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Saturday 31 January 1998

1998-01-31

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Together Again by Janet. In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Great Expectations, directed by Alfonso Cuarn, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Half Baked

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Daz, Jim Breuer

Country: United States

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Fallen

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland

Country: United States

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Cube

Directed by: Vincenzo Natali

Starring: Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Charlie Horse Music Pizza

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

Country: United States

La mujer de mi vida

Starring: Natalia Streignard, Mario Cimarro, Lorena Meritano, Anna Silvetti

Country: United States

City Confidential

Starring: Paul Winfield, Keith David

Country: United States

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Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Starring: Louis Theroux

Country: United States

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Body Story

Starring: James Nesbitt

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • STS 89 (Endeavour 12) lands
  • 72nd Australian Women's Tennis: Martina Hingis beats C Martinez (6-3 6-3).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.416
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11213
  • Time: Dual exposure Cuban leader Fidel Castro & Pope John Paull II; Castro from Sygma, Pope by L'Osse

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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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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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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The Winner

By: David Baldacci

THE DREAMShe is twenty, beautiful, dirt-poor, and hoping for a better life for her infant daughter when LuAnn Tyler is offered the gift of a lifetime, a $100 million lottery jackpot.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Addiction Pinball

Platform: PC, PlayStation (released as Worms Pinball)

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: MicroProse (PC), Infogrames (PSX), Team17 (Steam)

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Big Mountain 2000

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP Imagineer; NA SouthPeak Interactive; PAL Imagineer and SouthPeak Interactive

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Brigandine

Brigandine

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Hearty Robin; NA Atlus; JP Hearty Robin (Grand Edition)

Carmen Sandiego Math Detective

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Educational

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Goemon's Great Adventure

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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