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Thursday August 13, 1998

US date format: 8/13/1998, UK date format: 13/8/1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). 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. 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 Baroque or Gates of Skeldal.
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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1998 ?

  • 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
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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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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 ?

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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The Street Lawyer

By: John Grisham

Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

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Citizen Soldiers

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

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 …

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A Walk In The Woods

By: Bill Bryson

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

F-1 World Grand Prix

Platform: Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, Nintendo 64, PC, PlayStation

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: JP / EU Nintendo; NA Video System; NA / EU Sega; JP Video System; NA Eidos Interactive; EU Video System

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Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation PlayStation 2 PlayStation Network Wii

Genre: Role-playing video game, Roguelike

Publisher: JP Sting Entertainment; NA Atlus; EU Rising Star Games

Gates of Skeldal

Gates of Skeldal

Platform: Microsoft Windows DOS Android IOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JRC Interactive

Armed Police Batrider

Armed Police Batrider

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Manic shooter

Publisher: Eighting

Bottom of the 9th '99

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Sports (Baseball)

Publisher: Konami

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $24.25
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $40.44
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $89.06
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $52.13

Home videos

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

Earth Girls are Easy

Studio: Artisan Entertainment

Format: DVD release

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Deep Rising

Studio: Hollywood Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: Paramount

Format: 20th anniversary VHS and Laserdisc re-release

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Jackie Brown

Studio: Miramax Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release

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Big Red

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