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Saturday 12 December 1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. You've Got Mail, directed by Nora Ephron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while When the Wind Blows by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alles kan beter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fighting Layer or Test Drive Off-Road 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

You've Got Mail

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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The Prince of Egypt

Directed by: Brenda Chapman

Starring: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Shakespeare in Love

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush

Country: United States

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Enemy of the State

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight

Country: United States

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A Bug's Life

Directed by: John Lasseter

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

This Life

Written by: Amy Jenkins

Starring: Jack Davenport, Amita Dhiri, Andrew Lincoln, Daniela Nardini

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Phenomenon: The Lost Archives

Starring: Dean Stockwell, Bill Rogers

Country: United States

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Starring: Brett Cullen, Jeremy Garrett, Ron Melendez, Sarah Freeman

Country: United States

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Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Written by: Mark Leveson, Dan Patterson

Starring: Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1998 ?

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
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Sport Games on 12 December 1998

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Beveren - Lommel : 0 - 0
  • Gent - Lierse : 1 - 0
  • Mouscron - St Truiden : 5 - 1
  • Standard - Oostende : 3 - 0
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Nurnberg : 1 - 0
  • Hansa Rostock - Bochum : 3 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 1
  • Schalke 04 - Munich 1860 : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 12 December 1998
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Betis - Ath Madrid : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 12 December 1998
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona B - Malaga : 1 - 1
  • Las Palmas - Merida : 1 - 0
  • Mallorca B - Recreativo : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 December 1998

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.462
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: TIME 100: Builders & Titans -- Dec. 7, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9668


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

When the Wind Blows

By: James Patterson

Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work.

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Rainbow Six

By: Tom Clancy

In this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller, author Tom Clancy takes readers into the shadowy world of anti-terrorism and gets closer to reality than any government would care to admit...

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Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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For The Love Of The Game

By: Mark Vancil

For 13 brilliant seasons Michael Jordan danced the dance of greatness across hardwood floors of basketball arenas from New York to Los Angeles to Barcelona and Paris.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cabela's Sportsman's Challenge

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

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Fallout 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Mac OS X

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Fighting Layer

Fighting Layer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Namco


Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Nintendo 64

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Test Drive Off-Road 2

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU Electronic Arts; JP Capcom

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