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Wednesday 23 December 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 All Through The Night by Mary Higgins Clark 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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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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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 ?

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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When The Wind Blows

By: James Patterson

Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work.

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The Simple Truth

By: David Baldacci

Sizzling David Baldacci's novels have been called "sizzling" (USA Today) and "superior" (Houston Chronicle). Now Baldacci is back, with the story of a death row inmate, a Supreme Court clerk, and

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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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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 Princess Bride

Studio: MGM Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release; part of the MGM Family Entertainment Collection

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Krippendorf's Tribe

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

Format: VHS release

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The Big Hit

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS release

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Deep Rising

Studio: Hollywood Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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