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Sunday 4 January 1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Coco Jones and Liza Soberano. 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 Cat & Mouse by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Seija no koushin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Dahlia or Bust a Groove.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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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Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Starring: Louis Theroux

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 January 1998 ?

  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Funny Thing Happened, closes at St. James NYC after 715 performances
  • Ivanov, closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 51 performances
  • Triumph of Love, closes at Royale Theater, New York City
  • Wilaya of Relizane massacres in Algeria: over 170 are killed in three remote villages.
  • A massive ice storm hits eastern Canada and the northeastern United States, continuing through January 10 and causing widespread destruction.

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Sport Games on 4 January 1998

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Sacramento Kings : 90 - 106
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Los Angeles Lakers : 113 - 107
  • Phoenix Suns - Washington Wizards : 99 - 109
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Vancouver Grizzlies : 120 - 108
See all Basketball game results of 4 January 1998
American Football
  • Denver Broncos - Kansas City Chiefs : 14 - 10
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Green Bay Packers : 7 - 21
See all American Football game results of 4 January 1998
Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Piacenza : 2 - 2
  • Bologna - Brescia : 2 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Sampdoria : 1 - 1
  • Inter - Juventus : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 4 January 1998
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Santander : 2 - 1
  • Espanol - Valladolid : 2 - 0
  • La Coruna - Sp Gijon : 2 - 1
  • Merida - Celta : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 4 January 1998

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

Cat & Mouse

By: James Patterson

Alex Cross is back-and so is a raging and suicidal Gary Soneji. Out of prison and dying from the AIDS virus he contracted there, he will get revenge on Cross before he dies.

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Dirty Jokes And Beer

By: Drew Carey

We all know Drew Carey from The Drew Carey Show and his award-winning stand-up career, but do we really know Drew Carey, the person?

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brian Lara Cricket '99

Brian Lara Cricket '99

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters

Black Dahlia

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie, Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Interplay

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Bust a Groove

Platform: PlayStation, Arcade PlayStation 3

Genre: Music/Fighting game

Publisher: JP Enix; NA 989 Studios; EU SCEE; JP Atlus/Namco[1] (Arcade)

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The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid

The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/Adventure

Publisher: The Learning Company


Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical, raising/construction

Publisher: Jaleco

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