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Saturday 26 August 1995

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Abdulrahman al-Awlaki . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Kiss From A Rose by Seal. In UK Never Forget by Take That was in the top 5 hits. La Haine, directed by Mathieu Kassovitz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while From Potter's Field by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rownd a Rownd. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery or Carmen Sandiego: Junior Detective.
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 Clinic

Starring: Danielle Abastado, Emanuel Arruda, Tom Burke, Joe Frank

Country: United States

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The Friday Night Armistice

Starring: Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham, David Schneider, Danny Erskine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Rock Family Trees

Starring: John Peel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Trailer Park

Starring: Tom Davis

Country: United States

Father Ted

Starring: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn

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 ?

La Haine

Directed by: Mathieu Kassovitz

Starring: Vincent Cassel, Hubert Kound, Sad Taghmaoui

Country: United States

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Desperado

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Joaquim de Almeida

Country: United States

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Mortal Kombat

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Linden Ashby

Country: United States

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Babe

Directed by: Chris Noonan

Starring: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh

Country: United States

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Kids

Directed by: Larry Clark

Starring: Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chlo Sevigny

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1995 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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Facts:
  • Andrew Symonds hits 20 sixes in match for Gloucs vs. Glamorgan

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1995?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.289290
  • Time: Soldier wearing helmet with goggles as fire burns in background
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9497

Books

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

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 Body Farm

By: Patricia Cornwell

When an eleven-year-old girl is found murdered, Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner for the Commonwealth of Virginia, gets another chance at stopping one of the most heartless and horrifying serial killers of her career: the demented Temple Gault.

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Memnoch the Devil

By: Anne Rice

"STARTLING . . . FIENDISH . . . MEMNOCH'S TALE IS COMPELLING."--New York Daily News"Like Interview with the Vampire, Memnoch has a half-maddened, fever-pitch intensity. .

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Beach Music

By: Pat Conro

Five brothers reunite in South Carolina as their mother is dying. (H, Doubleday)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aliens: A Comic Book Adventure

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Mindscape

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Arcade Classic 4: Defender/Joust

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo

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The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery

Platform: MS-DOS, Macintosh, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie, point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Carmen Sandiego: Junior Detective

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Selectsoft Publishing

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Fatal Fury 3

Platform: Neo Geo, Neo-Geo CD, Sega Saturn, Windows, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: SNK

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