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Tuesday 19 May 1998

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Haruto Maruyama . In that special week of May people in US were listening to My All by Mariah Carey. In UK Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Kiki's Delivery Service, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while A Widow For One Year by John Irving was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gunfighters of the West. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Party Edition or Back Track.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Kiki's Delivery Service

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma

Country: United States

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire

Country: United States

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Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo

Country: United States

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Deep Impact

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Starring: Robert Duvall, Ta Leoni, Elijah Wood

Country: United States

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Les Misérables

Directed by: Bille August

Starring: Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Alpha Bravo Charlie

Starring: Wiqar Ahmed, Aarshid Kazmi, Faraz Khan, Malik Ata Muhammad Khan

Country: Pakistan

Surprise Gardener

Starring: Victoria Gordon

Country: United States

If I Ruled the World

Starring: Clive Anderson, Graeme Garden, Jeremy Hardy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 May 1998 ?

  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
  • Theophilus of Corte
Famous Birthdays:
  • Haruto Maruyama: Japanese noted family member, the son of Okinawan super star pop singer Namie Amuro and her husband Masaharu Maruyama, known as SAM, a member of the pop group TRF.
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  • The US aircraft Yorktown is located by searchers, three miles below the ocean surface, where she sank on June 7, 1942.
  • The Galaxy IV communications satellite fails, leaving 80–90% of the world's pagers without service.

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Sport Games on 19 May 1998

American Basketball
  • Indiana Pacers - Chicago Bulls : 98 - 104
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cancer -- May 18, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9639
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.432


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

A Widow For One Year

By: John Irving

Ruth Cole is a complex, often self-contradictory character--a "difficult" woman. By no means is she conventionally "nice," but she will never be forgotten.Ruth's story is told in three parts, each focusing on a crucial time in her life. When

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The Long Road Home

By: Danielle Steel

Bestselling novelist Danielle Steel takes us on a harrowing journey into the heart of America's hidden shame in a novel that explores the power of forgiveness, the dark side of childhood, and one woman's unbreakable spirit.From

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You Belong to Me

By: Mary Higgins Clark

“The mistress of high tension” (The New Yorker) and undisputed Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark brings us another New York Times bestselling novel that USA TODAY calls “her page-turning best” about a killer who targets lonely women on cruise ...

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Party Edition

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Strategy, Maze

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; EU Virgin Interactive; NA Vatical Entertainment

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Cabela's Big Game Hunter II: Open Season

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

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Dominant Species

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Red Storm Entertainment

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Back Track

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Advance

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Telegames

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Gates of Skeldal

Gates of Skeldal

Platform: Microsoft Windows DOS Android IOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JRC Interactive

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