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Wednesday December 23, 1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 23, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include G. Hannelius and Jackie Radinsky. 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 Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching See How They Run. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colony Wars: Vengeance or Extreme Paintbrawl.
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What the sky looked like on 23 December 1998

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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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TV Series

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

See How They Run

Directed by: Emily Morse

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Directed by: Nicholas J. DeMicco

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The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

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Home Farm Twins

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 23, 1998 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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 Poisonwood Bible

By: Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959.

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All Through The Night

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark, the Queen of Suspense, celebrates the season with this Christmas classic featuring two of her most beloved characters.

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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 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Colony Wars: Vengeance

Colony Wars: Vengeance

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Psygnosis

Extreme Paintbrawl

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Head Games

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Half-Life series

Half-Life series

Platform: Windows OS X Linux Xbox Xbox 360 PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 Shield Portable

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment (1998–2003) Valve Corporation (2004–present)

Future Cop: LAPD

Future Cop: LAPD

Platform: PlayStation Windows Mac OS PlayStation Network

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts



Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Nintendo 64

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $35.88
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $44.00
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $105.80
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $66.94

Home videos

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

The Brass Bottle

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Great Expectations

Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release

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Black Dog

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Dimension Home Video

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Paramount/20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS and Laserdisc release

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