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Sunday 31 March 1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 31, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Koshy . In that special week of March people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. In UK Firestarter by The Prodigy was in the top 5 hits. Primal Fear, directed by Gregory Hoblit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Cat Who Said Cheese by Lilian Jackson Braun was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Furcadia or Championship Manager 96/97.
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What the sky looked like on 31 March 1996

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

Primal Fear

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton, John Mahoney

Country: United States

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Small Faces

Directed by: Gillies MacKinnon

Starring: Iain Robertson, Joe McFadden, Steven Duffy, Laura Fraser

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Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Cher, Chazz Palminteri, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Mazursky

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Hollow Point

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Thomas Ian Griffith, Tia Carrere, John Lithgow, Donald Sutherland

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Tiger Heart

Directed by: Georges Chamchoum

Starring: Ted Jan Roberts, Carol Potter, Jennifer Lyons, Robert LaSardo

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TV Series

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

The Dana Carvey Show

Directed by: John Fortenberry

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Directed by: Eugene Martin

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Sai de Baixo

Dexter's Laboratory


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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 March 1996 ?

  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
  • Saint Benjamin
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Getting Away With Murder closes at Broadhurst NYC after 17 performances
  • 1st Opening Day in history in March takes place in Seattle
  • Space Shuttle STS 76 (Atlantis 16), lands
  • Karnataka defeats Tamil Nadu on first innings to win Ranji Trophy.
  • 25th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan.

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Sport Games on 31 March 1996

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Boston Celtics : 93 - 92
  • Charlotte Hornets - Vancouver Grizzlies : 121 - 88
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Sacramento Kings : 100 - 105
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 110 - 107
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Torino : 1 - 0
  • Bari - Roma : 1 - 2
  • Inter - Fiorentina : 1 - 2
  • Juventus - Parma : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 31 March 1996
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Standard : 6 - 1
  • Germinal - Molenbeek : 1 - 0
  • Waregem - Harelbeke : 1 - 2
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Munich 1860 : 1 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 31, 1996 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1996 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley
  2. All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...") - Joe
  3. D'Angelo - Lady
  4. Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Brandy
  5. Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Mary J. Blige
  6. Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
  7. Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw - Busta Rhymes
  8. Total - No One Else
  9. Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans
  10. LL Cool J - Doin It
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cristian - Amor
  2. La Mafia - Un Millon De Rosas
  3. Experiencia Religiosa - Enrique Iglesias
  4. Animal - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  5. La Tropa F - Juan Sabor
  6. Me Asusta Pero Me Gusta - Ana Barbara
  7. Hay Que Poner El Alma - Victor Manuelle
  8. Shakira - Estoy Aqui
  9. Es Por Ti - Jon Secada
  10. Nada Contigo (La Banqueta) - Tiranos del Norte


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

The Cat Who Said Cheese

By: Lilian Jackson Braun

Everything smells in Pickax when a killer invades the Great Food Expo. Luckily, Qwill is on the scene, his mustache twitching with suspicions.

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In The Presence Of The Enemy

By: Elizabeth George

Hailed as the "king of sleaze," tabloid editor Dennis Luxford is used to ferreting out the sins and scandals of people in exposed positions.

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Snow Falling on Cedars

By: David Guterson

Winner of the PEN/Faulkner AwardAmerican Booksellers Association Book of the Year AwardSan Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But

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Mcnally'S Puzzle

By: Lawrence Sanders

Palm Beach private detective Archy McNally is hired by the wealthy owner of a bird store to investigate threats against his life, but the case soon becomes complicated by

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Windows, Mac 10.4 or later, iOS 3.0 or later

Genre: Massively multiplayer online game

Publisher: Dragon's Eye Productions, Inc.

Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire

Platform: Nintendo 64 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo (N64) LucasArts (PC)

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Arena: Maze of Death

Platform: Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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DragonHeart: Fire and Steel

Platform: PSX, Sega Saturn, PC, Game Boy

Genre: Hack and slash, Action, Platformer

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment Acclaim Japan (Japan release)

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Championship Manager 96/97

Championship Manager 96/97

Platform: PC/Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Mulholland Falls

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Vampire in Brooklyn

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS release

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Independence Day

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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Nick of Time

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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