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Friday May 15, 1998

US date format: 5/15/1998, UK date format: 15/5/1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 15, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gustavo Vazquez . 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. Dushman, directed by Tanuja Chandra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching We Can Work It Out. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Capcom Generations or Guardian's Crusade.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Tanuja Chandra

Starring: Sanjay Dutt, Kajol, Jas Arora, Tanvi Azmi

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Directed by: François Ozon

Starring: Évelyne Dandry, François Marthouret, Marina de Van, Adrien de Van

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Hope Floats

Directed by: Forest Whitaker

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr., Gena Rowlands, Mae Whitman

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Knock Off

Directed by: Hark Tsui

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rob Schneider, Lela Rochon, Paul Sorvino

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The General

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Maria Doyle Kennedy

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TV Series

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

We Can Work It Out

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Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

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Directed by: Paul McGuigan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 1998 ?

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
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Sport Games on 15 May 1998

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Nurnberg : 2 - 1
  • Mainz - CZ Jena : 5 - 0
  • Zwickau - Leipzig : 2 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Zaragoza : 1 - 0
  • Barcelona - Salamanca : 1 - 4
  • Celta - Merida : 2 - 0
  • Compostela - Oviedo : 1 - 0
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Levante - Villarreal : 1 - 2
  • Sevilla - Las Palmas : 1 - 1
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Planetary positions on May 15, 1998 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1998 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Next - Too Close
  2. It's All About Me - Mya & Sisqo
  3. Let's Ride - Montell Jordan Feat. Master P & Silkk The Shocker
  4. My All/Breakdown - Mariah Carey
  5. Xscape - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You
  6. I Get Lonely - Janet Featuring BLACKstreet
  7. All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly) - K-Ci & JoJo
  8. Aretha Franklin - A Rose Is Still A Rose
  9. Public Announcement - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
  10. Money, Power & Respect - The Lox [Featuring DMX & Lil' Kim]
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Elvis Crespo - Suavemente
  2. No Se Olvidar - Alejandro Fernandez
  3. Asi Fue - Juan Gabriel
  4. The Cup Of Life (The Official Song Of The World Cup, France '98) - Ricky Martin
  5. Una Fan Enamorada - Servando y Florentino
  6. A Pesar De Todos - Ana Gabriel
  7. Si Tu Supieras - Alejandro Fernandez
  8. Por Que Te Conoci - Los Temerarios
  9. Amiga Mia - Alejandro Sanz
  10. Ricky Martin - Vuelve


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

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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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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A Widow For One Year

By: John Irving

Ruth Cole is a complex, often self-contradictory character--a "difficult" woman. By no means is she conventionally "nice," but she will never be forgotten.Ruth's story is told in three parts, each focusing on a crucial time in her life. When

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Guardian's Crusade

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Tamsoft; NA/PAL Activision

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Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Bandai

Get Medieval

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Monolith Productions

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Capcom Generations

Capcom Generations

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: JP Capcom; EU Virgin Interactive

Star Wars: Rebellion

Star Wars: Rebellion

Platform: PC

Genre: Real-time strategy, 4X

Publisher: LucasArts

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $35.50
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $55.88
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $96.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $70.38

Home videos

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


Studio: Universal

Format: DVD release

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Private Parts

Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD release

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Nothing to Lose

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

Format: VHS release

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The Mirror Has Two Faces

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: DVD release

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Starship Troopers

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS and DVD release

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