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Wednesday 28 January 1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Space Shuttle Challenger disaster and Ariel Winter. 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 Sharp Edges by Jayne Ann Krentz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Seija no koushin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baroque or Fox Sports College Hoops '99.
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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 28 January 1998 ?

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
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  • Michelangelo, Christ & the Woman of Samaria, sold for $7.4 million
  • The United States Senate passes Resolution 71, urging U.S. President Bill Clinton to ampquottake all necessary and appropriate actions to respond to the threat posed by Iraq's refusal to end its weapons of mass destruction programs.ampquot

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Sport Games on 28 January 1998

American Basketball
  • Indiana Pacers - Philadelphia 76ers : 93 - 90
  • Los Angeles Clippers - San Antonio Spurs : 86 - 109
  • New Jersey Nets - Los Angeles Lakers : 106 - 95
  • New York Knicks - Miami Heat : 82 - 86
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Man City - Charlton : 2 - 2
  • Norwich - Sunderland : 2 - 1
  • Swindon - Stoke : 1 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aberdeen - Dunfermline : 2 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1998?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11213
  • Time: Dual exposure Cuban leader Fidel Castro & Pope John Paull II; Castro from Sygma, Pope by L'Osse
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9622


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

Sharp Edges

By: Jayne Ann Krentz

Eugenia Swift is a young woman of singular sensibilities, a connoisseur of beauty... and naturally inclined to tackle even the most difficult tasks on her own.

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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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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


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

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Deathtrap Dungeon

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, OS X, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sierra Studios; Valve Corporation (digital)

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: NA Himeya Soft; EU Otaku Publishing

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Fox Sports College Hoops '99

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Fox Interactive

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