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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. The Thin Red Line, directed by Terrence Malick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Charming Billy by Alice McDermott was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alles kan beter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabela's Big Game Hunter or Lego Creator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The Thin Red Line

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte

Country: United States

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You've Got Mail

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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The Prince of Egypt

Directed by: Brenda Chapman

Starring: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Shakespeare in Love

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush

Country: United States

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Enemy of the State

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

This Life

Written by: Amy Jenkins

Starring: Jack Davenport, Amita Dhiri, Andrew Lincoln, Daniela Nardini

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Phenomenon: The Lost Archives

Starring: Dean Stockwell, Bill Rogers

Country: United States

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Starring: Brett Cullen, Jeremy Garrett, Ron Melendez, Sarah Freeman

Country: United States

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Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Written by: Mark Leveson, Dan Patterson

Starring: Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall

Country: United States

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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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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1998?

  • Time: THEY REALLY DO IT? with a silhouette of Pres. Bill Clinton. Photograph for TIME by Cynthia Johnson.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9670
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.463


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

Charming Billy

By: Alice McDermott

Billy Lynch's family and friends have gathered to comfort his widow, and to pay their respects to one of the last great romantics.

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When The Wind Blows

By: James Patterson


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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Billiard Academy Real Break

Billiard Academy Real Break

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Nakanihon

Cabela's Big Game Hunter

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports, Shooter

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing

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Cabela's Sportsman's Challenge

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

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The Fallen Angels

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Psikyo

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Lego Creator

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Construction simulation

Publisher: Lego Media

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