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Saturday May 16, 1998

US date format: 5/16/1998, UK date format: 16/5/1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ariel Waller and IamSanna . 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 The Street Lawyer by John Grisham 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 BattleTanx or Bushido Blade 2.
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What the sky looked like on 16 May 1998

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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

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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 16 May 1998 ?

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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  • First Global Street Party, with events in Czech Republic, Netherlands, Finland, Germany, USA, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, England. Total of 30 Reclaim The Streets events are held in 20 countries, on sections of public roads, by hundreds or thousands of people.
  • 124th Preakness: Kent Desormeaux on Real Quiet wins in 1:54.8.

Sport Games on 16 May 1998

American Basketball
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Utah Jazz : 77 - 112
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Juventus : 1 - 1
  • Bologna - Lazio : 2 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Milan : 2 - 0
  • Inter - Empoli : 4 - 1
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Sp Gijon - La Coruna : 0 - 3
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Toledo : 3 - 0
  • Ath Madrid B - Eibar : 2 - 0
  • Badajoz - Orense : 2 - 0
  • Elche - Xerez : 1 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 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 ?

The Street Lawyer

By: John Grisham

Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

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The Man Who Listens To Horses

By: Monty Roberts

Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

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Message In A Bottle

By: Nicholas Sparks

Divorced and disillusioned about relationships, Theresa Osborne is jogging when she finds a bottle on the beach. Inside is a letter of love and longing to "Catherine," signed simply "Garrett."

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Still Me

By: Christopher Reeve

When the first Superman movie came out I was frequently asked 'What is a hero?' I remember the glib response I repeated so many times. My answer was that a hero is someone who commits a courageous action without considering ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series

Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Microsoft

Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome

Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microsoft

Test Drive Off-Road 2

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU Electronic Arts; JP Capcom

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Platform: Nintendo 64 Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: 3DO

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Bushido Blade 2

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Square; NA Square Electronic Arts

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Home videos

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

Peter Pan

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

Format: VHS and Laserdisc release: part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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Dark City

Studio: New Line Home Video

Format: VHS release

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Can't Hardly Wait

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: VHS release

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Studio: DreamWorks

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Dimension Home Video

Format: VHS release

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