Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age or Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse.
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 ?

Leaving Home

Starring: Oliver Knussen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Daily Show

Written by: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg

Starring: Jon Stewart

Country: United States

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Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Buzzkill

Written by: Dave Sheridan

Starring: Travis Draft

Country: United States

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Matilda

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson

Country: United States

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Kingpin

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Bill Murray

Country: United States

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A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson

Country: United States

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Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 July 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Thea
  • Roman festivals - Furinalia
  • Cuba - Eve of Revolution Day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Foundation of Santiago de QuerTtaro
  • Puerto Rico - Constitution Day (1952)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Maria-Olympia : Greek royalty, the first child of Crown Prince Pavlos and American heiress Marie-Chantal Miller (now styled as Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece, Princess of Denmark) who married on 1 July 1995.
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Facts:
  • Kim LaPlante of Washington state crowned Mrs United States
  • In a military coup in Burundi, Pierre Buyoya deposes Sylvestre Ntibantunganya.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Prince William -- July 22, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9544
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.336

Books

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

The Green Mile, Part 4: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix

By: Stephen King

This First Signet Printing of the Complete New Green Mile 6-volume series is being offered as part of an estate liquidation and will not last long at this price.

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Cause of Death

By: Patricia Cornwell

Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a ship graveyard to recover the very human remains of Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter. Together with her niece Lucy and police captain Pete Marino, Scarpetta will follow the scents of ...

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From Potter's Field

By: Patricia Cornwell

In From Potter's Field, #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell enters the chilling world of Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta—and a bold, brilliant killer from her past.Upon

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The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: 4X

Publisher: Interactive Magic

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DX-Ball

Platform: Windows Mac OS 6 or higher.

Genre: Breakout clone

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Death Rally

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android, Kindle Fire

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Apogee Software (DOS) Remedy Entertainment (iOS, Android)

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FIST

Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Imagineer

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Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Steam Android iOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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