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Friday 9 January 1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brent Rivera and Kerris Dorsey. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John. Monument Ave., directed by Ted Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Comanche Moon by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dawson's Creek. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Extreme Paintbrawl or Asghan: The Dragon Slayer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 9 January 1998

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Monument Ave.

Directed by: Ted Demme

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

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High Art

Directed by: Lisa Cholodenko

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

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A Price Above Rubies

Directed by: Boaz Yakin

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

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The Land Girls

Directed by: David Leland

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

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The Gingerbread Man

Directed by: Robert Altman

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

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TV Series

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

Dawson's Creek

Directed by: Steve Miner

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Unfinished Business

Directed by: Ken Scott

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Sleepwalkers

Directed by: Mick Garris

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Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

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Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky best NHL player ever
  • Decapitated head of Danish Little Mermaid is returned.
  • Anatoly Karpov defeats Viswanathan Anand to retain chess title.
  • Boston Red Sox player Mo Vaughn pleads not guilty to drunken driving.
  • Anatoly Solovyov and Pavel Vinogradov spacewalk record 3 hours 8 minutes.

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Sport Games on 9 January 1998

NBA
American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Vancouver Grizzlies : 98 - 90
  • Chicago Bulls - New York Knicks : 90 - 89
  • Golden State Warriors - Detroit Pistons : 72 - 101
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Los Angeles Clippers : 125 - 115
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Martigues - Lorient : 0 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Tranmere - West Brom : 0 - 0
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Salgueiros - Porto : 1 - 3
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 09, 1998 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on January 09, 1998 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1998 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. En El Jardin - Alejandro Fernandez Featuring Gloria Estefan
  2. Si Tu Supieras - Alejandro Fernandez
  3. A Pesar De Todos - Ana Gabriel
  4. Nos Estorbo La Ropa - Vicente Fernandez
  5. Marco Antonio Solis - La Venia Bendita
  6. Contigo (Estar Contigo) - Luis Miguel
  7. Cristian - Si Tu Me Amaras
  8. Te Sigo Amando - Juan Gabriel
  9. Hasta Manana - Limite
  10. Por Dos Pulgadas - Juanma Y Su Tuna Para Todo El Ano

Books

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

Comanche Moon

By: Larry McMurtry

The epic four-volume cycle that began with Larry McMurty's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, Lonesome Dove, is completed with this brilliant and haunting novel - a capstone in a mighty tradition of storytelling.

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The Angel Of Darkness

By: Caleb Carr

In one of the most critically acclaimed novels of the year, Caleb Carr-- bestselling author of The Alienist--pits Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and his colleagues against a murderer as evil as the

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Then Came Heaven

By: LaVyrle Spencer

A grief-stricken widower learns to open his heart again in this touching and emotionally charged novel from New York Times bestselling author LaVyrle Spencer… A man of unshakable faith, Eddie Olczak

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The Winner

By: David Baldacci

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn incredible new page-turner from thriller master David Baldacci...THE DREAMShe is twenty, beautiful, dirt-poor, and hoping for a better life for her infant daughter when LuAnn Tyler is offered the gift of a lifetime, a $100 ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Extreme Paintbrawl

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Head Games

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Total Air War

Total Air War

Platform: Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Infogrames Entertainment, Atari

Dragon Warrior Monsters

Platform: Game Boy Color, mobile phones, PlayStation, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Enix; NA / EU Eidos Interactive

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Asghan: The Dragon Slayer

Asghan: The Dragon Slayer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action/Adventure

Publisher: Grolier Interactive

Flame Dragon Plus

Flame Dragon Plus

Platform: DOS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Dynasty International Information

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Scream

Studio: Dimension Home Video

Format: DVD release

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Private Parts

Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD release

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U.S. Marshals

Studio: Warner Home Video

Format: VHS release

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Scrooge

Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release; part of the 20th Century Fox Family Features Collection

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Desperate Measures

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS release

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