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Thursday 12 November 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Omar Rudberg and Samuele Lorenzi. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Doo Wop (That Thing) by Lauryn Hill. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Enemy of the State, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while All Through The Night by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching This Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tetris 64 or Defender/Joust.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Faculty

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris

Country: United States

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The Waterboy

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler

Country: United States

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Meet Joe Black

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani

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 November 1998 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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  • New York Islanders tie Detroit Red Wings 1-1, to end 10 game losing streak
  • Daimler-Benz completes a merger with Chrysler Corporation to form Daimler-Chrysler.
  • U.S. Vice President Al Gore signs the Kyoto Protocol.

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Sport Games on 12 November 1998

Football (Netherlands)
  • PSV Eindhoven - Vitesse : 3 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Corporate Welfare -- Nov. 9, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9664
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.457


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

All Through The Night

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark, the Queen of Suspense, celebrates the season with this Christmas classic featuring two of her most beloved characters.

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The Hundred Days

By: Patrick O'Brian

"One of the best novelists since Jane Austen....The Hundred Days may be the best installment yet....I give O'Brian's fans joy of it."―Philadelphia

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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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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger

These stories, written for teens just like you, will make you laugh and make you cry. Most importantly, they'll show you that you are not alone, and that lots of other kids are going through the same ups and downs ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV

Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Koei

Tetris 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: SETA Corporation

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Anno 1602

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, city-building game

Publisher: Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software

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Platform: Game Boy Color

Publisher: Midway

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