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Friday 25 October 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Georgia Lock and Keean Johnson. 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. Romeo + Juliet, directed by Baz Luhrmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Tenth Insight by James Redfield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sai yau gei. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chex Quest or Enemy Zero.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Romeo + Juliet

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Robert John Burke, Lucinda Jenney

Country: United States

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Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Sai yau gei

Starring: Dicky Cheung, Wah Kong, Yiu-Cheung Lai, Cheung-Ching Mak

Country: Hong Kong

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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


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

Country: United States

Vidas de Sal

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

Country: Portugal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 October 1996 ?

  • Day of the Romanian Army
  • Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
  • Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
  • Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Frank, Brother of Yank manager Joe Torre, receives a heart transplant

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Sport Games on 25 October 1996

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hansa Rostock - St Pauli : 3 - 1
  • Werder Bremen - Leverkusen : 1 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - F Koln : 1 - 1
  • Essen - Lubeck : 2 - 0
  • Uerdingen - Stuttgarter K : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 25 October 1996
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Montpellier : 3 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Bolton : 2 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.350
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: News Wars -- Oct. 21, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9557


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

The Tenth Insight

By: James Redfield

240pages. in8. Broché.

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Angela's Ashes

By: Frank McCourt

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

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Falling Up

By: Shel Silverstein

From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings.Filled

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Windows, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: God game

Publisher: LucasArts

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Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire

Platform: Nintendo 64 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo (N64) LucasArts (PC)

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Chex Quest

Chex Quest

Platform: MS-DOS Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Digital Café

Dark Savior

Dark Savior

Platform: Saturn

Genre: Platformer Puzzle Adventure Fighting

Publisher: Sega

Enemy Zero

Platform: Saturn, Windows

Genre: Survival horror, stealth, adventure

Publisher: JP WARP

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