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Friday 21 August 1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jade Chynoweth . 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 A Widow For One Year by John Irving was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Minty. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Billiard Academy Real Break or Devil Dice.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?


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 21 August 1998 ?

  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
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Sport Games on 21 August 1998

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Oostende - Standard : 2 - 1
  • St Truiden - Mouscron : 0 - 2
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hansa Rostock - Wolfsburg : 3 - 3
  • Werder Bremen - Nurnberg : 2 - 3
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - FC Koln : 2 - 1
  • Uerdingen - Stuttgarter K : 0 - 1
  • Ulm - Unterhaching : 3 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Stockport : 1 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1998?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.446447
  • Time: 77-yr old astronaut, Ohio Sen. John Glenn.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9652


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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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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Angela's Ashes

By: Frank McCourt

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Billiard Academy Real Break

Billiard Academy Real Break

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Nakanihon

Cabela's Big Game Hunter II

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

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Devil Dice

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA THQ

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Grand Prix Legends

Platform: PC (Win)

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Sierra Sports

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GT 64: Championship Edition

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Ocean

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