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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 Message In A Bottle by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grafters. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Duke Nukem: Time To Kill or G.A.S.P. Fighters' NEXTream.
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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 ?

Message In A Bottle

By: Nicholas Sparks

Divorced and disillusioned about relationships, Theresa Osborne is jogging when she finds a bottle on the beach. Inside is a letter of love and longing to "Catherine," signed simply "Garrett."

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His Bright Light

By: Danielle Steel

"This is the story of an extraordinary boy with a brilliant mind, a heart of gold, and a tortured soul. It is the story of an illness, a fight to live, and a race against death.

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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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Field Of Thirteen

By: Dick Francis

A superbly crafted collection of thirteen tightly plotted tales that treats readers to murder, mystery, and mayhem in the world of horseracing.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

TOCA 2 Touring Cars

TOCA 2 Touring Cars

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Cabela's Big Game Hunter II: Open Season

Cabela's Big Game Hunter II: Open Season

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

G.A.S.P. Fighters' NEXTream

G.A.S.P. Fighters' NEXTream

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

Duke Nukem: Time To Kill

Duke Nukem: Time To Kill

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: NA GT Interactive Software; EU Take-Two Interactive

Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 2

Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midway (U.S.); GT Interactive (Europe)

Home videos

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

The Opposite of Sex

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS release

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G.I. Jane

Studio: Hollywood Pictures

Format: VHS release

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Starship Troopers

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Postman

Studio: VHS release

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Alien Resurrection

Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS and Laserdisc release

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