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Monday 17 August 1998

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Calvin Mijnsbergen . 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 The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Minty. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabela's Sportsman's Challenge or F-Zero X.
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 17 August 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Facts:
  • Monica Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an ''improper physical relationship'' with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. On the same day he admits before the nation that he ''misled people'' about the relationship.

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Sport Games on 17 August 1998

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Karlsruhe - St Pauli : 3 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Arsenal - Nott'm Forest : 2 - 1
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1998?

  • Time: 77-yr old astronaut, Ohio Sen. John Glenn.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9652
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.445

Books

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

The Millionaire Next Door

By: Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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Titan

By: Ron Chernow

John D. Rockefeller, Sr.--history's first billionaire and the patriarch of America's most famous dynasty--is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians.

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The First Eagle

By: Tony Hillerman

For acting Lieutenant Jim Chee, the murder of a Navajo Tribal Police officer seems like an open-and-shut case when he discovers a Hopi poacher huddled over the victim's butchered corpse.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anchorhead

Anchorhead

Platform: Z-machine version 8

Genre: Interactive Fiction, Adventure, Horror

Publisher: Self published

Cabela's Sportsman's Challenge

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

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F-Zero X

Platform: Nintendo 64, iQue Player

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

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Genjū Ryodan

Genjū Ryodan

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Axela

Bakushō Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resort Ō

Bakushō Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resort Ō

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Taito


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