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Friday 20 November 1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maximiliane Hansen . 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. Enemy of the State, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods That Make My Day by Laura Cornell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching This Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Extreme Paintbrawl or Bomberman World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Enemy of the State

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight

Country: United States

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A Bug's Life

Directed by: John Lasseter

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Country: United States

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The Faculty

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris

Country: United States

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The Waterboy

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler

Country: United States

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Meet Joe Black

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 20 November 1998

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TV Series

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

This Life

Written by: Amy Jenkins

Starring: Jack Davenport, Amita Dhiri, Andrew Lincoln, Daniela Nardini

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Brett Cullen, Jeremy Garrett, Ron Melendez, Sarah Freeman

Country: United States

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Alpha Centauri

Starring: Harald Lesch

Country: Germany

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The Games

Written by: John Clarke, Ross Stevenson

Starring: John Clarke, Bryan Dawe, Gina Riley, Nicholas Bell

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 November 1998 ?

  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
  • UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
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  • A court in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan declares accused terrorist Osama bin Laden ''a man without a sin'' in regard to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.
  • A Russian Proton rocket is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, carrying the first segment of the International Space Station, the 21 ton Zarya Module.

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Sport Games on 20 November 1998

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Werder Bremen : 0 - 2
  • Schalke 04 - Duisburg : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - St Pauli : 2 - 2
  • F Koln - Cottbus : 3 - 0
  • Oberhausen - Gutersloh : 3 - 0
  • Uerdingen - Mainz : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 20 November 1998
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Tenerife - Ath Bilbao : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 November 1998
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Metz : 1 - 0
  • Lens - Bastia : 1 - 0
  • Lorient - Toulouse : 1 - 0
  • Nancy - Le Havre : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 November 1998

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
  2. Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)
  3. Divine - Lately
  4. Faith Evans - Love Like This
  5. Dru Hill Featuring Redman - How Deep Is Your Love
  6. Can I Get A... - Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coinz) & Ja
  7. Monica - The First Night
  8. Come And Get With Me - Keith Sweat Featuring Snoop Dogg
  9. Trippin' - Total Featuring Missy Elliott
  10. Love Me - 112 Featuring Mase
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ciega, Sordomuda - Shakira
  2. Enrique Iglesias - Esperanza
  3. Dejaria Todo - Chayanne
  4. Agua Pasada - Frankie Negron
  5. Tu Amor - Olga Tanon
  6. Que Habria Sido De Mi - Victor Manuelle
  7. Marc Anthony - Contra La Corriente
  8. Me Voy A Quitar De En Medio - Vicente Fernandez
  9. El Privilegio De Amar - Mijares With Lucero
  10. Querida - Di Blasio With Juan Gabriel


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

Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods That Make My Day

By: Laura Cornell

Today I feel silly. Mom says it's the heat.I put rouge on the cat and gloves on my feet.I ate noodles for breakfast and pancakes at night.I

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The Present

By: Johanna Lindsey

As the entire Malory family gathers at Haverston to celebrate the season, a mysterious present arrives anonymously. The gift is an old journal -- a tender and tempestuous account of the

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By: A. Scott Berg

Few American icons provoke more enduring fascination than Charles Lindbergh—renowned for his one-man transatlantic flight in 1927, remembered for the sorrow surrounding the kidnapping and death of his firstborn son in

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Bag of Bones

By: Stephen King

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, a powerful tale of grief, of love's enduring bonds, and the haunting secrets of the past.Four years after the sudden death of his wife, forty-year-old bestselling novelist Mike Noonan is still ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Android iOS Steam

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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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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Extreme Paintbrawl

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Head Games

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Bomberman World

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; PAL Sony

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Amazon Trail 3rd Edition

Platform: PC

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: The Learning Company

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