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Thursday 6 August 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Destiny Odom and Jack Scanlon. 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 A Monk Swimming by Malachy McCourt 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 Airline Tycoon or Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 2.
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 ?

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

Movies

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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Lolita

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: The Killer Germ' E. Coli outbreaks. Digital photomontage. Electron micrograph E. coli O157:H7 bacte
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9650
  • Life: Wicked Weather

Books

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

A Monk Swimming

By: Malachy McCourt

Slapped with a libel suit after an appearance on a talk show, Malachy McCourt crows, "If they could only see me now in the slums of Limerick, a big shot, sued

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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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Ship Of Gold In The Deep Blue Sea

By: Gary Kinder

Originally published in 1998 and a best seller in its hardcover and paperback publications, Gary Kinder’s Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea tells the story of the sinking of

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Citizen Soldiers

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

From Stephen E. Ambrose, bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U.S. army in northwest Europe from the day after D-Day until the end of the bitterest days of World ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Airline Tycoon

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, MorphOS, Linux, ZETA, iOS, Android

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Infogrames: Original Monte Cristo: First Class, Evolution Spellbound: Deluxe for Windows RuneSoft: Deluxe for Linux, Mac OS X, ZETA, iOS, Android

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Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midway (U.S.); GT Interactive (Europe)

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Bomberman Quest

Bomberman Quest

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

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: NA Electro Brain

Die by the Sword

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Tantrum Entertainment

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Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV

Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Koei


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