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Thursday 31 December 1998

1998-12-31

It was Thursday, 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 Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger 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 ?

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 31 December 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 31 December
Facts:
  • US movie box office hits record $6.24 billion for year
  • The European Exchange Rate Mechanism freezes the values of the legacy currencies in the Eurozone, and establishes the value of the euro currency.
  • Ibrahim Hanna, the last native speaker of Mlahsô, dies in Qamishli, Syria, making the language effectively extinct. Also, the last native speaker of related Bijil Neo-Aramaic dies in Jerusalem.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Books

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

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II offers more inspiring stories to help you master the game we call life. Today's teens have ever more issues and social pressures to juggle than young adults just 20 years ago.

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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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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 ?

Animaniacs: Ten Pin Alley

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: ASC Games

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Black Dahlia

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie, Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Interplay

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Dink Smallwood

Dink Smallwood

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

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: EUR Iridon Interactive

Fox Sports College Hoops '99

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Fox Interactive

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Tetris 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: SETA Corporation

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