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Tuesday January 20, 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 Comanche Moon by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sparsh. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Goemon's Great Adventure or Test Drive Off-Road 2.
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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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TV Series

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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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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. En El Jardin - Alejandro Fernandez Featuring Gloria Estefan
  2. Contigo (Estar Contigo) - Luis Miguel
  3. A Pesar De Todos - Ana Gabriel
  4. Si Tu Supieras - Alejandro Fernandez
  5. Si Tu Me Amaras - Cristian
  6. Lluvia Cae - Enrique Iglesias
  7. Asi Es La Mujer - Victor Manuelle
  8. Me Miras Y Te Miro - Grupo Mania
  9. Cristian - Lo Mejor De Mi
  10. Te Sigo Amando - Juan Gabriel


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

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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Talking to Heaven

By: James Van Praagh

Talking to Heaven: A Medium's Message of Life After Death

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Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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Survival Of The Fittest

By: Jonathan Kellerman

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The daughter of a diplomat disappears on a school field trip—lured into the Santa Monica Mountains and killed in cold blood.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Wars: Rogue Squadron

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 64

Genre: Action, shooter

Publisher: Nintendo 64 NA LucasArts EU Nintendo Windows LucasArts; NA LucasArts; EU Nintendo

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Test Drive Off-Road 2

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU Electronic Arts; JP Capcom

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Magical Tetris Challenge

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Game Boy Color

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Capcom; EU Activision

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Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames

Goemon's Great Adventure

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $39.13
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $59.75
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $71.31
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $63.94

Home videos

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

I Know What You Did Last Summer

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS release

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He Got Game

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

Format: VHS release

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3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS release

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Seven Years in Tibet

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS release

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The Wedding Singer

Studio: New Line Home Video

Format: VHS release

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