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Friday 26 April 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Gates and Kennedy Grace. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. The Craft, directed by Andrew Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Green Mile, Part 1: The Two Dead Girls by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cañaveral de pasiones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chronicles of the Sword or A-10 Cuba!.
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 ?

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Profit

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States

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The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

Starring: Mark Thomas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Movies

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

The Craft

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell

Country: United States

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James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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Fear

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen

Country: United States

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Primal Fear

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton

Country: United States

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Ghost in the Shell

Directed by: Mamoru Oshii

Starring: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Sotherby ends 4 day auction of Jackie O stuff-take in $34.5 million
  • Stirling Silliphant, American screenwriter and producer, dies at age 78 (born 1918).
  • Shaun Pollock takes four wickets in four balls for Warwickshire in B&H.
  • Regional security treaty signed by the “Shanghai Five”.
  • Port Arthur massacre: Martin Bryant kills 35 people at the Port Arthur, Tasmania tourist site, Australia.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.324
  • Time: Inset: Theodore Kaczynski- Todd Korol-Sipa; David Kaczynski-WTEN-TV.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9531

Books

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

The Green Mile, Part 1: The Two Dead Girls

By: Stephen King

The Green Mile tells the story of two men, a prison guard and his new death row inmate, and their suddenly intertwined lives. What would it be like to walk those last 40 yards to the electric chair, knowing you ...

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In Contempt

By: Christopher Darden with Jess Walter

Offers a personal perspective on the O.J. Simpson trial and shares the author's observations on legal strategy, racial issues, and the principal lawyers, officials, and witnesses involved in the case.

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Egg Monsters From Mars

By: R.L. Stine

Disgusted by his bratty kid sister's demand for an egg hunt as part of a birthday celebration, Dana Johnson is amazed when he finds a football-sized, purple-veined egg that hatches a terrifying surprise.

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Moonlight Becomes You

By: Mary Higgins Clark

From Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, a thriller “that grabs you with the first paragraph and never lets go” (USA TODAY) about a woman desperate to uncover the truth behind her beloved stepmother’s death.At

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chronicles of the Sword

Platform: DOS, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara

Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up, action role-playing video game

Publisher: Capcom

Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Bandai

A-10 Cuba!

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Activision

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Blazing Dragons

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Crystal Dynamics

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