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Friday January 9, 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 Violin by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dawson's Creek. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Devil Dice or Fighters Destiny.
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
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

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 09, 1998 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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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. Si Tu Me Amaras - Cristian
  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 ?

Violin

By: Anne Rice

In the grand manner of Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice's new novel moves across time and the continents, from nineteenth-century Vienna to a St. Charles Greek Revival mansion in present-day New Orleans to dazzling capitals of the modern-day world, ...

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A Certain Justice

By: P. D. James

New York Times BestsellerWhen distinguished criminal lawyer Venetia Aldridge defends a young man for the brutal murder of his mother, she views the case as simply another opportunity to demonstrate

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Underworld

By: Don DeLillo

A finalist for the National Book Award, Don DeLillo’s most powerful and riveting novel—“a great American novel, a masterpiece, a thrilling page-turner” (San Francisco Chronicle)—Underworld is about the second half of

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Rainbow Six

By: Tom Clanc

John Clark battles extremely dangerous terrorists. (H, Putnam)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Devil Dice

Devil Dice

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA THQ

First Kiss Story

First Kiss Story

Platform: PC-FX, PlayStation, PlayStation 2 (Stories)

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: NEC-HE (PC-FX) Human (PS)

Digital Monster Ver. S: Digimon Tamers

Digital Monster Ver. S: Digimon Tamers

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Bandai

Fighters Destiny

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Ocean of America, Inc. Ocean Software Ltd. Imagineer

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Bottom of the 9th '99

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Sports (Baseball)

Publisher: Konami

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $39.75
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $62.88
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $70.88
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $65.19

Home videos

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

Junior

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD release

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In & Out

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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Gone with the Wind

Studio: MGM Home Entertainment

Format: Digitally restored picture and soundtrack VHS, DVD and Laserdisc re-release

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Event Horizon

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Studio: MGM Home Entertainment

Format: 30th anniversary VHS release; part of the MGM Family Entertainment Collection

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