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Thursday 17 September 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. 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. Ronin, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mad Jack the Pirate. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Capcom Generations or Flame Dragon Plus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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

W.K.I.J.S.V.W.M.

Starring: Bart de Graaff

Country: Netherlands

Minty

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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Movies

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

Ronin

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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Rounders

Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Paul Cicero

Country: United States

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Blade

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • 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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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

Books

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

Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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A Pirate Looks At Fifty

By: Jimmy Buffett

For the millions of fans of Jimmy Buffett's music as well as his bestselling books, Tales From Margaritaville and Where Is Joe Merchant?,

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baroque

Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation PlayStation 2 PlayStation Network Wii

Genre: Role-playing video game, Roguelike

Publisher: JP Sting Entertainment; NA Atlus; EU Rising Star Games

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A Bug's Life

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows Game Boy Color Nintendo 64 Game.com (cancelled) Sega Saturn (cancelled) Dreamcast (cancelled)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment (PS) Disney Interactive (PC) THQ (GBC) Activision (N64)

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Capcom Generations

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: JP Capcom; EU Virgin Interactive

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Flame Dragon Plus

Flame Dragon Plus

Platform: DOS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Dynasty International Information

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations GOG Ltd

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