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Thursday 23 April 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 23, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Too Close by Next. In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits. Little Men, directed by Rodney Gibbons, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Long Road Home by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Flashback. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabela's Big Game Hunter II: Open Season or Brian Lara Cricket '99.
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What the sky looked like on 23 April 1998

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

Little Men

Directed by: Rodney Gibbons

Starring: Kathleen Fee, Michael Caloz, Mariel Hemingway, Ben Cook

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Deep Impact

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Starring: Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Matter of Trust

Directed by: Joey Travolta

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Joan Severance, Nick Mancuso, Robert Miano

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Body Count

Directed by: Robert Patton-Spruill

Starring: David Caruso, Linda Fiorentino, John Leguizamo, Ving Rhames

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Black Dog

Directed by: Kevin Hooks

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Randy Travis, Meat Loaf, Gabriel Casseus

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Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

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Directed by: Paul McGuigan

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Lost in Space

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 1998 ?

  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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Sport Games on 23 April 1998

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Charlotte Hornets : 87 - 97
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Indiana Pacers : 77 - 106
  • Houston Rockets - Utah Jazz : 103 - 90
  • San Antonio Spurs - Phoenix Suns : 102 - 96
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Football (France)
  • Nice - Lille : 2 - 1
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Football (Netherlands)
  • Ajax - Willem II : 6 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 23, 1998 - Geocentric view

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Let's Ride - Montell Jordan Feat. Master P & Silkk The Shocker
  2. Next - Too Close
  3. All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly) - K-Ci & JoJo
  4. Mya & Sisqo - It's All About Me
  5. Public Announcement - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
  6. Aretha Franklin - A Rose Is Still A Rose
  7. Romeo And Juliet - Sylk-E. Fyne Featuring Chill
  8. Money, Power & Respect - The Lox [Featuring DMX & Lil' Kim]
  9. Usher - Nice & Slow
  10. Destiny's Child - No, No, No
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. No Se Olvidar - Alejandro Fernandez
  2. Una Fan Enamorada - Servando y Florentino
  3. Asi Fue - Juan Gabriel
  4. Por Que Te Conoci - Los Temerarios
  5. Si Tu Supieras - Tony Vega
  6. The Cup Of Life (The Official Song Of The World Cup, France '98) - Ricky Martin
  7. Si Tu Supieras - Alejandro Fernandez
  8. A Pesar De Todos - Ana Gabriel
  9. Lloran Las Rosas - Cristian
  10. Ricky Martin - Vuelve


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

The Long Road Home

By: Danielle Steel

Bestselling novelist Danielle Steel takes us on a harrowing journey into the heart of America's hidden shame in a novel that explores the power of forgiveness, the dark side of childhood, and one woman's unbreakable spirit.From

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By: Nora Roberts

An art expert and a thief get caught in a dangerous game in this novel of daring deception and desire from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. After

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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Blood Work

By: Michael Connelly

A retired FBI agent investigates the death of heart transplant donor.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cabela's Big Game Hunter II: Open Season

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

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Test Drive 5

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

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Warhammer: Dark Omen

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Brian Lara Cricket '99

Brian Lara Cricket '99

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters

Falcon 4.0

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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Home videos

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

The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again

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Desperate Measures

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS release

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The Swan Princess

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: The 25th Anniversary Special Limited Edition 2-Pack VHS release

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Jackie Brown

Studio: Miramax Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release

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Wrongfully Accused

Studio: Warner Home Video

Format: VHS release

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