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Saturday 1 August 1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Khamani Griffin and Barbie Imperial. In that special week of August 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. Ever After: A Cinderella Story, directed by Andy Tennant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Whose Line Is It Anyway?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ESP Ra.De. or Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

The Genie from Down Under 2

Starring: Alexandra Milman, Glenn Meldrum, Sandy Winton, Anna Galvin

Country: Australia

GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka

Starring: Takashi Sorimachi, Nanako Matsushima, Aya Enjôji, Naohito Fujiki

Country: Japan

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L.A. Detectives

Starring: Bill Kurtis

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1998 ?

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Eva Bartok: Hungarian actress who was on-screen from 1952 and starred in 38 films.

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Sport Games on 1 August 1998

Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Celtic - Dunfermline : 5 - 0
  • Dundee - Aberdeen : 0 - 2
  • Kilmarnock - Dundee United : 2 - 0
  • Motherwell - St Johnstone : 1 - 0
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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The Street Lawyer

By: John Grisham

Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

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By: V.C. Andrews

Orphaned years ago by a mother she barely knew, Brooke is taken in by a wealthy couple who want to adopt her, but she senses a dark foreboding in the midst of her promising new life

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By: Sandra Brown

Carl Herbold is a cold-blooded psychopath who has just escaped the penitentiary where he was serving a life sentence. Bent on revenge, he's going back to where he began--Blewer County, Texas...Born

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dominant Species

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Red Storm Entertainment

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Black Dahlia

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie, Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Interplay

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Creatures 2

Platform: Windows

Genre: Artificial life

Publisher: Mindscape

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ESP Ra.De.

ESP Ra.De.

Platform: Arcade, i-mode, EzWeb, Yahoo Mobile

Genre: Manic shooter

Publisher: Atlus

Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Android iOS Steam

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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