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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 Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rownd a Rownd. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Backfire! or Dark Seed II.
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 ?

La Haine

Directed by: Mathieu Kassovitz

Starring: Vincent Cassel, Hubert Kound, Sad Taghmaoui

Country: United States

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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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Directed by: Chris Noonan

Starring: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh

Country: United States

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Directed by: Larry Clark

Starring: Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chlo Sevigny

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Rownd a Rownd

Starring: Tom Blumberg, Manon Elis, Emyr Gibson, Gwion Tegid

The Clinic

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

Country: United States

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Toini ja Heikki Haaman Show

Starring: Jukka Rasila

Country: Finland


Starring: Jonathan Booth

Country: Canada

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1995 ?

  • 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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Famous Deaths:
  • Andrew Symonds hits 20 sixes in match for Gloucs vs. Glamorgan

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Sport Games on 26 August 1995

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Cannes : 5 - 1
  • Bastia - Gueugnon : 1 - 2
  • Bordeaux - Monaco : 2 - 4
  • Martigues - Montpellier : 0 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Norwich : 3 - 1
  • Crystal Palace - Charlton : 1 - 1
  • Derby - Grimsby : 1 - 1
  • Dundee - Airdrie : 1 - 1
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bradford - Shrewsbury : 3 - 1
  • Bristol City - Stockport : 1 - 0
  • Burnley - Brentford : 1 - 0
  • Carlisle - Swindon : 0 - 1
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chester - Plymouth : 3 - 1
  • Colchester - Lincoln : 3 - 0
  • Doncaster - Cardiff : 0 - 0
  • Exeter - Scarborough : 2 - 0
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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


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

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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For The Roses

By: Julie Garwood

No one ever knew what kind of strays, from animals to weary travelers, Mary Rose Clayborne would bring home next.Sometimes her four brothers?

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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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Spontaneous Healing

By: Andrew Weil

The body can heal itself. Spontaneous healing is not a miracle but a fact of biology--the result of the natural healing system that each one of us is born with.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Data East

Namco Museum Volume 1

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: EU SCEE

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ClayFighter 2: Judgment Clay

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Interplay

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Crusader: No Remorse

Platform: PC (DOS), Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Electronics Arts

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Dark Seed II

Dark Seed II

Platform: Microsoft Windows 3.x, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, Mac OS

Genre: Interactive movie, point-and-click adventure, psychological horror

Publisher: Cyberdreams (PC) Bandai Visual (SS) B-Factory (PS)

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