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Friday 9 January 1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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. Fallen, directed by Gregory Hoblit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Seija no koushin. 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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Fallen

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland

Country: United States

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Cube

Directed by: Vincenzo Natali

Starring: Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett

Country: United States

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Half Baked

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Daz, Jim Breuer

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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Angel

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 9 January 1998

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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 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.

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1998?

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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
See all Football game results of 9 January 1998
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Salgueiros - Porto : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 9 January 1998

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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 ?

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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The Millionaire Next Door

By: Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

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Memoirs of a Geisha

By: Arthur Golden

A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

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The Matarese Countdown

By: Robert Ludlum

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “First-rate suspense.”—People Twenty years ago, top agents from the CIA and KGB banded together to bring down the Matarese Circle, an international cabal of

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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


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