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Saturday 8 August 1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Shawn Mendes and Ronan Parke. 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 Citizen Soldiers by Stephen E. Ambrose 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 Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines or Brigandine.
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 8 August 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Sport Games on 8 August 1998

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Gueugnon - Caen : 2 - 1
  • Laval - Ajaccio : 2 - 1
  • Le Mans - Beauvais : 1 - 1
  • Lille - Guingamp : 1 - 2
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Montpellier : 2 - 2
  • Bordeaux - Paris SG : 3 - 1
  • Marseille - Nantes : 2 - 0
  • Nancy - Sochaux : 1 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - West Brom : 2 - 2
  • Bradford - Stockport : 1 - 2
  • Bristol City - Oxford : 2 - 2
  • Bury - Huddersfield : 1 - 0
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bournemouth - Lincoln : 2 - 0
  • Burnley - Bristol Rvs : 2 - 1
  • Colchester - Chesterfield : 1 - 0
  • Gillingham - Walsall : 0 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

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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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

By: Rebecca Wells

“A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter.”—Washington

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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Low Country

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

Caroline Venable has everything her Southern heritage promised: money, prestige, a powerful husband—and a predictable routine of country-club luncheons, cocktail parties, and dinners hosting her husband's wealthy friends, clients, and associates

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chill

Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn (unpublished)

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Brigandine

Brigandine

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Hearty Robin; NA Atlus; JP Hearty Robin (Grand Edition)

Extreme Paintbrawl

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Head Games

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Guardian's Crusade

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Tamsoft; NA/PAL Activision

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