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Tuesday 20 January 1998

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Timmy Connors . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden. In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Jane, directed by Joe Gayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Dark Side Of Camelot by Seymour M. Hersh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sparsh. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Banjo-Kazooie or Gangsters: Organized Crime.
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What the sky looked like on 20 January 1998

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

Sweet Jane

Directed by: Joe Gayton

Starring: Samantha Mathis, Barbara Pilavin, Kimberly Scott, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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The Man in the Iron Mask

Directed by: William Richert

Starring: Edward Albert, Dana Barron, Timothy Bottoms, Brigid Brannagh

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Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, Pamela Hart

Country: United States

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Directed by: Hideo Nakata

Starring: Nanako Matsushima, Miki Nakatani, Yûko Takeuchi, Hitomi Satô

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Zero Effect

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

Starring: Bill Pullman, Ben Stiller, Ryan O'Neal, Kim Dickens

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Dawson's Creek

Directed by: Steve Miner

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Unfinished Business

Directed by: Ken Scott

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Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

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Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 1998 ?

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bobo Brazil: American professional wrestler (Born 1924).
  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Mama & Papas & Eagles
  • Warner Brothers TV Network begins Tuesday night programming
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts The Mama and The Papas, The Eagles.

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Sport Games on 20 January 1998

American Basketball
  • Denver Nuggets - Vancouver Grizzlies : 77 - 88
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Atlanta Hawks : 93 - 103
  • Phoenix Suns - Golden State Warriors : 87 - 69
  • Portland Trail Blazers - Cleveland Cavaliers : 86 - 84
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Cannes - Metz : 1 - 1
  • Marseille - Monaco : 1 - 1
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Queen of Sth - Stenhousemuir : 0 - 1
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Colchester - Cardiff : 2 - 1
  • Exeter - Barnet : 0 - 0
  • Macclesfield - Scunthorpe : 2 - 0
  • Notts County - Hull : 1 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 20, 1998 - Geocentric view

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

The Dark Side Of Camelot

By: Seymour M. Hersh

This monumental work of investigative journalism reveals the Kennedy White House as never before. With its meticulously documented & compulsively readable portrait of John F.

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Comanche Moon

By: Larry McMurtry

The epic four-volume cycle that began with Larry McMurty's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, Lonesome Dove, is completed with this brilliant and haunting novel - a capstone in a mighty tradition of storytelling.

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By: Toni Morrison

“They shoot the white girl first. With the rest they can take their time.” So begins Toni Morrison’s Paradise, which opens with a horrifying scene of mass violence and chronicles its genesis in an all-black small town in rural Oklahoma.

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Dirty Jokes And Beer

By: Drew Carey

We all know Drew Carey from The Drew Carey Show and his award-winning stand-up career, but do we really know Drew Carey, the person?

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Microsoft

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Platform: Nintendo 64, Xbox 360

Genre: Platforming, action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo Microsoft Game Studios (X360)

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Test Drive 5

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

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Gangsters: Organized Crime

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Big Mountain 2000

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP Imagineer; NA SouthPeak Interactive; PAL Imagineer and SouthPeak Interactive

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Home videos

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

The Wedding Singer

Studio: New Line Home Video

Format: VHS release

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Small Soldiers

Studio: DreamWorks Home Entertainment

Format: DVD release

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Studio: Universal

Format: DVD release

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In God's Hands

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Cop Land

Studio: Miramax Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release

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