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Thursday 23 April 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. 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 Toxin by Robin Cook 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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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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TV Series

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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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Music Charts

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 ?


By: Robin Cook

Newly divorced surgeon Dr. Kim Regis is determined to remain a good father to his only son, Selden. On a special night out, Kim takes Seldon to his favorite fast-food restaurant

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Blood Work

By: Michael Connelly

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

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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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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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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 Man Who Knew Too Little

Studio: Warner Home Video

Format: DVD release

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The Postman

Studio: VHS release

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Studio: Dimension Home Video

Format: VHS release

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Sliding Doors

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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Can't Hardly Wait

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: DVD release

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