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Monday 12 October 1998

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. 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. Elizabeth, directed by Shekhar Kapur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while A Pirate Looks At Fifty by Jimmy Buffett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Phenomenon: The Lost Archives. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dune 2000 or Carnivores.
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Movies

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

Elizabeth

Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston

Country: United States

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Rushmore

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams

Country: United States

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Antz

Directed by: Eric Darnell

Starring: Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Pleasantville

Directed by: Gary Ross

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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A Night at the Roxbury

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Starring: Chris Kattan, Will Ferrell, Raquel Gardner

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Phenomenon: The Lost Archives

Starring: Dean Stockwell, Bill Rogers

Country: United States

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Seikimatsu no uta

Starring: Hidekazu Nagae, Kyôko Tôyama

Country: Japan

Legacy

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

Country: United States

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Vengeance Unlimited

Written by: John McNamara, David Simkins

Starring: Kathleen York, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

Alpha Centauri

Starring: Harald Lesch

Country: Germany

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
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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).
Facts:
  • The Congress of the United States passes the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Magazine Covers

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Sport Games on 12 October 1998

NFL
American Football
  • Miami Dolphins - Jacksonville Jaguars : 21 - 28
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Man City - Preston : 0 - 1
  • Stoke - Chesterfield : 0 - 0
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Books

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A Pirate Looks At Fifty

By: Jimmy Buffett

For the millions of fans of Jimmy Buffett's music as well as his bestselling books, Tales From Margaritaville and Where Is Joe Merchant?,

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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 9 Steps to Financial Freedom

By: Suze Orman

With a new preface that reflects personal finance today, New York Times bestselling author and leading financial expert Suze Orman shares a refreshed version of The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom, the revolutionary, groundbreaking classic that changed the way we ...

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A Walk In The Woods

By: Bill Bryson

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in

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Videogames

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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Carnivores

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sport (hunting) First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

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