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Sunday 16 August 1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Summer Sisters by Judy Blume was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Minty. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CyberStorm 2: Corporate Wars or Daytona USA 2.
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 30 days ?

Minty

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

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 16 August 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 80th PGA Championship at Sahalee Country Club - Seattle, Washington

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Sport Games on 16 August 1998

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hertha - Werder Bremen : 1 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Mainz : 1 - 0
  • FC Koln - Ulm : 1 - 1
  • Greuther Furth - Oberhausen : 1 - 1
  • Stuttgarter K - Dusseldorf : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 August 1998
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Crystal Palace : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 August 1998
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aberdeen - Celtic : 3 - 2
  • Dundee United - Hearts : 0 - 0
  • Southampton - Liverpool : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 16 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

Books

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

Summer Sisters

By: Judy Blume

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard’s world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend.

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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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

CyberStorm 2: Corporate Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based tactics, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Ganbare Goemon: Kuru Nara Koi! Ayashige Ikka no Kuroi Kage

Ganbare Goemon: Kuru Nara Koi! Ayashige Ikka no Kuroi Kage

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Bomberman Party Edition

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Strategy, Maze

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; EU Virgin Interactive; NA Vatical Entertainment

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Cabela's Sportsman's Challenge

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

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Daytona USA 2

Daytona USA 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega


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