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Thursday 29 October 1998

1998-10-29

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica. In UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. Meet Joe Black, directed by Martin Brest, 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

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Movies

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

Meet Joe Black

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani

Country: United States

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American History X

Directed by: Tony Kaye

Starring: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo

Country: United States

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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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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 29 October 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
Famous Birthdays:
  • Constantine-Alexios : Greek royalty, the second child of Crown Prince Pavlos and American heiress Marie-Chantal Miller (now styled as Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece, Princess of Denmark) who married on 1 July 1995.
  • Lance Stroll: Canadian race car driver.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Misraki: Turkish-French composer and historian (d. 1998).
Facts:
  • Hurricane Mitch, the second deadliest Atlantic hurricane in history, makes landfall in Honduras.
  • Apartheid: In South Africa, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission presents its report, which condemns both sides for committing atrocities.
  • The NASA Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off with 77-year-old Senator John Glenn on board, making him the oldest person to go into space.
  • ATSC HDTV broadcasting in the United States is inaugurated with the launch of STS-95 space shuttle mission.
  • The Gothenburg nightclub fire in Sweden claims 63 lives and injures 200.

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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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What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day ...

By: Pearl Cleage

After a decade of elegant pleasures and luxe living with the Atlanta brothers and sisters with the best clothes and biggest dreams, Ava Johnson has temporarily returned home to Idlewild—her fabulous career and power plans smashed to bits by cold ...

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Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

By: Robert C. Atkins

The #1 New York Times bestseller featuring the Atkins Nutritional Approach™— a celebrity-favorite diet perfect for losing weight before your wedding or to bounce back into shape post-baby, or if you just want to look and feel your best—includes delicious ...

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The Elusive Flame

By: Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

A woman in desperate straits ... A fearless man ...A marriage of convenience on turbulent waters ... Cerynise Kendall has been left destitute and in dire need following the death of her doting patron and protectress.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Area 51: Site 4

Area 51: Site 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooting

Publisher: Atari Games

Dangun Feveron

Dangun Feveron

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 4

Genre: Scrolling shooter/Manic shooter

Publisher: Nihon System

Dink Smallwood

Dink Smallwood

Platform: Windows, Linux, OS X, PlayStation Portable, iOS, Android

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: EUR Iridon Interactive

Gangsters: Organized Crime

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes

Platform: Arcade Dreamcast PlayStation PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom Virgin Interactive

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