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Friday 17 July 1998

1998-07-17

It was Friday, 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. Saving Private Ryan, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Saving Private Ryan

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore

Country: United States

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Lolita

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Dominique Swain, Melanie Griffith

Country: United States

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The Parent Trap

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson

Country: United States

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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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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 17 July 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
  • Felipe Marichalar: Spanish royalty, the son of Princess Elena de Bourbon and her husband Jaime de Marichalar, married in Seville on 3/18/1995.
  • Kennedy Slocum: TV Actress.
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Facts:
  • Russia buries tsar Nicholas II and family, 80 years after they died
  • A diplomatic conference adopts the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, establishing a permanent international court to prosecute individuals for genocide, crime against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.
  • Papua New Guinea earthquake: A tsunami triggered by an undersea earthquake destroys 10 villages in Papua New Guinea killing an estimated 3,183, 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?

  • Time: Knotted stethoscope used to symbolize problems in the health care industry.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9647
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.440

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 ?

BattleTanx

Platform: Nintendo 64 Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: 3DO

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Blaze and Blade: Eternal Quest

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: THQ (Windows) Funsoft (PlayStation)

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Disney's Mulan

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

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Dominant Species

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Red Storm Entertainment

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Gates of Skeldal

Gates of Skeldal

Platform: Microsoft Windows DOS Android IOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JRC Interactive


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