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Tuesday 11 August 1998

It was Tuesday, 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 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Games. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The ClueFinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra or C: The Contra Adventure.
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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 ?

The Games

Written by: John Clarke, Ross Stevenson

Starring: John Clarke, Bryan Dawe, Gina Riley, Nicholas Bell

Country: Australia

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 August 1998 ?

  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
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Sport Games on 11 August 1998

Bundesliga 2
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  • F Koln - Stuttgarter K : 2 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Monica Lewinsky & Bill Clinton -- Aug. 10, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9651
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.444


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

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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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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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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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 ?

The ClueFinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/Adventure/Mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Addiction Pinball

Platform: PC, PlayStation (released as Worms Pinball)

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: MicroProse (PC), Infogrames (PSX), Team17 (Steam)

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Platform: Nintendo 64 Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: 3DO

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C: The Contra Adventure

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami of America

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Guilty Gear

Platform: PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: 2D fighting

Publisher: JP Arc System Works; NA Atlus; EU Studio 3

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