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Tuesday 27 August 1996

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sophia Stallone and Stefanie Giesinger. 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 Gods And Generals by Jeff Shaara 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 The Divide: Enemies Within or Dragon Force.
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 27 August 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 27 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Abram Games: Graphic artist, dies at 82.
  • Alexander Lanusse: Military President of Argentina (1971-73).
  • Greg Morris: American actor, star of "Mission Impossible" TV series 1966-73 and "Vega$," 1979-81.

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Sport Games on 27 August 1996

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Freiburg : 3 - 1
  • Hamburg - Stuttgart : 0 - 4
  • Schalke 04 - Bochum : 1 - 1
  • Werder Bremen - M'gladbach : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 27 August 1996
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Toulouse : 1 - 3
  • Charleville - Toulon : 0 - 3
  • Laval - Niort : 1 - 1
  • Louhans-Cuis. - Martigues : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 27 August 1996
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Marseille : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 27 August 1996
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Crystal Palace - West Brom : 0 - 0
  • Ipswich - Grimsby : 1 - 1
  • Oxford - Norwich : 0 - 1
  • Portsmouth - Southend : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 27 August 1996

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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 ?

Gods And Generals

By: Jeff Shaara

The New York Times bestselling prequel to the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Killer Angels In this brilliantly written epic novel, Jeff Shaara traces the lives, passions, and careers of the

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The Celestine Prophecy

By: James Redfield

THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

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Lily White

By: Susan Isaacs

Meet Lily White, Long Island criminal defense lawyer. Smart, savvy, and down-to-earth, Lee can spot a phony the way her haughty mother can spot an Armani.

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back

By: Terry McMillan

Stella Payne is forty-two, divorced, a high-powered investment analyst, mother of eleven-year-old Quincy- and she does it all. In fact, if she doesn't do it, it doesn't get done, from Little League carpool duty to analyzing portfolios to folding the ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Time Warner

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The Divide: Enemies Within

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Viacom New Media

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Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire

Platform: Nintendo 64 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo (N64) LucasArts (PC)

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Amok

Platform: Saturn, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: NA Scavenger; JP Koei; EU Scavenger; BR Tec Toy

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Dragon Force

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: NA Working Designs

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