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Tuesday 6 January 1998, Epiphany

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kailey Swanson . 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 Defender/Joust or Extreme Paintbrawl.
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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 6 January 1998 ?

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
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  • Don Sutton selected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Barry Switzer resigns as Dallas Cowboys' coach.

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Sport Games on 6 January 1998

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Chicago Bulls : 79 - 90
  • Charlotte Hornets - Seattle SuperSonics : 81 - 102
  • Denver Nuggets - Dallas Mavericks : 90 - 108
  • Houston Rockets - Cleveland Cavaliers : 70 - 100
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie - Partick : 2 - 1
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Scarborough - Darlington : 2 - 1
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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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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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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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Rainbow Six

By: Tom Clanc

John Clark battles extremely dangerous terrorists. (H, Putnam)

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

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


Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn (unpublished)

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Platform: Game Boy Color

Publisher: Midway

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Extreme Paintbrawl

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Head Games

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The Fifth Element

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Android

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Activision; EU Sony Computer Entertainment; EU Ubi Soft Entertainment (PC)

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