Tuesday January 06, 1998, Epiphany

US date format: 1/6/1998, UK date format: 6/1/1998

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. 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. Monument Ave., directed by Ted Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Mirror Image by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dawson's Creek. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Grim Fandango or Half-Life.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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
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Events

  • Don Sutton selected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Barry Switzer resigns as Dallas Cowboys' coach.
  • Alan Eagleson pleads guilty to fraud in Canada.
  • The Lunar Prospector spacecraft is launched into orbit around the Moon, and later finds evidence for frozen water, in soil in permanently shadowed craters near the Moon's poles.

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Movies

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Monument Ave.

Monument Ave.

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Denis Leary, Ian Hart, Jason Barry, Lenny Clarke

High Art

High Art

Directed by: Lisa Cholodenko

Starring: Radha Mitchell, Ally Sheedy, Patricia Clarkson, Gabriel Mann

A Price Above Rubies

A Price Above Rubies

Directed by: Boaz Yakin

Starring: Renée Zellweger, Christopher Eccleston, Julianna Margulies, Allen Payne

The Land Girls

The Land Girls

Directed by: David Leland

Starring: Catherine McCormack, Rachel Weisz, Anna Friel, Steven Mackintosh

The Gingerbread Man

The Gingerbread Man

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Embeth Davidtz, Robert Downey Jr., Daryl Hannah

Sport Games on January 06, 1998

Sport Games on January 06, 1998


NBA

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
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Sacramento Kings : 89 - 105
See all Basketball game results of January 06, 1998

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie - Partick : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of January 06, 1998

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Scarborough - Darlington : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of January 06, 1998

TV Series

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Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

Directed by: Steve Miner

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Directed by: Ken Scott

Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Directed by: Mick Garris

Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

Stella Street

Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Mirror Image by Danielle Steel

Mirror Image

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To look at one was to see the other. For family, even the girls' own father, it was a constant guessing game.

Rainbow Six by Tom Clanc

Rainbow Six

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

Violin by Anne Rice

Violin

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In the grand manner of Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice's new novel moves across time and the continents, from nineteenth-century Vienna to a St. Charles Greek Revival mansion in present-day New Orleans to dazzling capitals of the modern-day world, …

A Certain Justice by P. D. James

A Certain Justice

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New York Times BestsellerWhen distinguished criminal lawyer Venetia Aldridge defends a young man for the brutal murder of his mother, she views the case as simply another opportunity to demonstrate

A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe

A Man in Full

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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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Grim Fandango

Grim Fandango

Platform: Original; Microsoft Windows; Remastered; Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Android; iOS

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Double Fine Productions (Remastered)

Half-Life

Half-Life

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

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sierra Studios; Valve Corporation (digital)

Daytona USA 2

Daytona USA 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega

C3 Racing / Max Power Racing

C3 Racing / Max Power Racing

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Infogrames

Chameleon Twist 2

Chameleon Twist 2

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $60.13
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $15.94
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $129.75
  • General Electric GE: opens at $74.56
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $105.37

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