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Tuesday 4 August 1998

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lil Skies and Lottie Tomlinson. In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone 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 Summer Sisters by Judy Blume 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 Test Drive Off-Road 2 or Dangun Feveron.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Ever After: A Cinderella Story

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott

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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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 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 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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GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka

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

Country: Japan

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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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Maximum Bob

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1998 ?

  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
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Sport Games on 4 August 1998

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie - Clydebank : 0 - 0
  • Falkirk - Ayr : 1 - 0
  • Morton - Hibernian : 0 - 1
  • Raith Rvs - Hamilton : 0 - 2
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Alloa - Forfar : 1 - 2
  • Arbroath - East Fife : 0 - 2
  • Clyde - Queen of Sth : 2 - 0
  • Livingston - Stirling : 1 - 1
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Berwick - Queens Park : 0 - 3
  • Brechin - Stenhousemuir : 1 - 0
  • Cowdenbeath - Montrose : 4 - 1
  • Dumbarton - Albion Rvs : 2 - 0
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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
  2. Make It Hot - Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha
  3. Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
  4. They Don't Know/Are U Still Down - Jon B
  5. Usher - My Way
  6. Next - Too Close
  7. Still Not A Player - Big Punisher Featuring Joe
  8. Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
  9. Horse & Carriage - Cam'Ron Featuring Mase
  10. Money Ain't A Thang - JD Featuring Jay-Z
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Yo Naci Para Amarte - Alejandro Fernandez
  2. Rezo - Carlos Ponce
  3. Pepe Aguilar - Por Mujeres Como Tu
  4. Aliviame - Servando y Florentino
  5. Elvis Crespo - Tu Sonrisa
  6. Dime Que No - Ricardo Arjona
  7. Desde Que Te Amo - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  8. Se Me Rompe El Alma - Victor Manuelle
  9. Asi Fue - Juan Gabriel
  10. Tu Oportunidad - Limite


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

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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Message In A Bottle

By: Nicholas Sparks

Divorced and disillusioned about relationships, Theresa Osborne is jogging when she finds a bottle on the beach. Inside is a letter of love and longing to "Catherine," signed simply "Garrett."

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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I Know This Much Is True

By: Wally Lamb

On the afternoon of October 12, 1990, my twin brother, Thomas, entered the Three Rivers, Connecticut, public library, retreated to one of the rear study carrels, and prayed to God the sacrifice he was about to commit would be deemed ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Test Drive Off-Road 2

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU Electronic Arts; JP Capcom

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Chameleon Twist 2

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Cabela's Sportsman's Challenge

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

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Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Action adventure, First Person Shooter

Publisher: Mad Genius Software Tri Synergy

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Dangun Feveron

Dangun Feveron

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 4

Genre: Scrolling shooter/Manic shooter

Publisher: Nihon System

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