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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 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 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 Daytona USA 2 or Guilty Gear.
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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 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

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 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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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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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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The Notebook

By: Nicholas Sparks

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

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A Night Without Armor

By: Jewel Kilcher

One of the most respected artists in popular music today, Jewel is much more than a music industry success with her debut album selling more than 10 million copies.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The ClueFinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/Adventure/Mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Daytona USA 2

Daytona USA 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega

Gex: Enter the Gecko

Platform: PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: EU BMG Interactive (PS); NA Midway Games; JP Bandai (PS); EU GT Interactive (N64); EU Ubisoft (PC); NA Crave Entertainment (GBC); EU Interplay (GBC)

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Chameleon Twist 2

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Guilty Gear

Platform: PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: 2D fighting

Publisher: JP Arc System Works; NA Atlus; EU Studio 3

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