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Monday 4 May 1998

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Taylar Hender . 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. Deep Impact, directed by Mimi Leder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Micallef Program. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Quest or Grand Prix Legends.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Micallef Program

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

Country: Australia

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Alpha Bravo Charlie

Starring: Wiqar Ahmed, Aarshid Kazmi, Faraz Khan, Malik Ata Muhammad Khan

Country: Pakistan

Surprise Gardener

Starring: Victoria Gordon

Country: United States

If I Ruled the World

Starring: Clive Anderson, Graeme Garden, Jeremy Hardy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hertenkamp

Starring: Joan Nederlof, Maureen Teeuwen, Marcel Musters, Finn Poncin

Country: Netherlands

Movies

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

Deep Impact

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Starring: Robert Duvall, Ta Leoni, Elijah Wood

Country: United States

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Les Misérables

Directed by: Bille August

Starring: Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman

Country: United States

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City of Angels

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher

Country: United States

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Wild Things

Directed by: John McNaughton

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Matt Dillon, Neve Campbell

Country: United States

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The Man in the Iron Mask

Directed by: Randall Wallace

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
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Facts:
  • Astronaut Buzz Aldrin and Buzz Lightyear attend the re-opening of the Moonliner attraction in Disneyland, California. The original Moonliner was removed in 1966.
  • A federal judge in Sacramento, California, gives ''Unabomber'' Theodore Kaczynski four life sentences plus 30 years after Kaczynski accepts a plea agreement sparing him from the death penalty.

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Sport Games on 4 May 1998

NBA
American Basketball
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Seattle SuperSonics : 92 - 106
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Zwickau - Nurnberg : 2 - 3
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Real Madrid - Zaragoza : 0 - 2
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Man United - Leeds : 3 - 0
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1998?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Viagra: The Potency Pill -- May 4, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9637
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.430

Books

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

Here on Earth

By: Alice Hoffman

A seductive and mesmerizing story of obsessive love from the New York Times bestselling author of The Rules of Magic.After nineteen years in California, March Murray returns to the small Massachusetts town where she grew up.

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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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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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Swimming To Catalina

By: Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington thought he'd heard the last of former girlfriend Arrington after she left him to marry Vance Calder, Hollywood's hottest star. The last thing Stone expected was a desperate call from Calder.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Fallen Angels

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Psikyo

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Bomberman Quest

Bomberman Quest

Platform: Game Boy Color (Super Game Boy 2 compatible)

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: NA Electro Brain

Carnivores

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sport (hunting) First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

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Daytona USA 2

Daytona USA 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega

Grand Prix Legends

Platform: PC (Win)

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Sierra Sports

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