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Sunday 12 April 1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Madison Alamia . In that special week of April people in US were listening to All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo. In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits. City of Angels, directed by Brad Silberling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anchorhead or Baldur's Gate.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

City of Angels

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher

Country: United States

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Wild Things

Directed by: John McNaughton

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Matt Dillon, Neve Campbell

Country: United States

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The Man in the Iron Mask

Directed by: Randall Wallace

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich

Country: United States

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The Big Lebowski

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore

Country: United States

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Dark City

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

If I Ruled the World

Starring: Clive Anderson, Graeme Garden, Jeremy Hardy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Joan Nederlof, Maureen Teeuwen, Marcel Musters, Finn Poncin

Country: Netherlands

Premier Passions

Starring: Gina McKee, Peter Reid

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The George Jones Show

Starring: George Jones

Country: United States

This Morning with Richard Not Judy

Starring: Stewart Lee, Richard Herring, Kevin Eldon, Paul Putner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1998 ?

  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
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  • 62nd Golf Masters Championship: Mark O'Meara wins.

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Sport Games on 12 April 1998

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Washington Wizards : 91 - 81
  • Detroit Pistons - Charlotte Hornets : 86 - 88
  • Houston Rockets - Seattle SuperSonics : 95 - 103
  • Indiana Pacers - Boston Celtics : 93 - 87
See all Basketball game results of 12 April 1998
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • M'gladbach - Duisburg : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 12 April 1998
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Uerdingen : 0 - 3
  • Dusseldorf - F Koln : 2 - 3
  • Freiburg - Unterhaching : 1 - 1
  • Stuttgarter K - Mainz : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 12 April 1998
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Valladolid : 2 - 0
  • Compostela - Sociedad : 1 - 3
  • Espanol - Tenerife : 2 - 0
  • Oviedo - Santander : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 April 1998

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.426
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11164
  • Time: Shootings at Westside Middle School in Jonesville, AR. Photograph courtesy of the Golden family (bac


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

Memoirs of a Geisha

By: Arthur Golden

A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

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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 Smithsonian Institution

By: Gore Vidal

In 1939 a teenaged science prodigy is summoned to the Smithsonian and becomes involved in a scheme to change history. Combining themes from his American history novels with those from what

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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff

By: Richard Carlson

This groundbreaking inspirational guide--a classic in the self-help genre--shows you how to put challenges in perspective, reduce stress and anxiety through small daily changes, and find the path to achieving your goals.

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Platform: Z-machine version 8

Genre: Interactive Fiction, Adventure, Horror

Publisher: Self published

Baldur's Gate

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Black Isle Studios[1] Interplay Entertainment

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F-16 Multirole Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: NovaLogic

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Half-Life series

Half-Life series

Platform: Windows OS X Linux Xbox Xbox 360 PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 Shield Portable

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment (1998–2003) Valve Corporation (2004–present)

Test Drive 5

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

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