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Sunday 22 February 1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Siena Mirabella . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Nice & Slow by Usher. In UK Doctor Jones by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. Dark City, directed by Alex Proyas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching If I Ruled the World. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brigandine or Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

If I Ruled the World

Starring: Clive Anderson, Graeme Garden, Jeremy Hardy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hertenkamp

Starring: Joan Nederlof, Maureen Teeuwen, Marcel Musters, Finn Poncin

Country: Netherlands

Premier Passions

Starring: Gina McKee, Peter Reid

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The George Jones Show

Starring: George Jones

Country: United States

This Morning with Richard Not Judy

Starring: Stewart Lee, Richard Herring, Kevin Eldon, Paul Putner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Dark City

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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The Wedding Singer

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Christine Taylor

Country: United States

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Sphere

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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Spice World

Directed by: Bob Spiers

Starring: Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm

Country: United States

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Half Baked

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Daz, Jim Breuer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 22 February
Famous Deaths:
  • Abraham Ribicoff: American lawyer and politician 4th United States Secretary of Health and Human Services (d. 1998).
Facts:
  • King & I, closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 781 performances
  • 18th Winter Olympic games close at Nagano Japan
  • Sandy Hume, correspondent (Fox News), commits suicide at age 28.

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Sport Games on 22 February 1998

NBA
American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Portland Trail Blazers : 96 - 121
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Milwaukee Bucks : 71 - 79
  • Denver Nuggets - Seattle SuperSonics : 68 - 88
  • Houston Rockets - New York Knicks : 74 - 92
See all Basketball game results of 22 February 1998
Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bari - Lecce : 2 - 2
  • Bologna - Piacenza : 3 - 0
  • Brescia - Atalanta : 2 - 2
  • Fiorentina - Juventus : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 February 1998
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Standard - Aalst : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 February 1998
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Stuttgarter K : 2 - 1
  • Greuther Furth - Mainz : 2 - 2
  • Gutersloh - St Pauli : 1 - 1
  • Unterhaching - Zwickau : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 February 1998

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9626
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.419420
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bill Clinton -- Feb. 16, 1998

Books

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

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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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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Cuba Libre

By: Elmore Leonard

“A wild ride through Cuba during the Spanish-American War.” —Miami Herald“Not only his finest novel but one that transcends the limits of its genre and is worthy of being evaluated as

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The Investigators

By: W. E. B. Griffin

A brutal crime...A group of urban terrorists...An investigation of dirty cops...The leads in these supposedly unconnected cases have become tangled in some very ugly--and dangerous--knots.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brian Lara Cricket '99

Brian Lara Cricket '99

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters

Brigandine

Brigandine

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Hearty Robin; NA Atlus; JP Hearty Robin (Grand Edition)

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Unreal

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Xbox, OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software Infogrames Atari Midway Games

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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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