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Thursday 28 May 1998

1998-05-28

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Too Close by Next. In UK Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. The Truman Show, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans was one of the best selling books.
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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 Truman Show

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney

Country: United States

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Kiki's Delivery Service

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma

Country: United States

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire

Country: United States

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Godzilla

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo

Country: United States

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Deep Impact

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Starring: Robert Duvall, Ta Leoni, Elijah Wood

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Premier Passions

Starring: Gina McKee, Peter Reid

Country: United Kingdom

The George Jones Show

Starring: George Jones

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 May 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
  • Augustine of Canterbury
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Phil Hartman: Canadian-American actor with a comedy background as a regular on a TV variety show in 1985 which was followed by "Saturday Night Live" in 1986.
Facts:
  • Nuclear testing: Pakistan responds to a series of nuclear tests by India with five of its own, prompting the United States, Japan, and other nations to impose economic sanctions.
  • In Encino, California, the wife of Saturday Night Live comedian Phil Hartman kills him and commits suicide afterwards.
  • A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits northern Afghanistan, killing up to 5,000.
  • A second nuclear test, codenamed ''Chagai-II'', is conducted and supervised by the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Frank Sinatra -- May 25, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9640
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.433

Books

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

The Horse Whisperer

By: Nicholas Evans

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured ...

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N Is for Noose

By: Sue Grafton

"SMART AND SASSY" (New York Times) P.I. Kinsey Millhone is at it again in yet another thrilling adventure from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Sue GraftonTom Newquist has died.

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You Belong To Me

By: Mary Higgins Clark

“The mistress of high tension” (The New Yorker) and undisputed Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark brings us another New York Times bestselling novel that USA TODAY calls “her page-turning best” about a killer who targets lonely women on cruise ...

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The Long Road Home

By: Danielle Steel

A novel of courage, hope and love...From her secret perch at the top of the stairs, seven-year-old Gabriella watches the guests arrive at her parents' lavish Manhattan home.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microsoft

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B.L.U.E. Legend of Water

B.L.U.E. Legend of Water

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Crash Bandicoot: Warped

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Lego Creator

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Construction simulation

Publisher: Lego Media

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes

Platform: Arcade Dreamcast PlayStation PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom Virgin Interactive

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