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Wednesday 16 September 1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lolo Rodriguez . In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Ronin, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Titan by Ron Chernow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mad Jack the Pirate. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anna Kournikova's Smash Court Tennis or Bomberman World.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone

Country: United States

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Rush Hour

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Paul Cicero

Country: United States

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Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson

Country: United States

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Ever After: A Cinderella Story

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mad Jack the Pirate

Written by: Bill Kopp

Starring: Charles Adler, Jocelyn Blue, Cam Clarke, Robert Pike Daniel

Country: United States

Isänmaan toivot

Starring: Petteri Summanen, Toni Wahlström, Lotta Lehtikari, Maria Kuusiluoma

Country: Finland


Starring: Bart de Graaff

Country: Netherlands


Starring: Angela Kelly, Damian de Montemas, Vivienne Garrett, Kim De Lury

Country: Australia

The Games

Written by: John Clarke, Ross Stevenson

Starring: John Clarke, Bryan Dawe, Gina Riley, Nicholas Bell

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1998 ?

  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1998?

  • Time: Illustration depicting economic slump.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9656
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.449


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


By: Ron Chernow

John D. Rockefeller, Sr.--history's first billionaire and the patriarch of America's most famous dynasty--is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians.

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Moon Music

By: Faye Kellerman

“Fascinating....Fast-paced and dynamic.” —Dallas Morning News“Kellerman is taking a big risk here, and I think she pulls it off in fine style.”—Washington

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A Night Without Armor

By: Jewel Kilcher

One of the most respected artists in popular music today, Jewel is much more than a music industry success with her debut album selling more than 10 million copies.

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A Monk Swimming

By: Malachy McCourt

Slapped with a libel suit after an appearance on a talk show, Malachy McCourt crows, "If they could only see me now in the slums of Limerick, a big shot, sued

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bio F.R.E.A.K.S.

Bio F.R.E.A.K.S.

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Midway Games

Brian Lara Cricket '99

Brian Lara Cricket '99

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters

Anna Kournikova's Smash Court Tennis

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tennis

Publisher: Namco

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Bomberman World

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; PAL Sony

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Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Action adventure, First Person Shooter

Publisher: Mad Genius Software Tri Synergy

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