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Sunday 29 December 1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include TCTNGaming and Dylan Minnette. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Airframe by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Really Wild Animals. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Earthsiege 2 or Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Monkey Business

Starring: Mike Colbourne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Beyond Bizarre

Starring: Clint Catalyst, Charles Gatewood, Tim Cridland, John Hartley

Country: United States

Bingo & Molly

Written by: Tom Broadbridge, Alice Donenfeld, Robin Goodrow, Parker Page

Starring: Robin Goodrow, Frank Italiano, Larissa Matheson, Rachel More

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Scream

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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101 Dalmatians

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Dreams & Nightmares closes at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
  • Skylight closes at Royale Theater NYC after
  • Taking Sides closes at Atkinson Theater, New York City
  • In the Indian state of Assam, a passenger train is bombed by Bodo separatists, killing 26.
  • Proposed budget cuts by Benjamin Netanyahu spark protests from 250,000 workers, who shut down services across Israel.

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Sport Games on 29 December 1996

NBA
American Basketball
  • Miami Heat - Milwaukee Bucks : 95 - 94
  • New Jersey Nets - Indiana Pacers : 110 - 102
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Los Angeles Lakers : 102 - 115
  • San Antonio Spurs - Portland Trail Blazers : 86 - 110
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NFL
American Football
  • Indianapolis Colts - Pittsburgh Steelers : 14 - 42
  • Philadelphia Eagles - San Francisco 49ers : 0 - 14
See all American Football game results of 29 December 1996
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Southampton - Liverpool : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 29 December 1996

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.359360
  • Time: Inset: photos (L-R): Phil Bray-Miramax; Michele Gregolin-Reuters; Chris Buck-Outline; Steve Sands-Ou
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9566

Books

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

The Book of Ruth

By: Jane Hamilton

Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and love.

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Airframe

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

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A Reporter's Life

By: Walter Cronkite

"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

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Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, Marci Shimoff

There are many ways to define a woman: daughter, mother, wife, professional, friend, student... We are each special and unique, yet we share a common connection.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1

Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1

Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn Super Nintendo

Genre: Compilation (various)

Publisher: Midway Games

Cool Boarders

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

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

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Earthsiege 2

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Vehicle Simulation

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems

Platform: Super NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Capcom; EU Capcom

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Robotron: 2084

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Williams Electronics

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