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Saturday 15 August 1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Natasha Bure . 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 Point of Origin by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Minty. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes or Divi-Dead.
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 months ?

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

L.A. Detectives

Starring: Bill Kurtis

Country: United States

Watercolour Challenge

Starring: Sean Arnold, Karen Drury, Philip Franks, Jan Leeming

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gunfighters of the West

Starring: Tony Disabatino, Kevin Wiggins

Country: United States

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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 15 August 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.445
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Monica Lewinsky & Bill Clinton -- Aug. 10, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9651

Books

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

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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Point of Origin

By: Patricia Cornwell

The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke—and only Kay Scarpetta can find them in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Patricia Cornwell.“Sears

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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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I Know This Much Is True

By: Wally Lam

Close twins are marked by tragedy; Oprah's Book Club pick for summer 1998; 17th selection announced June 18, 1998. (H, ReganBooks)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Boarder 64

Air Boarder 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Human Entertainment; EU GMI

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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Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes

Platform: Arcade Dreamcast PlayStation PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom Virgin Interactive

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Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty

Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Fuuki

Divi-Dead

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: NA Himeya Soft; EU Otaku Publishing

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