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Friday 16 January 1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gabi Butler . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden. In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Spice World, directed by Bob Spiers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Seija no koushin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling or Duke Nukem: Time To Kill.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Spice World

Directed by: Bob Spiers

Starring: Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm

Country: United States

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Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland

Country: United States

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Half Baked

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Daz, Jim Breuer

Country: United States

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Directed by: Vincenzo Natali

Starring: Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Earth Story

Starring: Aubrey Manning

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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City Confidential

Starring: Paul Winfield, Keith David

Country: United States

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Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Starring: Louis Theroux

Country: United States

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I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 1998 ?

  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
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Famous Deaths:
  • NASA announces that John Glenn, age 76, will return to space when the Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off in October.

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Sport Games on 16 January 1998

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Milwaukee Bucks : 96 - 86
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Denver Nuggets : 99 - 74
  • Golden State Warriors - Atlanta Hawks : 89 - 102
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Houston Rockets : 116 - 115
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Stoke - Bradford : 2 - 1
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Colchester - Torquay : 1 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.414
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11156
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jerry Seinfeld -- Jan. 12, 1998


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

The Millionaire Next Door

By: Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

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Citizen Soldiers

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

From Stephen E. Ambrose, bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U.S. army in northwest Europe from the day after D-Day until the end of the bitterest days of World ...

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The Ghost

By: Danielle Steel

With a wife he loves and an exciting London-based career, architect Charles Waterston's life seems in perfect balance. Nothing in his comfortable existence prepares him for the sudden end to his ten-year marriage—or his unwanted transfer to his firm's New ...

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Then Came Heaven

By: LaVyrle Spencer

A grief-stricken widower learns to open his heart again in this touching and emotionally charged novel from New York Times bestselling author LaVyrle Spencer… A man of unshakable faith, Eddie Olczak

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Addiction Pinball

Platform: PC, PlayStation (released as Worms Pinball)

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: MicroProse (PC), Infogrames (PSX), Team17 (Steam)

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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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Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, PC, VC

Genre: Ten pin bowling

Publisher: THQ

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Duke Nukem: Time To Kill

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

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

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Grendel's Cave

Grendel's Cave

Platform: Web

Genre: Real-time Adventure

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