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Saturday May 2, 1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 2, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Luqman Podolski . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Too Close by Next. In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits. Happiness, directed by Todd Solondz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching We Can Work It Out. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Addiction Pinball or Anchorhead.
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What the sky looked like on 2 May 1998

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


Directed by: Todd Solondz

Starring: Jane Adams, Jon Lovitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dylan Baker

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Michael Lee Gogin

Country: United States

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My Name Is Joe

Directed by: Ken Loach

Starring: Peter Mullan, Louise Goodall, Gary Lewis, Lorraine McIntosh

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I Stand Alone

Directed by: Gaspar Noé

Starring: Philippe Nahon, Blandine Lenoir, Frankie Pain, Martine Audrain

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The Horse Whisperer

Directed by: Robert Redford

Starring: Robert Redford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Neill, Dianne Wiest

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TV Series

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

We Can Work It Out

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Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

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Directed by: Paul McGuigan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 1998 ?

  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
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  • The European Central Bank is founded in Brussels in order to define and execute the European Union's monetary policy.
  • 124th Kentucky Derby: Kent Desormeaux aboard Real Quiet wins in 2:02.4.

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Sport Games on 2 May 1998

American Basketball
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Seattle SuperSonics : 84 - 97
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Lecce - Lazio : 1 - 0
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - FC Koln : 2 - 1
  • Dortmund - Hamburg : 0 - 1
  • Duisburg - Bayern Munich : 0 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Wolfsburg : 4 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • La Coruna - Valencia : 1 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 02, 1998 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1998 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Next - Too Close
  2. Let's Ride - Montell Jordan Feat. Master P & Silkk The Shocker
  3. It's All About Me - Mya & Sisqo
  4. All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly) - K-Ci & JoJo
  5. Aretha Franklin - A Rose Is Still A Rose
  6. Public Announcement - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
  7. Xscape - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You
  8. Money, Power & Respect - The Lox [Featuring DMX & Lil' Kim]
  9. Romeo And Juliet - Sylk-E. Fyne Featuring Chill
  10. Destiny's Child - No, No, No
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. No Se Olvidar - Alejandro Fernandez
  2. The Cup Of Life (The Official Song Of The World Cup, France '98) - Ricky Martin
  3. Una Fan Enamorada - Servando y Florentino
  4. Asi Fue - Juan Gabriel
  5. Si Tu Supieras - Alejandro Fernandez
  6. Elvis Crespo - Suavemente
  7. A Pesar De Todos - Ana Gabriel
  8. Ricky Martin - Vuelve
  9. Por Que Te Conoci - Los Temerarios
  10. Si Tu Supieras - Tony Vega
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. It's Like That - Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins
  2. Celine Dion - My Heart Will Go On
  3. Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
  4. Sash! - La Primavera
  5. Turn It Up / Fire It Up - Busta Rhymes


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

The Millionaire Next Door

By: Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

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Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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By: Nora Roberts

An art expert and a thief get caught in a dangerous game in this novel of daring deception and desire from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. After

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The Gifts Of The Jews

By: Thomas Cahill

The author of the runaway bestseller How the Irish Saved Civilization has done it again. In The Gifts of the Jews Thomas Cahill takes us on another enchanting journey into history,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Microsoft Windows, MacOS/OS X, Nintendo 64

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment



Platform: PlayStation PlayStation Network (PSN)

Publisher: Enix Square Enix (PSN)



Platform: Z-machine version 8

Genre: Interactive Fiction, Adventure, Horror

Publisher: Self published

California Speed

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midway Games

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Addiction Pinball

Platform: PC, PlayStation (released as Worms Pinball)

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: MicroProse (PC), Infogrames (PSX), Team17 (Steam)

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Mr. Jealousy

Studio: Lions Gate Films

Format: VHS release

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As Good as It Gets

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Leave It to Beaver

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Mighty Kong

Studio: Warner Home Video

Format: VHS release; part of the Warner Bros. Family Entertainment Collection

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Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release

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