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Saturday 18 July 1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include LostNUnbound . In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. Saving Private Ryan, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Gifts Of The Jews by Thomas Cahill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astronōka or F-1 World Grand Prix.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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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The Mask of Zorro

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Country: United States

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There's Something About Mary

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly

Starring: Ben Stiller, Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka

Starring: Takashi Sorimachi, Nanako Matsushima, Aya Enjôji, Naohito Fujiki

Country: Japan

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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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The Micallef Program

Starring: Shaun Micallef, Wayne Hope, Roz Hammond, Francis Greenslade

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 July 1998 ?

  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1998?

  • Time: Knotted stethoscope used to symbolize problems in the health care industry.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9647
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.440


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

The Gifts Of The Jews

By: Thomas Cahill

The author of the runaway bestseller How the Irish Saved Civilization has done it again. In The Gifts of the Jews Thomas Cahill takes us on another enchanting journey into history,

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I Know This Much Is True

By: Wally Lam

Close twins are marked by tragedy; Oprah's Book Club pick for summer 1998; 17th selection announced June 18, 1998. (H, ReganBooks)

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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 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames



Platform: PlayStation PlayStation Network (PSN)

Publisher: Enix Square Enix (PSN)

Cabela's Big Game Hunter

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports, Shooter

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing

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F-1 World Grand Prix

Platform: Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, Nintendo 64, PC, PlayStation

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: JP / EU Nintendo; NA Video System; NA / EU Sega; JP Video System; NA Eidos Interactive; EU Video System

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F-16 Multirole Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: NovaLogic

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