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Thursday 1 January 1998, NewYear’s Day

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marlene Lawston and Erika Saccone. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Angel, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Ghost by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Oud geld. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Creatures 2 or Getter Love!!: Chō Renai Party Game Tanjō.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Starring: Louis Theroux

Country: United States

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Earth Story

Starring: Aubrey Manning

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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City Confidential

Starring: Paul Winfield, Keith David

Country: United States

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I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Angel

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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Pi

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman

Country: United States

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Jackie Brown

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster

Country: United States

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As Good as It Gets

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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Tomorrow Never Dies

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce, Michelle Yeoh

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1998 ?

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Facts:
  • All California bars, clubs and card rooms must be smoke-free
  • US Census Bureau estimates population at 268,921,733.
  • Mongolia switches from a 46 hour to 40 hour work week.
  • Smoking is banned in all California bars and restaurants.
  • Russia begins to circulate new rubles to stem inflation and promote confidence.

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Sport Games on 1 January 1998

NBA
American Basketball
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Vancouver Grizzlies : 115 - 104
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Hearts - Hibernian : 2 - 2
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Books

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

The Ghost

By: Danielle Steel

With a wife he loves and an exciting London-based career, architect Charles Waterston's life seems in perfect balance. Nothing in his comfortable existence prepares him for the sudden end to his ten-year marriage—or his unwanted transfer to his firm's New ...

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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 Man Who Listens To Horses

By: Monty Roberts

Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cool Boarders 3

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: 989 Studios

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Creatures 2

Platform: Windows

Genre: Artificial life

Publisher: Mindscape

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Flame Dragon Plus

Flame Dragon Plus

Platform: DOS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Dynasty International Information

Getter Love!!: Chō Renai Party Game Tanjō

Getter Love!!: Chō Renai Party Game Tanjō

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft

StarCraft

Platform: Microsoft Windows, MacOS/OS X, Nintendo 64

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment

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