Wednesday January 21, 1998

US date format: 1/21/1998, UK date format: 21/1/1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 21, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Toby McDonough and Alex Target. 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 Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sparsh. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Test Drive 5 or Bomberman Quest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1998 or at January 21 across the years.

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Movies

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Sweet Jane

Sweet Jane

Directed by: Joe Gayton

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

The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask

Directed by: William Richert

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

Pi

Pi

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

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

Country: United States of America

Ringu

Ringu

Directed by: Hideo Nakata

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

Zero Effect

Zero Effect

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

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

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 21, 1998?


Holidays

  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day

Events

  • Pope John Paul II visits Cuba.

Famous Birthday

Sport Games on January 21, 1998

Sport Games on January 21, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - San Antonio Spurs : 76 - 90
  • Boston Celtics - Minnesota Timberwolves : 95 - 104
  • Charlotte Hornets - Chicago Bulls : 79 - 110
  • Detroit Pistons - Denver Nuggets : 87 - 67
  • Golden State Warriors - Utah Jazz : 85 - 98
See all Basketball game results of January 21, 1998

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Amiens - Toulon : 1 - 2
  • Caen - Laval : 2 - 0
  • Gueugnon - Lille : 4 - 0
  • Le Mans - Sochaux : 0 - 0
  • Lorient - Beauvais : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 21, 1998

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Toulouse : 3 - 1
  • Bastia - Paris SG : 2 - 0
  • Le Havre - Bordeaux : 0 - 0
  • Lens - Guingamp : 1 - 0
  • Montpellier - Nantes : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 21, 1998

TV Series

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Sparsh

Sparsh

Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

Directed by: Steve Miner

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Directed by: Ken Scott

Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

Stella Street

Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

The Perfect Storm

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The bestselling book that became the blockbuster film starring George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, and Diane Lane. In October 1991, three weather systems collided off the coast of Nova Scotia to create a storm of singular fury, boasting waves over one …

The Ghost by Danielle Steel

The Ghost

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With a wife he loves and an exciting London-based career, architect Charles Waterston's life seems in perfect balance. Nothing in his comfortable existence prepares him for the sudden end to his ten-year marriage—or his unwanted transfer to his firm's New …

The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts

The Man Who Listens To Horses

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Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

The God Of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

The God Of Small Things

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Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide.

The Rape Of Nanking by Iris Chang

The Rape Of Nanking

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In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians and soldiers were systematically raped, tortured, and murdered—a death toll exceeding

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

CarnEvil

CarnEvil

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun rail shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

Test Drive 5

Test Drive 5

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

Bomberman Quest

Bomberman Quest

Platform: Game Boy Color (Super Game Boy 2 compatible)

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: NA Electro Brain

Godzilla Trading Battle

Godzilla Trading Battle

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: Toho

EV Override

EV Override

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $61.50
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $18.75
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $137.25
  • General Electric GE: opens at $75.19
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $100.25

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