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Thursday 22 October 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica. In UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. Orgazmo, directed by Trey Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Hundred Days by Patrick O'Brian was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Life of Birds. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dance Dance Revolution or A Bug's Life.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Life Is Beautiful

Directed by: Roberto Benigni

Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini

Country: United States

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Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston

Country: United States

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Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams

Country: United States

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Directed by: Eric Darnell

Starring: Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Gary Ross

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Phenomenon: The Lost Archives

Starring: Dean Stockwell, Bill Rogers

Country: United States

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

Country: United States

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Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Written by: Mark Leveson, Dan Patterson

Starring: Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall

Country: United States

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Gunfighters of the West

Starring: Tony Disabatino, Kevin Wiggins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 October 1998 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Eric Ambler: London, England -- Suspense writer (Epitaph for a Spy).

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: How to Make Your Kid a Better Student -- Oct. 19, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9661
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.454


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

The Hundred Days

By: Patrick O'Brian

"One of the best novelists since Jane Austen....The Hundred Days may be the best installment yet....I give O'Brian's fans joy of it."―Philadelphia

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Memoirs of a Geisha

By: Arthur Golden

A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

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Field Of Thirteen

By: Dick Francis

A superbly crafted collection of thirteen tightly plotted tales that treats readers to murder, mystery, and mayhem in the world of horseracing.

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Message In A Bottle

By: Nicholas Sparks

Divorced and disillusioned about relationships, Theresa Osborne is jogging when she finds a bottle on the beach. Inside is a letter of love and longing to "Catherine," signed simply "Garrett."

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dance Dance Revolution

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Digital Monster Ver. S: Digimon Tamers

Digital Monster Ver. S: Digimon Tamers

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Bandai

Gates of Skeldal

Gates of Skeldal

Platform: Microsoft Windows DOS Android IOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JRC Interactive

Getter Love!!: Chō Renai Party Game Tanjō

Getter Love!!: Chō Renai Party Game Tanjō

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft

A Bug's Life

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows Game Boy Color Nintendo 64 Game.com (cancelled) Sega Saturn (cancelled) Dreamcast (cancelled)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment (PS) Disney Interactive (PC) THQ (GBC) Activision (N64)

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