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Tuesday 13 October 1998

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Phenomenon: The Lost Archives. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabela's Big Game Hunter II or Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith.
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Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston

Country: United States

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Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams

Country: United States

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Directed by: Eric Darnell

Starring: Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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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


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 13 October 1998 ?

  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1998?

  • Time: masked surgeons at a Los Angles hospital re rising medical costs.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9660
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.453


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

I Know This Much Is True

By: Wally Lamb

On the afternoon of October 12, 1990, my twin brother, Thomas, entered the Three Rivers, Connecticut, public library, retreated to one of the rear study carrels, and prayed to God the sacrifice he was about to commit would be deemed ...

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We Are Our Mothers' Daughters

By: Cokie Roberts

In this revised and expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller, renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts once again examines the nature of women's roles through the revealing lens

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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 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cabela's Big Game Hunter II

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

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Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Android iOS Steam

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

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Dance Dance Revolution

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Formula 1 98

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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