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Tuesday 26 March 1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kathryn Bernardo and Dillon Rupp. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits. Ghost in the Shell, directed by Mamoru Oshii, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Longitude by Dava Sobel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tell It Like It Is. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chex Quest or Chex Quest.
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 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 ?

The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi

Country: United States

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Bottle Rocket

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ned Dowd

Country: United States

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Happy Gilmore

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen

Country: United States

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Beautiful Girls

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton, Noah Emmerich

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 March 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
  • Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Thomas Wakefield: Writer, dies at 60.
  • (Elizabeth Cissie) Charlton: football matriarch, dies at age 83.
  • Edmund S Muskie: US Vice Presidential candidate/(Governor-Democrat- Maine), dies at age 81.
  • Edmund Muskie: American politician who served in the Maine House of Representatives from 1947-1951 and was the Democratic floor leader from 1949-1951.
  • David Packard: American 6' 5" tall entrepreneur, government official and philanthropist.
Facts:
  • Fire breaks out at the Pasar Anyar shopping centre in Bogor, West Java. The first death toll estimate is 78 until rescuers notice that 68 of them are mannequins.
  • Three British soldiers are found guilty of the manslaughter of Danish tour guide Louise Jensen in Cyprus. Allan Ford, Justin Fowler and Geoffrey Pernell receive life sentences for the September, 1994 rape/murder.
  • The Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia is created.
  • An overcrowded ferry sinks off the coast of Irois, Haiti, killing more than 200 people.
  • A Boeing 737 military jet crashes into a mountain north of Dubrovnik, Croatia. All 35 people on board die, including United States Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown (see 1996 Croatia USAF CT-43 crash).

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Sport Games on 26 March 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Toronto Raptors : 114 - 111
  • Boston Celtics - Indiana Pacers : 96 - 103
  • Charlotte Hornets - Denver Nuggets : 119 - 112
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Orlando Magic : 113 - 91
See all Basketball game results of 26 March 1996
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Chesterfield : 1 - 0
  • Carlisle - Rotherham : 2 - 0
  • Hull - Notts County : 0 - 0
  • Peterboro - Blackpool : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 March 1996
Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chester - Cambridge : 1 - 1
  • Fulham - Leyton Orient : 2 - 1
  • Preston - Bury : 0 - 0
  • Scunthorpe - Exeter : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 March 1996

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Can Machines Think? -- Mar. 25, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9527
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.319

Books

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

Longitude

By: Dava Sobel

Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day-and had been for centuries.

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Night in Werewolf Woods

By: R.L. Stine

Readers find themselves in the character of a young person preparing for a fun-filled vacation at WoodsWorld, until rumors around the Kids Only Campfire reveal that the place is hunted by werewolves, in a story with twenty possible endings.

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Mcnally'S Puzzle

By: Lawrence Sanders

Palm Beach private detective Archy McNally is hired by the wealthy owner of a bird store to investigate threats against his life, but the case soon becomes complicated by

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chex Quest

Chex Quest

Platform: MS-DOS Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Digital Café

Bubsy 3D

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Accolade

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Chex Quest

Chex Quest

Platform: MS-DOS Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Digital Café

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Imagineer

Congo the Movie

Platform: Saturn

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

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