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Friday 9 January 1998

1998-01-09

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Half Baked, directed by Tamra Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Pi

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman

Country: United States

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Angel

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 9 January 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky best NHL player ever
  • Decapitated head of Danish Little Mermaid is returned.
  • Anatoly Karpov defeats Viswanathan Anand to retain chess title.
  • Boston Red Sox player Mo Vaughn pleads not guilty to drunken driving.
  • Anatoly Solovyov and Pavel Vinogradov spacewalk record 3 hours 8 minutes.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1998?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.413
  • Life: Year In Pictures
  • Esquire

Books

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

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff

By: Richard Carlson

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff...and It's All Small Stuff is a book that tells you how to keep from letting the little things in life drive you crazy.

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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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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II offers more inspiring stories to help you master the game we call life. Today's teens have ever more issues and social pressures to juggle than young adults just 20 years ago.

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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 ?

Dink Smallwood

Dink Smallwood

Platform: Windows, Linux, OS X, PlayStation Portable, iOS, Android

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: EUR Iridon Interactive

F-1 World Grand Prix

Platform: Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, Nintendo 64, PC, PlayStation

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: JP / EU Nintendo; NA Video System; NA / EU Sega; JP Video System; NA Eidos Interactive; EU Video System

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Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Android iOS Steam

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Godzilla Generations

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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StarCraft

Platform: Microsoft Windows, MacOS/OS X, Nintendo 64

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment

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