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Monday 31 August 1998

1998-08-31

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Blade, directed by Stephen Norrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Rainbow Six by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Blade

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson

Country: United States

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Ever After: A Cinderella Story

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Written by: Mark Leveson, Dan Patterson

Starring: Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall

Country: United States

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Maximum Bob

Starring: Beau Bridges, Liz Vassey, Sam Robards, Kiersten Warren

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: President Bill Clinton with daughter Chelsea & wife Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9654
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bill Clinton -- Aug. 24, 1998

Books

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

Rainbow Six

By: Tom Clanc

John Clark battles extremely dangerous terrorists. (H, Putnam)

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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

By: Rebecca Wells

“A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter.”—Washington

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Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

By: Robert C. Atkins

The #1 New York Times bestseller featuring the Atkins Nutritional Approach™— a celebrity-favorite diet perfect for losing weight before your wedding or to bounce back into shape post-baby, or if you just want to look and feel your best—includes delicious ...

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Raven

By: V.C. Andrews

The "Orphans" series consists of four novellas and a full-length novel, which brings all four threads of the story together. This one features Raven, who is rescued from a deprived life with her drunken mother only to encounter painful humiliation ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buck Bumble

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Castrol Honda SuperBike World Champions

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midas Interactive

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Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Microsoft

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Cooking Fighter Hao

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Nippon Ichi Software

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Half-Life series

Half-Life series

Platform: Windows OS X Linux Xbox Xbox 360 PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 Shield Portable

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment (1998–2003) Valve Corporation (2004–present)


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