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Thursday 13 August 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Reece Bibby and Devan Leos. 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. Blade, directed by Stephen Norrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Summer Sisters by Judy Blume was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Minty. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Side of the Moon: A Sci-Fi Adventure or Goemon's Great Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Minty

Starring: Angela Kelly, Damian de Montemas, Vivienne Garrett, Kim De Lury

Country: Australia

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Blade

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson

Country: United States

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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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Lolita

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Nino Ferrer: Italian singer and songwriter of pop music.
  • Julien Green: French-born American novelist (d. 1998).
  • Waneta Hoyt: American convicted serial killer (d. 1998).

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Sport Games on 13 August 1998

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Cottbus - Greuther Furth : 1 - 1
  • Dusseldorf - Uerdingen : 2 - 2
  • Gutersloh - Unterhaching : 1 - 1
  • Mainz - Karlsruhe : 4 - 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

Books

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

Summer Sisters

By: Judy Blume

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard’s world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend.

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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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blue's Clues: Blue's Birthday Adventure

Platform: Mac OS, Windows

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Divi-Dead

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: NA Himeya Soft; EU Otaku Publishing

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Brian Lara Cricket '99

Brian Lara Cricket '99

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters

Dark Side of the Moon: A Sci-Fi Adventure

Platform: Windows 95/98

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

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Goemon's Great Adventure

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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