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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 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 Axis & Allies or Close Combat III: The Russian Front.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


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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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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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 18 August 1998 ?

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

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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


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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Rainbow Six

By: Tom Clancy

In this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller, author Tom Clancy takes readers into the shadowy world of anti-terrorism and gets closer to reality than any government would care to admit...

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Bridget Jones's Diary

By: Helen Fielding

The iconic #1 bestseller by Helen Fielding; Bridget Jones is now the inspiration for the September 2016 Working Title film release of Bridget Jones's Baby, starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey and Emma Thompson.

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We Are Our Mothers' Daughters

By: Cokie Roberts

In this revised and expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller, renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts once again examines the nature of women's roles through the revealing lens

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Axis & Allies

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

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Colin McRae Rally

Platform: PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters (PC)[1] Codemasters/SCEA/Spike (PS) THQ (GBC)

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Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Square; NA Square Electronic Arts; PAL Square; JP Square Enix

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Close Combat III: The Russian Front

Close Combat III: The Russian Front

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Dungeon Master Nexus

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Victor Interactive Software

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