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Monday 6 July 1998

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dawn Walkup . In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK C'est La Vie by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. Small Soldiers, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka. If you liked videogames you were probably playing China: The Forbidden City or Extreme Paintbrawl.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Small Soldiers

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Gregory Smith, David Cross

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck

Country: United States

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Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames

Country: United States

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The X Files

Directed by: Rob Bowman

Starring: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, John Neville

Country: United States

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Can't Hardly Wait

Directed by: Harry Elfont

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Watercolour Challenge

Starring: Sean Arnold, Karen Drury, Philip Franks, Jan Leeming

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 July 1998 ?

  • Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
  • Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
  • Lithuania - Statehood Day.
  • Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
  • Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dawn Walkup: American baby whose death at about 18 hours hold, on the same day of her birth, was caused by "the probable combined effects of adverse environmental conditions and methamphetamine," according to the doctor who examined her.
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  • Hong Kong's Kai Tak Airport is closed and the new Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok becomes operational.

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

Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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I Know This Much Is True

By: Wally Lam

Close twins are marked by tragedy; Oprah's Book Club pick for summer 1998; 17th selection announced June 18, 1998. (H, ReganBooks)

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A Widow For One Year

By: John Irving

Ruth Cole is a complex, often self-contradictory character--a "difficult" woman. By no means is she conventionally "nice," but she will never be forgotten.Ruth's story is told in three parts, each focusing on a crucial time in her life. When

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The Eleventh Commandment

By: Jeffrey Archer

ELEVENTH COMMANDMENTJeffrey ArcherConnor Fitzgerald has an impressive resume. Military hero. Devoted family man. Servant of his country―as an assassin. Just as he's about to put his twenty-eight-year career at the CIA

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

China: The Forbidden City

China: The Forbidden City

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: R&P Electronic Media

Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Oratorio Tangram

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega Activision (NA)

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Daytona USA 2

Daytona USA 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega

Dark Side of the Moon: A Sci-Fi Adventure

Platform: Windows 95/98

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

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Extreme Paintbrawl

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Head Games

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