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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 Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Fallen, directed by Gregory Hoblit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Then Came Heaven by LaVyrle Spencer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Seija no koushin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series or Deadlock II: Shrine Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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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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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City Confidential

Starring: Paul Winfield, Keith David

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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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.

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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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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine

Books

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

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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Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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The Street Lawyer

By: John Grisham

Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

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The Christmas Box

By: Richard Paul Evans

A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Microsoft

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Deadlock II: Shrine Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Accolade

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Brigandine

Brigandine

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Hearty Robin; NA Atlus; JP Hearty Robin (Grand Edition)

Descent: FreeSpace – The Great War

Platform: Microsoft Windows, WarpOS, Amiga OS

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment Haage & Partner (Amiga version)

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Formula 1 98

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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