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Friday 20 February 1998

1998-02-20

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Nice & Slow by Usher. In UK Doctor Jones by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. Dark City, directed by Alex Proyas, 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 ?

Dark City

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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The Wedding Singer

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Christine Taylor

Country: United States

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Sphere

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

If I Ruled the World

Starring: Clive Anderson, Graeme Garden, Jeremy Hardy

Country: United Kingdom

Premier Passions

Starring: Gina McKee, Peter Reid

Country: United Kingdom

The George Jones Show

Starring: George Jones

Country: United States

This Morning with Richard Not Judy

Starring: Stewart Lee, Richard Herring, Kevin Eldon, Paul Putner

Country: United Kingdom

The Charlie Horse Music Pizza

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 February 1998 ?

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Facts:
  • UN Secretary General Kofi Annan lands in Baghdad, for peace negotiations
  • US movie box office hits quickest $1 billion for year (51 days).
  • Tara Lipinski wins Olympics figure skating gold medal.
  • American figure skater Tara Lipinski becomes the youngest gold-medalist at the Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.
  • Data sent from the Galileo probe indicates that Jupiter's moon Europa has a liquid ocean under a thick crust of ice.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9626
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.419420
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bill Clinton -- Feb. 16, 1998

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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Simple Abundance

By: Sarah Ban Breathnach

With the grace of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea and the wisdom of M. Scott Peck's The Road Less Traveled, Simple Abundance is a book of 366 evocative essays-one for every day of your year-written for women who ...

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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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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 ?

Cabela's Big Game Hunter II: Open Season

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

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Cowboy Bebop

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Bandai

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Defender/Joust

Platform: Game Boy Color

Publisher: Midway

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G.A.S.P. Fighters' NEXTream

G.A.S.P. Fighters' NEXTream

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

Get Medieval

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Monolith Productions

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