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Sunday 12 July 1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. The Mask of Zorro, directed by Martin Campbell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Airline Tycoon or Deadlock II: Shrine Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Mask of Zorro

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Country: United States

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There's Something About Mary

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly

Starring: Ben Stiller, Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon

Country: United States

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Small Soldiers

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Gregory Smith, David Cross

Country: United States

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Armageddon

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck

Country: United States

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Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

L.A. Detectives

Starring: Bill Kurtis

Country: United States

Watercolour Challenge

Starring: Sean Arnold, Karen Drury, Philip Franks, Jan Leeming

Country: United Kingdom

Gunfighters of the West

Starring: Tony Disabatino, Kevin Wiggins

Country: United States

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Surprise Gardener

Starring: Victoria Gordon

Country: United States

If I Ruled the World

Starring: Clive Anderson, Graeme Garden, Jeremy Hardy

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 16th Seniors Players Golf Championship
  • Jamie Farr Kroger Golf Classic
  • At a conference in Rome, 120 countries vote to create a permanent International Criminal Court to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.
  • In Saint Petersburg, Nicholas II of Russia and his family are buried in St. Catherine Chapel, 80 years after he and his family were killed by Bolsheviks.
  • A tsunami triggered by an undersea earthquake destroys 10 villages in Papua New Guinea, killing an estimated 1,500, leaving 2,000 more unaccounted for and thousands more homeless.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1998?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.440
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Gun in America, 1998 -- July 6, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9646

Books

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

Unnatural Exposure

By: Patricia Cornwell

A psychopath with an intimate knowledge of death has an even more intimate knowledge of Kay Scarpetta-and many different plans to kill her.

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I Know This Much Is True

By: Wally Lam

Close twins are marked by tragedy; Oprah's Book Club pick for summer 1998; 17th selection announced June 18, 1998. (H, ReganBooks)

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The Klone And I

By: Danielle Steel

Stephanie had a rat for a husband. But after 13 years of marriage and two kids, she was devastated when he left her for a younger woman.

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I Know This Much Is True

By: Wally Lamb

On the afternoon of October 12, 1990, my twin brother, Thomas, entered the Three Rivers, Connecticut, public library, retreated to one of the rear study carrels, and prayed to God the sacrifice he was about to commit would be deemed ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Aliens Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GameStorm Kesmai Fox Interactive

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Deadlock II: Shrine Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Accolade

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Fallout 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Mac OS X

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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TOCA 2 Touring Cars

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

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