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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 Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Minty. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Hero or StarCraft.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


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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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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TV Series

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1998 ?

  • 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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Sport Games on 15 August 1998

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Freiburg : 1 - 2
  • Leverkusen - Hansa Rostock : 3 - 1
  • M'gladbach - Schalke 04 : 3 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 2
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • TB Berlin - F Koln : 3 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Ajaccio : 0 - 2
  • Beauvais - Troyes : 0 - 3
  • Caen - St Etienne : 1 - 1
  • Cannes - Red Star 93 : 1 - 1
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Nancy : 3 - 2
  • Le Havre - Bordeaux : 2 - 3
  • Metz - Marseille : 0 - 1
  • Monaco - Sochaux : 4 - 1
See all Football game results of 15 August 1998

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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


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

Bridget Jones's Diary

By: Helen Fielding

The iconic #1 bestseller by Helen Fielding; Bridget Jones is now the inspiration for the September 2016 Working Title film release of Bridget Jones's Baby, starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey and Emma Thompson.

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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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Ship Of Gold In The Deep Blue Sea

By: Gary Kinder

Originally published in 1998 and a best seller in its hardcover and paperback publications, Gary Kinder’s Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea tells the story of the sinking of

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Hero

Platform: Nintendo 64, Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA / PAL Nintendo

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GT 64: Championship Edition

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Ocean

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Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames

Dark Side of the Moon: A Sci-Fi Adventure

Platform: Windows 95/98

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

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Platform: Microsoft Windows, MacOS/OS X, Nintendo 64

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment

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