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Sunday 28 April 1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tony Revolori and Joanna Kuchta. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. The Craft, directed by Andrew Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cañaveral de pasiones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BVE TrainSim or Beggar Prince.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The Craft

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell

Country: United States

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James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen

Country: United States

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Primal Fear

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton

Country: United States

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The Birdcage

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Forensic Files

Written by: Paul Dowling

Starring: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas

Country: United States

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Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 April 1996 ?

  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
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Famous Deaths:
  • Big, opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 193 performances
  • Meg Mallon wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic.
  • Whitewater controversy: President Bill Clinton gives a 4 1/2 hour videotaped testimony for the defense.
  • In Tasmania, Australia, Martin Bryant goes on a shooting spree, killing 35 people and seriously injuring 21 more.

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Sport Games on 28 April 1996

American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Orlando Magic : 77 - 92
  • Miami Heat - Chicago Bulls : 75 - 106
  • Phoenix Suns - San Antonio Spurs : 105 - 110
  • Sacramento Kings - Seattle SuperSonics : 90 - 81
See all Basketball game results of 28 April 1996
Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Lazio : 1 - 3
  • Bari - Udinese : 4 - 2
  • Cagliari - Inter : 0 - 0
  • Milan - Fiorentina : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 28 April 1996
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • M'gladbach - Dusseldorf : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 28 April 1996
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Unterhaching : 2 - 2
  • Bochum - F Koln : 3 - 1
  • Chemnitz - CZ Jena : 3 - 0
  • Lubeck - Hertha : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 28 April 1996

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.324
  • Time: Inset: Theodore Kaczynski- Todd Korol-Sipa; David Kaczynski-WTEN-TV.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9531


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

Undaunted Courage

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

From the bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one

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Blood Sport

By: James B. Stewart

Discusses the truth about Whitewater, Vince Foster's suicide, and other White House scandals, explaining how these episodes have been exploited, White House reaction, and the future of the presidency

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The Green Mile, Part 1: The Two Dead Girls

By: Stephen King

The Green Mile tells the story of two men, a prison guard and his new death row inmate, and their suddenly intertwined lives. What would it be like to walk those last 40 yards to the electric chair, knowing you ...

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Primary Colors

By: Anonymous

A brilliant and penetrating look behind the scenes of modern American politics, Primary Colors is a funny, wise, and dramatic story with characters and events that resemble some familiar, real-life figures.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BVE TrainSim

BVE TrainSim

Platform: Windows 95 Windows 98 Windows ME Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows Vista (With .dll add ons & BVE 5) Windows 7 (With .dll add ons/Windows XP Mode/VMLite XP Mode & BVE 5) Windows 8 (With .dll add ons)

Genre: Train simulator

Captain Quazar

Platform: 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: 3DO

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Final Doom

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows 95, Macintosh, PlayStation

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive

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Beggar Prince

Beggar Prince

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis PC

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: C&E Inc. Super Fighter Team

The Eye of Typhoon

The Eye of Typhoon

Platform: 3DO, MS-DOS, Neo-Geo (cancelled)

Genre: 2D Versus fighting

Publisher: Viccom (MS-DOS version) LG (3DO version)

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