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Sunday 22 February 1998

1998-02-22

It was Sunday, 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 Street Lawyer by John Grisham 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 ?

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 22 February 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Abraham Ribicoff: American lawyer and politician 4th United States Secretary of Health and Human Services (d. 1998).
Facts:
  • King & I, closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 781 performances
  • 18th Winter Olympic games close at Nagano Japan
  • Sandy Hume, correspondent (Fox News), commits suicide at age 28.

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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 Street Lawyer

By: John Grisham

Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

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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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Act of War

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

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Clock Tower II: The Struggle Within

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Point-and-click adventure, survival horror

Publisher: NA Agetec; JP Human Entertainment

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The Fifth Element

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Android

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Activision; EU Sony Computer Entertainment; EU Ubi Soft Entertainment (PC)

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Formula 1 98

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Unreal

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Xbox, OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software Infogrames Atari Midway Games

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