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Monday 26 January 1998

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Together Again by Janet. 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 Masterharper Of Pern by Anne McCaffrey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Seija no koushin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing China: The Forbidden City or EV Override.
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 26 January 1998 ?

  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
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  • President Clinton says I want to say one thing to the American people I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky
  • 25th American Music Awards: Spice Girls and Babyface win.
  • Intel launches 333 MHz Pentium II chip.
  • Lewinsky scandal: On American television, U.S. President Bill Clinton denies having had ''sexual relations'' with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

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Sport Games on 26 January 1998

American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Miami Heat : 94 - 93
  • Houston Rockets - San Antonio Spurs : 90 - 115
  • New York Knicks - Boston Celtics : 85 - 94
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Toronto Raptors : 87 - 91
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Salamanca - Valladolid : 1 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1998?

  • Time: Dual exposure Cuban leader Fidel Castro & Pope John Paull II; Castro from Sygma, Pope by L'Osse
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9622
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.415


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

The Masterharper Of Pern

By: Anne McCaffrey

In a time when the deadly scourge Thread has not fallen on Pern for centuries--and many dare to hope that Thread will never fall again--a boy is born to Harper Hall.

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Another City, Not My Own

By: Dominick Dunne

Gus Bailey, journalist to high society, knows the sordid secrets of the very rich. Now he turns his penetrating gaze to a courtroom in Los Angeles, witnessing the trial of the

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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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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 ?

Star Wars: Rebellion

Platform: PC

Genre: Real-time strategy, 4X

Publisher: LucasArts

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Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn (unpublished)

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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China: The Forbidden City

China: The Forbidden City

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: R&P Electronic Media

EV Override

EV Override

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Ambrosia Software


Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Nintendo 64

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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