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Saturday 3 January 1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 3, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frimzy . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John. Smoke Signals, directed by Chris Eyre, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Matarese Countdown by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sleepwalkers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Echo Night or Goemon's Great Adventure.
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What the sky looked like on 3 January 1998

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Smoke Signals

Directed by: Chris Eyre

Starring: Adam Beach, Evan Adams, Irene Bedard, Gary Farmer

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Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz

Country: United States

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Half Baked

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Díaz, Jim Breuer, Harland Williams

Country: United States

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Next Stop Wonderland

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Starring: Hope Davis, Alan Gelfant, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Callie Thorne

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Hard Rain

Directed by: Mikael Salomon

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid, Minnie Driver

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TV Series

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Directed by: Mick Garris

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Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

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Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

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Robot Wars

Directed by: William L. Stewart

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Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Starring: Louis Theroux

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 January 1998 ?

  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
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  • Side Show, closes at Richard Rodgers NYC after 91 performances
  • Grandpa Jones suffers a stroke

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Sport Games on 3 January 1998

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Utah Jazz : 82 - 97
  • Boston Celtics - Milwaukee Bucks : 106 - 99
  • Chicago Bulls - Detroit Pistons : 105 - 96
  • Dallas Mavericks - Los Angeles Clippers : 88 - 97
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American Football
  • Minnesota Vikings - San Francisco 49ers : 22 - 38
  • New England Patriots - Pittsburgh Steelers : 6 - 7
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Betis - Real Madrid : 3 - 2
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Las Palmas - Sevilla : 1 - 1
  • Orense - Badajoz : 0 - 3
  • Vallecano - Osasuna : 0 - 1
  • Villarreal - Levante : 3 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 03, 1998 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1998 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Boyz II Men - A Song For Mama
  2. LSG - My Body
  3. Dru Hill - We're Not Making Love No More
  4. You Make Me Wanna... - Usher
  5. Next - Butta Love
  6. Uncle Sam - I Don't Ever Want To See You Again
  7. Been Around The World - Puff Daddy & The Family (Feat. The Notorious B.I.G. & Mase)
  8. Janet - Together Again
  9. My Love Is The Shhh! - Somethin' For The People Featuring Trina & Tamara
  10. Sock It 2 Me/The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly) - Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring Da Brat
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Si Tu Supieras - Alejandro Fernandez
  2. En El Jardin - Alejandro Fernandez Featuring Gloria Estefan
  3. A Pesar De Todos - Ana Gabriel
  4. Contigo (Estar Contigo) - Luis Miguel
  5. Marco Antonio Solis - La Venia Bendita
  6. Hasta Manana - Limite
  7. Nos Estorbo La Ropa - Vicente Fernandez
  8. Si Tu Me Amaras - Cristian
  9. Cristian - Lo Mejor De Mi
  10. Te Sigo Amando - Juan Gabriel
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Various Artists - Perfect Day
  2. All Saints - Never Ever
  3. Too Much - The Spice Girls
  4. Janet Jackson - Together Again
  5. High - The Lighthouse Family


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

The Matarese Countdown

By: Robert Ludlum

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “First-rate suspense.”—People Twenty years ago, top agents from the CIA and KGB banded together to bring down the Matarese Circle, an international cabal of

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Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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The God Of Small Things

By: Arundhati Roy

Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell

Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Android iOS Steam

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment



Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, OS X, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sierra Studios; Valve Corporation (digital)

Fighting Layer

Fighting Layer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Namco

Echo Night

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: First-person adventure Survival horror

Publisher: JP From Software; NA Agetec

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Goemon's Great Adventure

Goemon's Great Adventure

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Species II

Studio: MGM Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release

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Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release

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Starship Troopers

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release; part of the 20th Century Fox Family Features Collection

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The Object of My Affection

Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release

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