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Friday 23 January 1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eliza Evans and Will Power. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden. In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Great Expectations, directed by Alfonso Cuarn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Seija no koushin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid or Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Starring: Louis Theroux

Country: United States

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Earth Story

Starring: Aubrey Manning

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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City Confidential

Starring: Paul Winfield, Keith David

Country: United States

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I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Spice World

Directed by: Bob Spiers

Starring: Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm

Country: United States

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Fallen

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland

Country: United States

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Cube

Directed by: Vincenzo Natali

Starring: Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett

Country: United States

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Half Baked

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Daz, Jim Breuer

Country: United States

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Angel

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
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Facts:
  • Pope John Paul II condemns US embargo against Cuba.

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Sport Games on 23 January 1998

NBA
American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Atlanta Hawks : 89 - 85
  • Chicago Bulls - New Jersey Nets : 100 - 98
  • Dallas Mavericks - San Antonio Spurs : 75 - 81
  • Denver Nuggets - Phoenix Suns : 77 - 93
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Molenbeek - Anderlecht : 2 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.415
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11196
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Toni Morrison -- Jan. 19, 1998

Books

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

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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Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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Memoirs of a Geisha

By: Arthur Golden

A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

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Survival Of The Fittest

By: Jonathan Kellerman

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The daughter of a diplomat disappears on a school field trip—lured into the Santa Monica Mountains and killed in cold blood.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid

The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/Adventure

Publisher: The Learning Company

C: The Contra Adventure

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami of America

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Bomberman Quest

Bomberman Quest

Platform: Game Boy Color (Super Game Boy 2 compatible)

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: NA Electro Brain

Magical Tetris Challenge

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Game Boy Color

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Capcom; EU Activision

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Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations GOG Ltd

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