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Thursday 2 July 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sailor Cook . In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK C'est La Vie by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. Armageddon, directed by Michael Bay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Last Full Measure by Jeff Shaara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ehrgeiz or Deathtrap Dungeon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


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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The X Files

Directed by: Rob Bowman

Starring: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, John Neville

Country: United States

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Can't Hardly Wait

Directed by: Harry Elfont

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo

Country: United States

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Directed by: Tony Bancroft

Starring: Ming-Na, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Watercolour Challenge

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gunfighters of the West

Starring: Tony Disabatino, Kevin Wiggins

Country: United States

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The Micallef Program

Starring: Shaun Micallef, Wayne Hope, Roz Hammond, Francis Greenslade

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 July 1998 ?

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sailor Cook: American noted family, the son of model Christie Brinkley and her third husband, Peter Cook.
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Last Full Measure

By: Jeff Shaara

In the Pulitzer prize–winning classic The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara created the finest Civil War novel of our time. The Last Full Measure tells the epic story of the events following

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Summer Sisters

By: Judy Blume

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard’s world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend.

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A Widow For One Year

By: John Irving

Ruth Cole is a complex, often self-contradictory character--a "difficult" woman. By no means is she conventionally "nice," but she will never be forgotten.Ruth's story is told in three parts, each focusing on a crucial time in her life. When

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Ship Of Gold In The Deep Blue Sea

By: Gary Kinder

Originally published in 1998 and a best seller in its hardcover and paperback publications, Gary Kinder’s Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea tells the story of the sinking of

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cro-Mag Rally

Cro-Mag Rally

Platform: Macintosh, iOS Windows Phone 7

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Pangea Software


Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Square; NA Square Electronic Arts; PAL Square; JP Square Enix

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GT 64: Championship Edition

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Ocean

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Deathtrap Dungeon

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Gauntlet Legends

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Dreamcast

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Atari Games Midway Games (home versions)

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