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Wednesday 13 May 1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Luca Zidane and Luciano . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Too Close by Next. In UK Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Godzilla, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gunfighters of the West. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Action Quake II or G.A.S.P. Fighters' NEXTream.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo

Country: United States

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Deep Impact

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Starring: Robert Duvall, Ta Leoni, Elijah Wood

Country: United States

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Les Misérables

Directed by: Bille August

Starring: Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Gunfighters of the West

Starring: Tony Disabatino, Kevin Wiggins

Country: United States

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The Micallef Program

Starring: Shaun Micallef, Wayne Hope, Roz Hammond, Francis Greenslade

Country: Australia

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Alpha Bravo Charlie

Starring: Wiqar Ahmed, Aarshid Kazmi, Faraz Khan, Malik Ata Muhammad Khan

Country: Pakistan

Surprise Gardener

Starring: Victoria Gordon

Country: United States

If I Ruled the World

Starring: Clive Anderson, Graeme Garden, Jeremy Hardy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 May 1998 ?

  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
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  • India carries out two nuclear tests at Pokhran, following the three conducted on May 11. The United States and Japan impose economic sanctions on India.
  • Race riots break out in Jakarta, Indonesia, where shops owned by Indonesians of Chinese descent are looted and women raped.

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Sport Games on 13 May 1998

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Chicago Bulls : 84 - 93
  • New York Knicks - Indiana Pacers : 88 - 99
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Football (Greece)
  • Apollon - Kavala : 1 - 2
  • Kalamata - Panathinaikos : 0 - 2
  • OFI - AEK : 1 - 1
  • Olympiakos - Panahaiki : 3 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Where Are My Girls? -- May 11, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9638
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.431


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

The Horse Whisperer

By: Nicholas Evans

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured ...

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The Gifts Of The Jews

By: Thomas Cahill

The author of the runaway bestseller How the Irish Saved Civilization has done it again. In The Gifts of the Jews Thomas Cahill takes us on another enchanting journey into history,

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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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The Long Road Home

By: Danielle Steel

Bestselling novelist Danielle Steel takes us on a harrowing journey into the heart of America's hidden shame in a novel that explores the power of forgiveness, the dark side of childhood, and one woman's unbreakable spirit.From

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Action Quake II

Platform: BeOS, Linux, Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

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Future Cop: LAPD

Platform: PlayStation Windows Mac OS PlayStation Network

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Platform: Nintendo 64, Xbox 360

Genre: Platforming, action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo Microsoft Game Studios (X360)

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Dance Dance Revolution

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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G.A.S.P. Fighters' NEXTream

G.A.S.P. Fighters' NEXTream

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

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