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Friday 7 August 1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chandler Wilson . 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 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt 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 Clan Lord or G.A.S.P. Fighters' NEXTream.
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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

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  • The bombings of the United States embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya kill 224 people and injure over 4,500; they are linked to terrorist Osama Bin Laden, an exile of Saudi Arabia.

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Sport Games on 7 August 1998

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Unterhaching : 0 - 1
  • Stuttgarter K - Oberhausen : 2 - 0
  • Uerdingen - F Koln : 1 - 2
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Le Havre - Metz : 0 - 0
  • Lorient - Monaco : 1 - 2
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Futbol Ligi 1
Football (Turkey)
  • Dardanelspor - Fenerbahce : 0 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1998?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.444
  • Time: The Killer Germ' E. Coli outbreaks. Digital photomontage. Electron micrograph E. coli O157:H7 bacte
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9650


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

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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The Klone and I

By: Danielle Steel

Stephanie had a rat for a husband. But after 13 years of marriage and two kids, she was devastated when he left her for a younger woman.

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A Pirate Looks at Fifty

By: Jimmy Buffett

For the millions of fans of Jimmy Buffett's music as well as his bestselling books, Tales From Margaritaville and Where Is Joe Merchant?, here is the ultimate Jimmy Buffett philosophy on life and how to live it. As

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Clan Lord

Clan Lord

Platform: Mac OS, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fantasy MMORPG

Publisher: Delta Tao Software

The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard

The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

Cabela's Big Game Hunter II

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

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Dark Side of the Moon: A Sci-Fi Adventure

Platform: Windows 95/98

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

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G.A.S.P. Fighters' NEXTream

G.A.S.P. Fighters' NEXTream

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

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