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Tuesday 17 November 1998

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kara Hayward and Leila Roker. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Doo Wop (That Thing) by Lauryn Hill. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Enemy of the State, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Midwives by Chris Bohjalian was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching This Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CyberStorm 2: Corporate Wars or Grand Prix Legends.
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TV Series

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

This Life

Written by: Amy Jenkins

Starring: Jack Davenport, Amita Dhiri, Andrew Lincoln, Daniela Nardini

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Phenomenon: The Lost Archives

Starring: Dean Stockwell, Bill Rogers

Country: United States

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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

Movies

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

Enemy of the State

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight

Country: United States

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A Bug's Life

Directed by: John Lasseter

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Country: United States

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The Faculty

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris

Country: United States

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The Waterboy

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler

Country: United States

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Meet Joe Black

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kara Hayward: American actress, best known for her role as Suzy Bishop in the 2012 feature film Moonrise Kingdom, which earned her a 2013 Young Artist Award nomination in Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress.
  • Leila Roker: American noted family, the daughter of Today weatherman Al Roker and newsgirl Deborah Roberts.
  • Sydney Smith: Vine Star.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Newt Gingrich -- Nov. 16, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9665
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.458

Books

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

Midwives

By: Chris Bohjalian

A contemporary classic that has sold more than two million copies and was a selection of Oprah's original Book Club, Midwives is a compulsively readable novel that explores questions of human responsibility that are as fundamental to our society now ...

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The Path of Daggers

By: Robert Jordan

Now in development for TV!Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters.The

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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger

These stories, written for teens just like you, will make you laugh and make you cry. Most importantly, they'll show you that you are not alone, and that lots of other kids are going through the same ups and downs ...

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Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

By: Robert C. Atkins

The #1 New York Times bestseller featuring the Atkins Nutritional Approach™— a celebrity-favorite diet perfect for losing weight before your wedding or to bounce back into shape post-baby, or if you just want to look and feel your best—includes delicious ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Carnivores

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sport (hunting) First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

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CyberStorm 2: Corporate Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based tactics, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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ESP Ra.De.

Platform: Arcade, i-mode, EzWeb, Yahoo Mobile

Genre: Manic shooter

Publisher: Atlus

Grand Prix Legends

Platform: PC (Win)

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Sierra Sports

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Unreal

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Xbox, OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software Infogrames Atari Midway Games

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