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Monday 26 August 1996

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Luke Siperly and Nehru. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Sling Blade, directed by Billy Bob Thornton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bailey Kipper's P.O.V.. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Disney's Pocahontas or Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age.
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 ?

Bailey Kipper's P.O.V.

Written by: Mark Waxman

Starring: Michael Galeota, Meg Wittner, John Achorn, Andi Eystad

Country: United States

Kamber Aga

Starring: Metin Bilgin, Ergin Eren, Bersun Gorica, Hakan Guven

Country: Turkey

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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Si Doel anak sekolahan

Starring: Rano Karno, Benyamin S., Aminah Cendrakasih, Mandra

Country: Indonesia

Movies

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

Sling Blade

Directed by: Billy Bob Thornton

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh

Country: United States

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She's the One

Directed by: Edward Burns

Starring: Edward Burns, Jennifer Aniston, John Mahoney

Country: United States

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Tin Cup

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson

Country: United States

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The Fan

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes, Ellen Barkin

Country: United States

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Matilda

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1996 ?

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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Sport Games on 26 August 1996

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Hertha - Leipzig : 1 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Leeds - Wimbledon : 1 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Christopher Reeve -- Aug. 26, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9549
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.341342

Books

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

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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Unlimited Access

By: Gary Aldrich

Gary Aldrich was an FBI agent closing out his career with a stint at the White House. What should have been a peaceful exit left him shaken.

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Emotional Intelligence

By: Daniel Goleman

Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why.

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Executive Orders

By: Tom Clancy

The President is dead--and the weight, literally, of the world falls on Jack Ryan's shoulders, in Tom Clancy's newest and most extraordinary novel.I don't know what to do.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Disney's Pocahontas

Platform: Sega Genesis, Game Boy

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: NA Disney Interactive; EU Sega

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Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, Game Boy Advance, Palm OS, Windows Mobile

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: EU SCEE; NA THQ

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College Slam

Platform: Super NES, Genesis, Game Boy, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Acclaim

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Death Tank

Platform: Sega Saturn

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Destiny: World Domination from Stone Age to Space Age

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: 4X

Publisher: Interactive Magic

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