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Friday 25 December 1998, Christmas

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Run Lola Run, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La Argentina de Tato. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabela's Sportsman's Challenge or Cro-Mag Rally.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Run Lola Run

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup

Country: United States

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The Thin Red Line

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte

Country: United States

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You've Got Mail

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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The Prince of Egypt

Directed by: Brenda Chapman

Starring: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Shakespeare in Love

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Grand Designs

Starring: Kevin McCloud

Country: United Kingdom

Mersey Blues

Starring: Andrew Lincoln

Country: United Kingdom

Mopatop's Shop

Starring: Nigel Plaskitt, William Todd-Jones, Victoria Willing, Mak Wilson

Country: United Kingdom

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Escape to River Cottage

Starring: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Country: United Kingdom

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Red Files

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 December 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bryan MacLean: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Love) (d. 1998).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.464465
  • Time: THEY REALLY DO IT? with a silhouette of Pres. Bill Clinton. Photograph for TIME by Cynthia Johnson.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9670

Books

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

A Man in Full

By: Tom Wolfe

The setting is Atlanta, Georgia — a racially mixed, late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth and wily politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta conglomerate king whose outsize ego has at last ...

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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger

These stories, written for teens just like you, will make you laugh and make you cry. Most importantly, they'll show you that you are not alone, and that lots of other kids are going through the same ups and downs ...

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The Century

By: Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the ...

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Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cabela's Sportsman's Challenge

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

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Cro-Mag Rally

Cro-Mag Rally

Platform: Macintosh, iOS Windows Phone 7

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Pangea Software

Deep Fear

Deep Fear

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Sega

DX-Ball 2

Platform: Windows 9x, NT, 2K, XP, Vista and 7

Genre: Brick buster

Publisher: Longbow Digital Arts

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Mario Party

Genre: Party game

Publisher: Nintendo

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