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Sunday August 16, 1998

US date format: 8/16/1998, UK date format: 16/8/1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). 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. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Any Day Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Thanks Super Keirin ~Dream With Keirin 50 Years~ or Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Gretchen Mol, John Malkovich

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: Mark Christopher

Starring: Ryan Phillippe, Salma Hayek, Neve Campbell, Mike Myers

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Ground Control

Directed by: Richard Howard

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Robert Sean Leonard, Bruce McGill, Kristy Swanson

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Run Lola Run

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Nina Petri

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

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Directed by: Sergio Castilla

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Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

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Directed by: Anurag Basu

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Sex and the City

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1998 ?

  • 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
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  • 80th PGA Championship at Sahalee Country Club - Seattle, Washington

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
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Crystal Palace : 3 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aberdeen - Celtic : 3 - 2
  • Dundee United - Hearts : 0 - 0
  • Southampton - Liverpool : 1 - 2
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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
  2. Make It Hot - Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha
  3. Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
  4. Monica - The First Night
  5. They Don't Know/Are U Still Down - Jon B
  6. Usher - My Way
  7. Next - Too Close
  8. Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
  9. Still Not A Player - Big Punisher Featuring Joe
  10. Lookin' At Me - Mase Featuring Puff Daddy
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Yo Naci Para Amarte - Alejandro Fernandez
  2. Pepe Aguilar - Por Mujeres Como Tu
  3. Rezo - Carlos Ponce
  4. Te Quiero Tanto, Tanto - Onda Vaselina
  5. Corazon Encadenado - Gisselle Y Sergio Vargas
  6. Elvis Crespo - Tu Sonrisa
  7. Se Me Rompe El Alma - Victor Manuelle
  8. Desde Que Te Amo - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  9. Dime Que No - Ricardo Arjona
  10. Corazoncito - Grupo Mania
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Boyzone - No Matter What
  2. Viva Forever - The Spice Girls
  3. Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
  4. Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You
  5. Mysterious Times - Sash! featuring Tina Cousins


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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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 Klone and I

By: Danielle Steel

Stephanie had a rat for a husband. But after 13 years of marriage and two kids, she was devastated when he left her for a younger woman.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anno 1602

Anno 1602

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, city-building game

Publisher: Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software

Big Thanks Super Keirin ~Dream With Keirin 50 Years~

Big Thanks Super Keirin ~Dream With Keirin 50 Years~

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Sports

Publisher: VAP

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations GOG Ltd

Godzilla Generations

Godzilla Generations

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega



Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Xbox, OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software Infogrames Atari Midway Games

Home videos

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

Home Alone 3

Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS and Laserdisc release

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Studio: Touchstone Home Entertainment

Format: DVD release

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The Mask of Zorro

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Studio: MGM Home Entertainment

Format: 30th anniversary VHS release; part of the MGM Family Entertainment Collection

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