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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). 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 A Monk Swimming by Malachy McCourt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Any Day Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Axis & Allies or Test Drive 5.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

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

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: John Dahl

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

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: Mark Christopher

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

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Ground Control

Directed by: Richard Howard

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

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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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TV Series

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

Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

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Directed by: Sergio Castilla

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Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

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Directed by: Anurag Basu

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Sex and the City

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

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Sport Games on 12 August 1998

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Oberhausen - TB Berlin : 0 - 2
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1998 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
  2. Make It Hot - Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha
  3. Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
  4. Monica - The First Night
  5. They Don't Know/Are U Still Down - Jon B
  6. Usher - My Way
  7. Next - Too Close
  8. Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
  9. Still Not A Player - Big Punisher Featuring Joe
  10. Lookin' At Me - Mase Featuring Puff Daddy
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Yo Naci Para Amarte - Alejandro Fernandez
  2. Pepe Aguilar - Por Mujeres Como Tu
  3. Rezo - Carlos Ponce
  4. Te Quiero Tanto, Tanto - Onda Vaselina
  5. Corazon Encadenado - Gisselle Y Sergio Vargas
  6. Elvis Crespo - Tu Sonrisa
  7. Se Me Rompe El Alma - Victor Manuelle
  8. Desde Que Te Amo - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  9. Dime Que No - Ricardo Arjona
  10. Corazoncito - Grupo Mania
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Boyzone - No Matter What
  2. Viva Forever - The Spice Girls
  3. Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
  4. Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You
  5. Mysterious Times - Sash! featuring Tina Cousins


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

A Monk Swimming

By: Malachy McCourt

Slapped with a libel suit after an appearance on a talk show, Malachy McCourt crows, "If they could only see me now in the slums of Limerick, a big shot, sued

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The Notebook

By: Nicholas Sparks

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.

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Angela's Ashes

By: Frank McCourt

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

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The Klone and I

By: Danielle Steel

Stephanie had a rat for a husband. But after 13 years of marriage and two kids, she was devastated when he left her for a younger woman.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Clock Tower II: The Struggle Within

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Point-and-click adventure, survival horror

Publisher: NA Agetec; JP Human Entertainment

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Test Drive 5

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

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Duke Nukem: Time To Kill

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: NA GT Interactive Software; EU Take-Two Interactive

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Brian Lara Cricket '99

Brian Lara Cricket '99

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters

Axis & Allies

Axis & Allies

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $23.88
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $40.00
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $89.88
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $50.06

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


Studio: Dimension Home Video

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Dimension Home Video

Format: DVD release

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The Barefoot Executive

Studio: VHS releases; part of the Walt Disney Film Classics:

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Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release; part of the 20th Century Fox Family Features Collection

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City of Angels

Studio: Warner Home Video

Format: VHS release

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