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Saturday 17 October 1998

1998-10-17

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to One Week by Barenaked Ladies. In UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. Orgazmo, directed by Trey Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Bag of Bones by Stephen King 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 ?

Orgazmo

Directed by: Trey Parker

Starring: Trey Parker, Dian Bachar, Robyn Lynne Raab

Country: United States

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Life Is Beautiful

Directed by: Roberto Benigni

Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini

Country: United States

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Elizabeth

Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston

Country: United States

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Rushmore

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams

Country: United States

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Antz

Directed by: Eric Darnell

Starring: Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

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Phenomenon: The Lost Archives

Starring: Dean Stockwell, Bill Rogers

Country: United States

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Legacy

Starring: Brett Cullen, Jeremy Garrett, Ron Melendez, Sarah Freeman

Country: United States

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Vengeance Unlimited

Written by: John McNamara, David Simkins

Starring: Kathleen York, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

Mad Jack the Pirate

Written by: Bill Kopp

Starring: Charles Adler, Jocelyn Blue, Cam Clarke, Robert Pike Daniel

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • (to October 18) Severe flooding takes place in south Central Texas.
  • At Jesse, in the Niger Delta, Nigeria, a petroleum pipeline explodes killing about 1200 villagers, some of whom are scavenging gasoline.
  • A pipeline explosion in Jesse, Nigeria results in 1,082 deaths.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.454
  • Time: masked surgeons at a Los Angles hospital re rising medical costs.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9660

Books

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

Bag of Bones

By: Stephen King

Here is Stephen King's most gripping and unforgettable novel -- a tale of grief and lost love's enduring bonds, of haunting secrets of the past, and of an innocent child caught in a terrible crossfire.Four

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The Starr Report

By: ----

This is the complete, official, unabridged edition of The Starr Report, the culmination of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr's investigation of President Clinton. Containing allegations of perjury, obstruction of justice, and abuse of power, the report will have a profound effect ...

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Animorphs: The Solution

By: K.A. Applegate

The Solution (Paperback) by Katherine A. Applegate

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The Loop

By: Nicholas Evans

The Loop{Paperback,1999}

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bakushō Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resort Ō

Bakushō Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resort Ō

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Taito

Carnivores

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sport (hunting) First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

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Defender/Joust

Platform: Game Boy Color

Publisher: Midway

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Goemon's Great Adventure

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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Test Drive 5

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

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