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Sunday 28 July 1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Montana Thomas and Alonso Villalpando. In that special week of July people in US were listening to You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while I Was Amelia Earhart by Jane Mendelsohn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leaving Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood & Magic or Bot Soccer.
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 ?

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

Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Klub NLO

Starring: Teodor Elmazov, Katerina Evro, Velko Kynev, Georgi Mamalev

Country: Bulgaria

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Matilda

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson

Country: United States

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A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller

Country: United States

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The Frighteners

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson

Country: United States

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Criss Cross

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 July 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
  • San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
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Facts:
  • New York Yankee Darryl Strawberry hits his 300th HR
  • Vicki Fergon wins LPGA Micelob Light Heartland Golf Classic
  • The remains of a prehistoric man are discovered near Kennewick, Washington. Such remains will be known as the Kennewick Man.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.337
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Prince William -- July 22, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9544

Books

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

I Was Amelia Earhart

By: Jane Mendelsohn

In this brilliantly imagined novel, Amelia Earhart tells us what happened after she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared off the coast of New Guinea one glorious, windy day in 1937.

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The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

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Accordion Crimes

By: E. Annie Proulx

Hardcover, first UK edition 1996 - 381 pages

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Outrage

By: Vincent Bugliosi

“Provocative and entertaining. ... A powerful and damning diatribe on Simpson’s acquittal.”―People Here is the account of the O. J. Simpson case that no one dared to write, that no one

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blood & Magic

Platform: DOS, Windows 95

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Interplay

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Bot Soccer

Bot Soccer

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Expert Software

Brian Lara Cricket '96

Brian Lara Cricket '96

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Microsoft Windows Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters

Cool Boarders

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: JP UEP Systems; NA SCEA; EU SCEE; JP Studio Zan (PSN)

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Diablo series

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Sierra Entertainment

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