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Thursday 17 September 1998

1998-09-17

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Ronin, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Rainbow Six by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Ronin

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone

Country: United States

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Rush Hour

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung

Country: United States

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Rounders

Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Paul Cicero

Country: United States

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Blade

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson

Country: United States

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Ever After: A Cinderella Story

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mad Jack the Pirate

Written by: Bill Kopp

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

Country: United States

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Written by: Mark Leveson, Dan Patterson

Starring: Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall

Country: United States

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Maximum Bob

Starring: Beau Bridges, Liz Vassey, Sam Robards, Kiersten Warren

Country: United States

L.A. Detectives

Starring: Bill Kurtis

Country: United States

Watercolour Challenge

Starring: Sean Arnold, Karen Drury, Philip Franks, Jan Leeming

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Illustration depicting economic slump.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9656
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.449

Books

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

Rainbow Six

By: Tom Clanc

John Clark battles extremely dangerous terrorists. (H, Putnam)

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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

By: Rebecca Wells

“A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter.”—Washington

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Raven

By: V.C. Andrews

The "Orphans" series consists of four novellas and a full-length novel, which brings all four threads of the story together. This one features Raven, who is rescued from a deprived life with her drunken mother only to encounter painful humiliation ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Airline Tycoon

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, MorphOS, Linux, ZETA, iOS, Android

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Infogrames: Original Monte Cristo: First Class, Evolution Spellbound: Deluxe for Windows RuneSoft: Deluxe for Linux, Mac OS X, ZETA, iOS, Android

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Anna Kournikova's Smash Court Tennis

Anna Kournikova's Smash Court Tennis

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tennis

Publisher: Namco

Bomberman Fantasy Race

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; EU Virgin Interactive

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Dune 2000

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive (1998) Electronic Arts (1999-present)

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Lego Creator

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Construction simulation

Publisher: Lego Media

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