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Tuesday 18 August 1998

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alan Poulos . 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 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Minty. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Grim Fandango or BattleTanx.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

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

L.A. Detectives

Starring: Bill Kurtis

Country: United States

Watercolour Challenge

Starring: Sean Arnold, Karen Drury, Philip Franks, Jan Leeming

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gunfighters of the West

Starring: Tony Disabatino, Kevin Wiggins

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Nelly's: Greek photographer (Born 1899).
  • Persis Khambatta: East Indian model and actress who made her modeling debut at the age of 13.

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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 ?

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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Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

By: Robert C. Atkins

The #1 New York Times bestseller featuring the Atkins Nutritional Approach™— a celebrity-favorite diet perfect for losing weight before your wedding or to bounce back into shape post-baby, or if you just want to look and feel your best—includes delicious ...

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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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The Best Laid Plans

By: Sidney Sheldon

He wanted power. Oliver Russell is fated to rise to the pinnacle of power, the office of President of the United States. She wanted revenge. Leslie Stewart is his betrayed fiancee, a woman dedicated to a single purpose-the downfall of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Centre Court Tennis

Centre Court Tennis

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; EU BigBen Interactive

Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Android iOS Steam

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Grim Fandango

Platform: Original; Microsoft Windows; Remastered; Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Android; iOS

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Double Fine Productions (Remastered)

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BattleTanx

Platform: Nintendo 64 Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: 3DO

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European Air War

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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