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Thursday 5 February 1998

1998-02-05

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Together Again by Janet. In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Great Expectations, directed by Alfonso Cuarn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Partner by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Great Expectations

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarn

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria

Country: United States

Spice World

Directed by: Bob Spiers

Starring: Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm

Country: United States

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Half Baked

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Daz, Jim Breuer

Country: United States

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Fallen

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland

Country: United States

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Cube

Directed by: Vincenzo Natali

Starring: Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Charlie Horse Music Pizza

Starring: Shari Lewis, Dom DeLuise, Wezley Morris, Doug Cameron

Country: United States

La mujer de mi vida

Starring: Natalia Streignard, Mario Cimarro, Lorena Meritano, Anna Silvetti

Country: United States

City Confidential

Starring: Paul Winfield, Keith David

Country: United States

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Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Starring: Louis Theroux

Country: United States

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Body Story

Starring: James Nesbitt

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 February 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Alberto Acciarito convicted of harassing his ex-wife Ingrid Rossellini
  • Nancy Kerring and Tonya Harding talk on FOX (Taped Dec 22nd)
  • Author Tom Clancy confirms he signed agreement to purchase Minnesota Vikings for slightly more than $200 million, an NFL franchise record.

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Books

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

The Partner

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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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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Paradise

By: Toni Morrison

“They shoot the white girl first. With the rest they can take their time.” So begins Toni Morrison’s Paradise, which opens with a horrifying scene of mass violence and chronicles its genesis in an all-black small town in rural Oklahoma.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anna Kournikova's Smash Court Tennis

Anna Kournikova's Smash Court Tennis

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tennis

Publisher: Namco

B.L.U.E. Legend of Water

B.L.U.E. Legend of Water

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Blast Radius

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Psygnosis

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The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard

The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

Gex: Enter the Gecko

Platform: PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: EU BMG Interactive (PS); NA Midway Games; JP Bandai (PS); EU GT Interactive (N64); EU Ubisoft (PC); NA Crave Entertainment (GBC); EU Interplay (GBC)

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