Thursday November 19, 1998

US date format: 11/19/1998, UK date format: 19/11/1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 19, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. 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. Gemide, directed by Serdar Akar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grafters. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Centre Court Tennis or Buck Bumble.
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 19, 1998?


Events

  • Vincent van Gogh's Portrait of the Artist Without Beard sells at auction for $71.5 million USD.
  • Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives' Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton.

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Gemide

Gemide

Directed by: Serdar Akar

Starring: Erkan Can, Haldun Boysan, Yildiray Sahinler, Naci Tasdögen

Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson

Country: United States of America

Private Parts

Private Parts

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

Legionnaire

Legionnaire

Directed by: Peter MacDonald

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Steven Berkoff, Nicholas Farrell

Free Money

Free Money

Directed by: Yves Simoneau

Starring: Marlon Brando, Donald Sutherland, Charlie Sheen, Thomas Haden Church

Sport Games on November 19, 1998

Sport Games on November 19, 1998


Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Lyon - Marseille : 2 - 1
  • Monaco - Bordeaux : 0 - 2
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Grafters

Grafters

Directed by: Nicholas J. DeMicco

The Life of Birds

The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Brimstone

Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

Camila

Camila

Directed by: María Luisa Bemberg

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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Working With Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Working With Emotional Intelligence

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Do you have what it takes to succeed in your career?The secret of success is not what they taught you in school.

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible

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The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959.

For The Love Of The Game by Mark Vancil

For The Love Of The Game

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For 13 brilliant seasons Michael Jordan danced the dance of greatness across hardwood floors of basketball arenas from New York to Los Angeles to Barcelona and Paris.

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha

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A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

The Locket by Richard Paul Evans

The Locket

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After the death of his mother, Michael Keddington finds employment at the Arcadia nursing home where he befriends Esther, a reclusive but beautiful elderly woman who lives in mourning for her

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Half-Life

Half-Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, OS X, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sierra Studios; Valve Corporation (digital)

Centre Court Tennis

Centre Court Tennis

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; EU BigBen Interactive

Buck Bumble

Buck Bumble

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ubisoft

Cabela's Sportsman's Challenge

Cabela's Sportsman's Challenge

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 2

Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midway (U.S.); GT Interactive (Europe)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.69
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $35.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $109.06
  • General Electric GE: opens at $91.94
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $159.50

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