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Friday 26 January 1996

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Allie Evans and Tyger Drew-Honey. In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while It Takes A Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sunday Night Sex Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Robotron: 2084 or Extreme Pinball.
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 30 days ?

The House

Starring: Denyce Graves, Bernard Haitink

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Adam and Joe Show

Starring: Adam Buxton, Joe Cornish, Nigel Buxton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Organ Works

Starring: Howard Goodall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Kitchen

Starring: Jacques Pepin, Claudine Pepin

Country: United States

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Big Cat Diary

Starring: Simon King, Jonathan Scott, Saba Douglas-Hamilton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

From Dusk Till Dawn

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans

Country: United States

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Dead Man Walking

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky

Country: United States

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Twelve Monkeys

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt

Country: United States

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Four Rooms

Directed by: Allison Anders

Starring: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Henry Jay Lewis: conductor, dies at age 63.
  • Stevie Plunder: Australian musician (Born 1963).
  • Frank Howard: American baseball player, coach and team manager, who hit his career-high 48 home runs with the Washington Senators during the 1969 season.
  • Henry Lewis: American musician and conductor, one of the first black conductors to break the color barrier and lead a major symphony orchestra.
  • David Schultz: wrestler (Olympics-Gold-1984), killed by US millionaire John Du Pont.
Facts:
  • Les Miserables, opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg
  • Death by firing squad by John Albert Taylor in Utah, USA, for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl.
  • Whitewater scandal: U.S. First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies before a grand jury.

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Sport Games on 26 January 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - New Jersey Nets : 107 - 115
  • Indiana Pacers - Boston Celtics : 107 - 90
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Philadelphia 76ers : 100 - 88
  • Miami Heat - Chicago Bulls : 80 - 102
See all Basketball game results of 26 January 1996
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Football (Turkey)
  • Bursaspor - Antalyaspor : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 January 1996

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.311
  • Time: Managed Health Care. Photograph for TIME by Andrew Eccles. Inset: Photograph for TIME by Les Stone-S
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9518

Books

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

It Takes A Village

By: Hillary Rodham Clinton

In celebration of the tenth anniversary of It Takes a Village, this splendid edition includes photographs and a new Introduction by Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.A

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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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Contagion

By: Robin Cook

In a story of the dangers of managed health care, ophthalmologist-turned-foresic pathologist John Stapleton investigates a series of virulent and lethal illnesses targeting more costly patients of a

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Behind The Lines

By: W. E. B. Griffin

Behind the Lines is W. E. B. Griffin's powerful novel of World War II -- and the courage, patriotism, and sacrifice of those who fought it.By

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Robotron: 2084

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Williams Electronics

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Cruis'n World

Platform: Arcade Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

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Earthsiege 2

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Vehicle Simulation

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Casual Romance Club

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Sega Saturn

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

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Extreme Pinball

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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