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Wednesday 31 July 1996

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Blake Michael . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. 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 The Runaway Jury by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leaving Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bluppo or Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse.
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 31 July 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: TWA Flight 800 -- July 29, 1996
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9545
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.337

Books

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

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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By: Gary Aldrich

Gary Aldrich was an FBI agent closing out his career with a stint at the White House. What should have been a peaceful exit left him shaken.

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Falling Up

By: Shel Silverstein

From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings.Filled

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amok

Platform: Saturn, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

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

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Bluppo

Bluppo

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Scrolling tile-based computer puzzle game

Publisher: Webfoot Technologies

BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge

BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge

Platform: Satellaview

Publisher: Nintendo

Fluid (video game)

Fluid (video game)

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Music

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Steam Android iOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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