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Monday 12 October 1998

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 12, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Darby Walker . In that special week of October people in US were listening to One Week by Barenaked Ladies. In UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. American History X, directed by Tony Kaye, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Tell Me Your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grafters. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dune 2000 or Carnivores.
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What the sky looked like on 12 October 1998

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

American History X

Directed by: Tony Kaye

Starring: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien

Country: United States

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Still Crazy

Directed by: Brian Gibson

Starring: Stephen Rea, Billy Connolly, Jimmy Nail, Timothy Spall

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Dark Harbor

Directed by: Adam Coleman Howard

Starring: Alan Rickman, Polly Walker, Norman Reedus, Janet Mecca

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Just a Little Harmless Sex

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: Alison Eastwood, Rachel Hunter, Lauren Hutton, Tito Larriva

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Show Me Love

Directed by: Lukas Moodysson

Starring: Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecka Liljeberg, Erica Carlson, Mathias Rust

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Directed by: Nicholas J. DeMicco

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Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

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HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

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Directed by: María Luisa Bemberg

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Change of Heart

Directed by: Stephen Bridgewater

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1998 ?

  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Matthew Shepard: American white male, a 21-year-old University of Wyoming student, the victim of the lowest level of brutal bigotry.
  • Mario Beaulieu: Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 1998).
  • The Congress of the United States passes the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

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Sport Games on 12 October 1998

American Football
  • Miami Dolphins - Jacksonville Jaguars : 21 - 28
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Man City - Preston : 0 - 1
  • Stoke - Chesterfield : 0 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 12, 1998 - Geocentric view

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

Tell Me Your Dreams

By: Sidney Sheldon

Computer whiz Ashley Patterson is convinced she is being stalked. Coworker Toni Prescott has a penchant for Internet dating and little time for anyone else. And Alette Peters prefers quiet weekends in the arms of a beefcake artist.

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The Reef

By: Nora Roberts

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes an exciting tale that takes readers to the depths of the Caribbean…and the heights of passion and suspense.

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The Loop

By: Nicholas Evans

From the author of The Horse Whisperer comes the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, an extraordinary new novel of love, family, and man's struggle with the wild.A

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By: A. Scott Berg

Few American icons provoke more enduring fascination than Charles Lindbergh—renowned for his one-man transatlantic flight in 1927, remembered for the sorrow surrounding the kidnapping and death of his firstborn son in

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3

Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Dune 2000

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive (1998) Electronic Arts (1999-present)

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Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty

Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Fuuki

Colin McRae Rally

Platform: PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters (PC)[1] Codemasters/SCEA/Spike (PS) THQ (GBC)

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sport (hunting) First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

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Home videos

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

In & Out

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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All Dogs Go to Heaven

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Sea of Love

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD release

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Hope Floats

Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Jackie Brown

Studio: Miramax Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release

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