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Thursday 16 April 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lyzy Adler and Kirsten Dodgen. In that special week of April people in US were listening to All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo. In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits. City of Angels, directed by Brad Silberling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominant Species or Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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The Man in the Iron Mask

Directed by: Randall Wallace

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich

Country: United States

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The Big Lebowski

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore

Country: United States

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Dark City

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

If I Ruled the World

Starring: Clive Anderson, Graeme Garden, Jeremy Hardy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Joan Nederlof, Maureen Teeuwen, Marcel Musters, Finn Poncin

Country: Netherlands

Premier Passions

Starring: Gina McKee, Peter Reid

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The George Jones Show

Starring: George Jones

Country: United States

This Morning with Richard Not Judy

Starring: Stewart Lee, Richard Herring, Kevin Eldon, Paul Putner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 April 1998 ?

  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
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Famous Deaths:
  • A Force 3 tornado passes through downtown Nashville, Tennessee - the first tornado in 11 years to directly hit a major city. An F5 tornado travels through rural portions south of Nashville.

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Sport Games on 16 April 1998

American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - Golden State Warriors : 82 - 88
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Portland Trail Blazers : 90 - 99
  • Sacramento Kings - Utah Jazz : 86 - 99
  • San Antonio Spurs - Vancouver Grizzlies : 110 - 97
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What news were making the headlines those days in April 1998?

  • Time: Collage of photographs of world leaders
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9634
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.426


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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By: Anne Rice

Anne Rice, creator of the Vampire Lestat, the Mayfair witches and the amazing worlds they inhabit, now gives us the first in a new series of novels linked together by the fledgling vampire David Talbot, who has set out to ...

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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By: Toni Morrison

“They shoot the white girl first. With the rest they can take their time.” So begins Toni Morrison’s Paradise, which opens with a horrifying scene of mass violence and chronicles its genesis in an all-black small town in rural Oklahoma.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dominant Species

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Red Storm Entertainment

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Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3

Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Fallout 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Mac OS X

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Capcom Generations

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: JP Capcom; EU Virgin Interactive

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Golden Nugget 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Casino

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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