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Thursday 17 September 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 17, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Margaux Hakkaart . 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. What Dreams May Come, directed by Vincent Ward, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while No Safe Place by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brigandine or Cabela's Sportsman's Challenge.
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What the sky looked like on 17 September 1998

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

What Dreams May Come

Directed by: Vincent Ward

Starring: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra, Max von Sydow

Country: United States

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A Night at the Roxbury

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Starring: Chris Kattan, Will Ferrell, Raquel Gardner, Viveca Paulin

Country: United States

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Hideous Kinky

Directed by: Gillies MacKinnon

Starring: Kate Winslet, Bella Riza, Saïd Taghmaoui, Carrie Mullan

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Directed by: Pilar Távora

Starring: Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Juan Diego, Irene Papas, María Alfonsa Rosso

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Around the Fire

Directed by: John Jacobsen

Starring: Devon Sawa, Bill Smitrovich, Tara Reid, Eric Mabius

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TV Series

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

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

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Directed by: María Luisa Bemberg

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Change of Heart

Directed by: Stephen Bridgewater

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Directed by: John Musker & Ron Clements

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Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1998 ?

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 17, 1998 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1998 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Monica - The First Night
  2. Gerald Levert - Thinkin' Bout It
  3. Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
  4. Montell Jordan - I Can Do That
  5. Next - I Still Love You
  6. Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
  7. Movin' On - Mya Featuring Silkk The Shocker
  8. Tamia - So Into You
  9. Make It Hot - Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha
  10. Lookin' At Me - Mase Featuring Puff Daddy
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Perdido Sin Ti - Ricky Martin
  2. Elvis Crespo - Tu Sonrisa
  3. Decir Adios - Carlos Ponce
  4. Marc Anthony - Contra La Corriente
  5. Pepe Aguilar - Por Mujeres Como Tu
  6. Te Quiero Tanto, Tanto - Onda Vaselina
  7. Corazon Encadenado - Gisselle Y Sergio Vargas
  8. Costumbres - India
  9. Aquello Que Me Diste - Alejandro Sanz
  10. No Me Conoces - Marc Anthony


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

No Safe Place

By: Richard North Patterson

In the high-stakes, high-pressure world of presidential politics, where predators carry microphones and one misstep can savage a lifetime of achievement, Kerry Kilcannon is the rarest player of all.

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Rainbow Six

By: Tom Clanc

John Clark battles extremely dangerous terrorists. (H, Putnam)

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Hearty Robin; NA Atlus; JP Hearty Robin (Grand Edition)

Cabela's Sportsman's Challenge

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

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Dragon Warrior Monsters

Platform: Game Boy Color, mobile phones, PlayStation, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Enix; NA / EU Eidos Interactive

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Dynamite Cop

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PS2

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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EV Override

EV Override

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD release

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Hope Floats

Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Mr. Magoo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

Format: VHS release

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The Borrowers

Studio: PolyGram Video

Format: VHS release

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