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Tuesday 26 November 1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on November 26, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Louane Emera . In that special week of November people in US were listening to No Diggity by BLACKstreet. In UK Knockin' On Heaven's Door / Throw These Guns Away by Dunblane was in the top 5 hits. Jerry Maguire, directed by Cameron Crowe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while My Gal Sunday by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Sight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard or DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure.
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What the sky looked like on 26 November 1996

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

Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renée Zellweger, Kelly Preston

Country: United States

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How the Toys Saved Christmas

Directed by: Enzo D'Alò

Starring: Mary Tyler Moore, Tony Randall, Neil Shee, Walter Massey

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The Evening Star

Directed by: Robert Harling

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Bill Paxton, Juliette Lewis, Miranda Richardson

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Directed by: Albert Dupontel

Starring: Claude Perron, Albert Dupontel, Roland Blanche, Hélène Vincent

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Directed by: Adrian Noble

Starring: Lindsay Duncan, Alex Jennings, Desmond Barrit, Finbar Lynch

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TV Series

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

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

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Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

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Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dark Skies

Directed by: Scott Stewart

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Mysteriet på Greveholm

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 November 1996 ?

  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
  • Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
Famous Birthdays:
  • Louane Emera: French singer-actress, widely known for her role in "La Famille Bélier" (2014): she won the Cesar as most promising actress.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Baseball owners approve interleague play, 26-4
  • The Sands Hotel in Las Vegas is imploded to make way for the Venetian Hotel.
  • U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments.
  • Widespread student pro-democracy protests are broken up in Burma.

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Sport Games on 26 November 1996

American Basketball
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Philadelphia 76ers : 100 - 88
  • Miami Heat - Golden State Warriors : 107 - 88
  • Phoenix Suns - Denver Nuggets : 108 - 117
  • Portland Trail Blazers - Houston Rockets : 101 - 102
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Charlton - Grimsby : 1 - 3
  • Reading - Birmingham : 0 - 0
  • Sheffield United - Swindon : 2 - 0
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chester - Cardiff : 0 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 26, 1996 - Geocentric view

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

My Gal Sunday

By: Mary Higgins Clark

A dashing ex-president and his young congresswoman bride become an irresistible sleuthing duo in four acclaimed stories from the Queen of Suspense.Henry

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The Laws of Our Fathers

By: Scott Turow

In Kindle County, a woman is killed in an apparent random drive-by shooting. The woman turns out to be the ex-wife of a prominent state senator and an old acquaintance of Judge Sonia Klonsky, on whose desk the case lands.

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The Regulators

By: Richard Bachman

On a perfect summer afternoon in Wentworth, Ohio, many of the citizens who live on Poplar Street are killed mysteriously, and at the center of the mystery is a

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By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!

Platform: SNES Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

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Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard

Front Mission Series: Gun Hazard

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter Role-playing shooter

Publisher: Squaresoft

DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure

DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Hudson Soft



Platform: Windows, Mac 10.4 or later, iOS 3.0 or later

Genre: Massively multiplayer online game

Publisher: Dragon's Eye Productions, Inc.

Bruce Jenner's World Class Decathlon

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Decathlon

Publisher: Dallas Multimedia

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Cutthroat Island

Studio: Live

Format: VHS release

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Short Circuit 2

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White Squall

Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS release

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The Yearling

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Mickey's Christmas Carol

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release; part of the Disney's Favorite Stories Collection

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