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Sunday 9 August 1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone 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 I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb 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 Axis & Allies or Animaniacs: Ten Pin Alley.
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 ?

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

Which were the important events of 9 August 1998 ?

  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
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  • Star Bank LPGA Classic

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Sport Games on 9 August 1998

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Gutersloh : 3 - 1
  • Greuther Furth - St Pauli : 1 - 0
  • Karlsruhe - Ulm : 1 - 2
  • TB Berlin - Cottbus : 1 - 0
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Grimsby - Ipswich : 0 - 0
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Futbol Ligi 1
Football (Turkey)
  • Besiktas - Ankaragucu : 4 - 1
  • Bursaspor - Karabukspor : 1 - 2
  • Genclerbirligi - Erzurum : 5 - 1
  • Sakaryaspor - Antalyaspor : 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 ?

I Know This Much Is True

By: Wally Lamb

On the afternoon of October 12, 1990, my twin brother, Thomas, entered the Three Rivers, Connecticut, public library, retreated to one of the rear study carrels, and prayed to God the sacrifice he was about to commit would be deemed ...

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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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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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Point of Origin

By: Patricia Cornwell

The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke—and only Kay Scarpetta can find them in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Patricia Cornwell.“Sears

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Axis & Allies

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

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Animaniacs: Ten Pin Alley

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: ASC Games

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Cooking Fighter Hao

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Nippon Ichi Software

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Grand Prix Legends

Platform: PC (Win)

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Sierra Sports

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Test Drive Off-Road 2

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU Electronic Arts; JP Capcom

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