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Wednesday 8 July 1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jaden Smith . 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. There's Something About Mary, directed by Bobby Farrelly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lam was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Caesar III or Defender/Joust.
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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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Movies

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

There's Something About Mary

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly

Starring: Ben Stiller, Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon

Country: United States

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Small Soldiers

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Gregory Smith, David Cross

Country: United States

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Armageddon

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Gun in America, 1998 -- July 6, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9646
  • Life: Springfield Oregon Shooting Heroes

Books

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

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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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 Gifts Of The Jews

By: Thomas Cahill

The author of the runaway bestseller How the Irish Saved Civilization has done it again. In The Gifts of the Jews Thomas Cahill takes us on another enchanting journey into history,

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Monument Rock

By: Louis L'Amour

TREASURES OF THE FRONTIER This priceless collection of once lost stories brings to life a time of desperate violence and true courage in a wide-open country of fortune seekers and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Caesar III

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: City-building

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment, Sold-Out Software

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Daytona USA 2

Daytona USA 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega

Total Air War

Total Air War

Platform: Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Infogrames Entertainment, Atari

Formula 1 98

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Defender/Joust

Platform: Game Boy Color

Publisher: Midway

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