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Wednesday 23 December 1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jackie Radinsky and Adyel Juergensen. In that special week of December people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Pourquoi pas moi?, directed by Stéphane Giusti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching See How They Run. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bakushō Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resort Ō or Star Wars: Rebellion.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pourquoi pas moi?

Directed by: Stéphane Giusti

Starring: Amira Casar, Julie Gayet, Bruno Putzulu, Alexandra London

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In Dreams

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Annette Bening, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Sagona, Aidan Quinn

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Last Call

Directed by: Christine Lucas

Starring: Peter Coyote, Eric Michael Cole, Lorene Prieto, Elizabeth Rossa

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The Hi-Lo Country

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Billy Crudup, Woody Harrelson, Patricia Arquette, Cole Hauser

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Art House

Directed by: Leigh Scott

Starring: Dan O'Donahue, Chris Hardwick, Rebecca McFarland, Amy Weber

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See How They Run

Directed by: Emily Morse

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Directed by: Nicholas J. DeMicco

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Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1998 ?

  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1998 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Mi PC - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  2. Dejaria Todo - Chayanne
  3. Crei - Tiranos del Norte
  4. Enrique Iglesias - Esperanza
  5. El Cuerpo Me Pide - Victor Manuelle & Elvis Crespo
  6. Me Has Echado Al Olvido - Jose Feliciano
  7. La Otra Parte Del Amor - Limite
  8. Que Habria Sido De Mi - Victor Manuelle
  9. Dame Un Beso - Gisselle
  10. Sin Verte - Pedro Fernandez


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

The Century

By: Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the ...

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The Greatest Generation

By: Tom Brokaw

The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

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The Locket

By: Richard Paul Evans

After the death of his mother, Michael Keddington finds employment at the Arcadia nursing home where he befriends Esther, a reclusive but beautiful elderly woman who lives in mourning for her

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A Night Without Armor

By: Jewel Kilcher

One of the most respected artists in popular music today, Jewel is much more than a music industry success with her debut album selling more than 10 million copies.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cro-Mag Rally

Cro-Mag Rally

Platform: Macintosh, iOS Windows Phone 7

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Pangea Software

Bakushō Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resort Ō

Bakushō Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resort Ō

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Taito

Cro-Mag Rally

Cro-Mag Rally

Platform: Macintosh, iOS Windows Phone 7

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Pangea Software

Fox Sports College Hoops '99

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Fox Interactive

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Star Wars: Rebellion

Platform: PC

Genre: Real-time strategy, 4X

Publisher: LucasArts

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Home videos

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


Studio: VHS and Laserdisc release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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The Brass Bottle

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The Postman

Studio: VHS release

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A Perfect Murder

Studio: Warner Home Video

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Deep Impact

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS, DVD and Laserdisc release

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