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Thursday 8 January 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Mirror Image by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Seija no koushin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Godzilla Generations or Battle Tryst.
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TV Series

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

Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Starring: Louis Theroux

Country: United States

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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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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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Movies

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

Angel

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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Pi

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Roseanne files for divorce from 3rd husband Ben Thomas
  • Unabomber suspect Theodore Kaczynski asks to act as his own lawyer
  • World Trade Center bomber Ramzi Ahmed Yousef sentenced to life
  • New York Giants' general manager George Young resigns to accept NFL position.

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Sport Games on 8 January 1998

NBA
American Basketball
  • Indiana Pacers - Houston Rockets : 87 - 80
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Utah Jazz : 109 - 116
  • Orlando Magic - New Jersey Nets : 87 - 89
  • Sacramento Kings - Dallas Mavericks : 103 - 92
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Books

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

Mirror Image

By: Danielle Steel

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

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Angela's Ashes

By: Frank McCourt

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

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The Perfect Storm

By: Sebastian Junger

"There is nothing imaginary about Junger's book; it is all terrifyingly, awesomely real." ―Los Angeles TimesIt was the storm of the century, boasting waves over one hundred feet high―a tempest created by so rare a combination of factors that meteorologists ...

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The Letter

By: Richard Paul Evans

In the final episode in The Christmas Box collection, David and MaryAnne Parkin find a mysterious letter at the base of their child Andrea's grave that eventually returns joy to their marriage, which had been strained in the nineteen years ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buck Bumble

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Deadlock II: Shrine Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Accolade

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Godzilla Generations

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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Battle Tryst

Battle Tryst

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 3D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Konami

F-1 World Grand Prix

Platform: Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, Nintendo 64, PC, PlayStation

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: JP / EU Nintendo; NA Video System; NA / EU Sega; JP Video System; NA Eidos Interactive; EU Video System

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