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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 Klone and I by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Minty. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Act of War or Future Cop: LAPD.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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

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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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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. Monica - The First Night
  4. Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
  5. They Don't Know/Are U Still Down - Jon B
  6. Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
  7. Usher - My Way
  8. Next - Too Close
  9. Lookin' At Me - Mase Featuring Puff Daddy
  10. Still Not A Player - Big Punisher Featuring Joe
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Te Quiero Tanto, Tanto - Onda Vaselina
  2. Elvis Crespo - Tu Sonrisa
  3. Pepe Aguilar - Por Mujeres Como Tu
  4. Yo Naci Para Amarte - Alejandro Fernandez
  5. Corazon Encadenado - Gisselle Y Sergio Vargas
  6. Desde Que Te Amo - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  7. Gloria Estefan - Oye
  8. Corazoncito - Grupo Mania
  9. Ricky Martin - Vuelve
  10. Se Me Rompe El Alma - Victor Manuelle

Books

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

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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Quite A Year For Plums

By: Bailey White

Anyone who has read the best-selling Mama Makes Up Her Mind or listened to Bailey White's commentaries on NPR knows that she is a storyteller of inimitable wit and charm.

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A Pirate Looks At Fifty

By: Jimmy Buffett

For the millions of fans of Jimmy Buffett's music as well as his bestselling books, Tales From Margaritaville and Where Is Joe Merchant?,

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baldur's Gate

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Black Isle Studios[1] Interplay Entertainment

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Act of War

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

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Future Cop: LAPD

Platform: PlayStation Windows Mac OS PlayStation Network

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Warhammer: Dark Omen

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Magical Tetris Challenge

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Game Boy Color

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Capcom; EU Activision

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