Saturday January 24, 1998

US date format: 1/24/1998, UK date format: 24/1/1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jay Versace and Ada-Nicole Sanger. 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. Sweet Jane, directed by Joe Gayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sparsh. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-1 World Grand Prix or The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra

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Movies

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Sweet Jane

Sweet Jane

Directed by: Joe Gayton

Starring: Samantha Mathis, Barbara Pilavin, Kimberly Scott, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask

Directed by: William Richert

Starring: Edward Albert, Dana Barron, Timothy Bottoms, Brigid Brannagh

Pi

Pi

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, Pamela Hart

Country: United States of America

Ringu

Ringu

Directed by: Hideo Nakata

Starring: Nanako Matsushima, Miki Nakatani, Yûko Takeuchi, Hitomi Satô

Zero Effect

Zero Effect

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

Starring: Bill Pullman, Ben Stiller, Ryan O'Neal, Kim Dickens

Sport Games on January 24, 1998

Sport Games on January 24, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Indiana Pacers : 88 - 95
  • Charlotte Hornets - Dallas Mavericks : 94 - 92
  • Denver Nuggets - Los Angeles Clippers : 99 - 81
  • Golden State Warriors - Vancouver Grizzlies : 96 - 107
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Seattle SuperSonics : 95 - 101
See all Basketball game results of January 24, 1998

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Antwerp - Aalst : 1 - 1
  • Genk - Lokeren : 1 - 0
  • Gent - Mouscron : 0 - 0
  • Lierse - Germinal : 1 - 1
  • Standard - Charleroi : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 24, 1998

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Ath Bilbao : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of January 24, 1998

La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Eibar - Levante : 1 - 1
  • Orense - Ath Madrid B : 3 - 4
  • Xerez - Logrones : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of January 24, 1998

TV Series

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Sparsh

Sparsh

Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

Directed by: Steve Miner

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Directed by: Ken Scott

Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

Stella Street

Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

Days to next January 24

If January 24, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 8 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

The Perfect Storm

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The bestselling book that became the blockbuster film starring George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, and Diane Lane. In October 1991, three weather systems collided off the coast of Nova Scotia to create a storm of singular fury, boasting waves over one …

The Ghost by Danielle Steel

The Ghost

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With a wife he loves and an exciting London-based career, architect Charles Waterston's life seems in perfect balance. Nothing in his comfortable existence prepares him for the sudden end to his ten-year marriage—or his unwanted transfer to his firm's New …

The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts

The Man Who Listens To Horses

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Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

The God Of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

The God Of Small Things

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Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide.

The Rape Of Nanking by Iris Chang

The Rape Of Nanking

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In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians and soldiers were systematically raped, tortured, and murdered—a death toll exceeding

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

F-1 World Grand Prix

F-1 World Grand Prix

Platform: Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, Nintendo 64, PC, PlayStation

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: JP / EU Nintendo; NA Video System; NA / EU Sega; JP Video System; NA Eidos Interactive; EU Video System

GT 64: Championship Edition

GT 64: Championship Edition

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Ocean

Baroque

Baroque

Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation PlayStation 2 PlayStation Network Wii

Genre: Role-playing video game, Roguelike

Publisher: JP Sting Entertainment; NA Atlus; EU Rising Star Games

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

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six/Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six/Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft


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