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Friday 5 June 1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Austin Butts and Yulia Lipnitskaya. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Can't Hardly Wait, directed by Harry Elfont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Butterfly by V.C. Andrews was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gunfighters of the West. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All Star Tennis '99 or Lego Loco.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Truman Show

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney

Country: United States

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Kiki's Delivery Service

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma

Country: United States

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 June 1998 ?

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Feast of Saint Boniface.
  • Seychelles - Liberation Day.
  • National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
  • World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sam Yorty: American politician, lawyer, member of the State Assembly and Mayor of Los Angeles.
  • Jeanette Nolan: Los Angeles, California -- Actress (Richard Boone Show, Virginian).
  • A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants (the strike lasted seven weeks).

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Sport Games on 5 June 1998

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Utah Jazz : 93 - 88
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: V.C. Andrews

In the first installment of a specially priced series culminating in The Runaways, a full-length, original paperback to be published in December 1998, an orphan named Butterfly struggles to break free of her painful past.

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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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Memoirs of a Geisha

By: Arthur Golden

A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

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The Man Who Listens To Horses

By: Monty Roberts

Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3D Maze Man

Platform: PC (Windows 95/98)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: eGames, Inc.

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All Star Tennis '99

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Game Boy Color

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Clan Lord

Clan Lord

Platform: Mac OS, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fantasy MMORPG

Publisher: Delta Tao Software

Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Microsoft

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Lego Loco

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Virtual world

Publisher: Lego Media

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