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Saturday 24 January 1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Great Expectations, directed by Alfonso Cuarn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Then Came Heaven by LaVyrle Spencer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Seija no koushin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominant Species or Airline Tycoon.
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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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Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland

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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Directed by: Vincenzo Natali

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

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Starring: Louis Theroux

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1998 ?

  • 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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Sport Games on 24 January 1998

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
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Football (Belgium)
  • Antwerp - Aalst : 1 - 1
  • Genk - Lokeren : 1 - 0
  • Gent - Mouscron : 0 - 0
  • Lierse - Germinal : 1 - 1
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Ath Bilbao : 3 - 0
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Eibar - Levante : 1 - 1
  • Orense - Ath Madrid B : 3 - 4
  • Xerez - Logrones : 0 - 0
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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


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

Then Came Heaven

By: LaVyrle Spencer

A grief-stricken widower learns to open his heart again in this touching and emotionally charged novel from New York Times bestselling author LaVyrle Spencer… A man of unshakable faith, Eddie Olczak

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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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The Matarese Countdown

By: Robert Ludlum

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “First-rate suspense.”—People Twenty years ago, top agents from the CIA and KGB banded together to bring down the Matarese Circle, an international cabal of

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By: Anne Rice

In the grand manner of Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice's new novel moves across time and the continents, from nineteenth-century Vienna to a St. Charles Greek Revival mansion in present-day New Orleans to dazzling capitals of the modern-day world, ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dominant Species

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Red Storm Entertainment

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Duke Nukem: Time To Kill

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: NA GT Interactive Software; EU Take-Two Interactive

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Airline Tycoon

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, MorphOS, Linux, ZETA, iOS, Android

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Infogrames: Original Monte Cristo: First Class, Evolution Spellbound: Deluxe for Windows RuneSoft: Deluxe for Linux, Mac OS X, ZETA, iOS, Android

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DX-Ball 2

Platform: Windows 9x, NT, 2K, XP, Vista and 7

Genre: Brick buster

Publisher: Longbow Digital Arts

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Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Xbox, OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software Infogrames Atari Midway Games

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