Wednesday August 12, 1998

US date format: 8/12/1998, UK date format: 12/8/1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Lauren Cimorelli . 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. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, directed by Guy Ritchie, 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. On TV people were watching Any Day Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series or Axis & Allies.
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Historical Events

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Movies

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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Country: United States of America

Rounders

Rounders

Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Gretchen Mol, John Malkovich

Country: United States of America

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54

Directed by: Mark Christopher

Starring: Ryan Phillippe, Salma Hayek, Neve Campbell, Mike Myers

Ground Control

Ground Control

Directed by: Richard Howard

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Robert Sean Leonard, Bruce McGill, Kristy Swanson

Run Lola Run

Run Lola Run

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Nina Petri

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on August 12, 1998

Sport Games on August 12, 1998


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Oberhausen - TB Berlin : 0 - 2
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TV Series

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Any Day Now

Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

Perla

Perla

Directed by: Sergio Castilla

Get Real

Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

Saaya

Saaya

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Days to next August 12

If August 12, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 11 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha

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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

We Are Our Mothers' Daughters by Cokie Roberts

We Are Our Mothers' Daughters

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In this revised and expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller, renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts once again examines the nature of women's roles through the revealing lens

Citizen Soldiers by Stephen E. Ambrose

Citizen Soldiers

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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 …

A Walk In The Woods by Bill Bryson

A Walk In The Woods

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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook

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Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series

Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Microsoft

Dark Side of the Moon: A Sci-Fi Adventure

Dark Side of the Moon: A Sci-Fi Adventure

Platform: Windows 95/98

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

Castrol Honda SuperBike World Champions

Castrol Honda SuperBike World Champions

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midas Interactive

Grandia: Digital Museum

Grandia: Digital Museum

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: RPG

Publisher: ESP Software

Axis & Allies

Axis & Allies

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

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Financial News

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Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $67.56
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $39.75
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $104.31
  • General Electric GE: opens at $88.50
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $128.75

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