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Sunday 25 January 1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marlene Lawston and Mo West. 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 The Rape Of Nanking by Iris Chang was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Seija no koushin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assault (EU) Assault: Retribution (NA) or Close Combat III: The Russian Front.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 25 January 1998 ?

  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
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  • Patti LaBelle On Broadway, closes at St. James Theater, New York City
  • Spice Girl Victoria Adams (Posh) and soccer David Beckham gets engaged
  • Helen Alfredsson wins Office Depot LPGA tournament.
  • Super Bowl XXXII: The Denver Broncos become the first AFC team in 14 years to win the Super Bowl, as they defeat the Green Bay Packers, 31-24.
  • During a historic visit to Cuba, Pope John Paul II demands the release of political prisoners and political reforms while condemning US attempts to isolate the country.

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Sport Games on 25 January 1998

American Basketball
  • Utah Jazz - Chicago Bulls : 101 - 94
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American Football
  • Green Bay Packers - Denver Broncos : 24 - 31
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bari - Napoli : 2 - 0
  • Brescia - Parma : 2 - 1
  • Empoli - Inter : 1 - 1
  • Juventus - Atalanta : 3 - 1
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Beveren - Lommel : 2 - 2
  • Harelbeke - St Truiden : 3 - 1
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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 ?

The Rape Of Nanking

By: Iris Chang

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

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The God Of Small Things

By: Arundhati Roy

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.

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By: Toni Morrison

“They shoot the white girl first. With the rest they can take their time.” So begins Toni Morrison’s Paradise, which opens with a horrifying scene of mass violence and chronicles its genesis in an all-black small town in rural Oklahoma.

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The Dark Side Of Camelot

By: Seymour M. Hersh

This monumental work of investigative journalism reveals the Kennedy White House as never before. With its meticulously documented & compulsively readable portrait of John F.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Hearty Robin; NA Atlus; JP Hearty Robin (Grand Edition)



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun rail shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

Assault (EU) Assault: Retribution (NA)

Assault (EU) Assault: Retribution (NA)

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: EU Telstar; NA Midway Games

Close Combat III: The Russian Front

Close Combat III: The Russian Front

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Combination Pro Soccer

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Axela

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