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Tuesday 6 October 1998

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Matt Cornett and Mia-Sophie Wellenbrink. In that special week of October people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Elizabeth, directed by Shekhar Kapur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Legacy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Magical Tetris Challenge or TOCA 2 Touring Cars.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?


Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston

Country: United States

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Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams

Country: United States

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Directed by: Eric Darnell

Starring: Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Gary Ross

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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A Night at the Roxbury

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Starring: Chris Kattan, Will Ferrell, Raquel Gardner

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Brett Cullen, Jeremy Garrett, Ron Melendez, Sarah Freeman

Country: United States

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Vengeance Unlimited

Written by: John McNamara, David Simkins

Starring: Kathleen York, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

Alpha Centauri

Starring: Harald Lesch

Country: Germany

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Mad Jack the Pirate

Written by: Bill Kopp

Starring: Charles Adler, Jocelyn Blue, Cam Clarke, Robert Pike Daniel

Country: United States

Isänmaan toivot

Starring: Petteri Summanen, Toni Wahlström, Lotta Lehtikari, Maria Kuusiluoma

Country: Finland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1998 ?

  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
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Sport Games on 6 October 1998

Division 1
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  • Airdrie - Hamilton : 3 - 2
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1998?

  • Time: The Beloved Oprah' Oprah Winfrey from Camera 5.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9659
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.452


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

Bridget Jones's Diary

By: Helen Fielding

The iconic #1 bestseller by Helen Fielding; Bridget Jones is now the inspiration for the September 2016 Working Title film release of Bridget Jones's Baby, starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey and Emma Thompson.

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No Safe Place

By: Richard North Patterson

In the high-stakes, high-pressure world of presidential politics, where predators carry microphones and one misstep can savage a lifetime of achievement, Kerry Kilcannon is the rarest player of all.

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Bag of Bones

By: Stephen King

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, a powerful tale of grief, of love's enduring bonds, and the haunting secrets of the past.Four years after the sudden death of his wife, forty-year-old bestselling novelist Mike Noonan is still ...

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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 ?

Magical Tetris Challenge

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Game Boy Color

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Capcom; EU Activision

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Bakushō Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resort Ō

Bakushō Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resort Ō

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Taito

Deadlock II: Shrine Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Accolade

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Goemon's Great Adventure

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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TOCA 2 Touring Cars

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

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