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Thursday 21 May 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 We Are Our Mothers' Daughters by Cokie Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gunfighters of the West. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell or Dark Side of the Moon: A Sci-Fi Adventure.
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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 21 May 1998 ?

  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
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  • At Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon, Kipland Kinkel (who was suspended for bringing a gun to school) shoots a semi-automatic rifle into a room filled with students, killing two and wounding 25 others, after killing his parents at home.
  • In Miami, Florida, five abortion clinics are hit by a butyric acid attacker.

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Sport Games on 21 May 1998

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Leipzig - F Koln : 1 - 4
  • Meppen - Greuther Furth : 2 - 1
  • Nurnberg - Wattenscheid : 2 - 2
  • Uerdingen - St Pauli : 0 - 2
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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 ?

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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A Patchwork Planet

By: Anne Tyler

In this, her fourteenth novel--and one of her most endearing--Anne Tyler tells the story of a lovable loser who's trying to get his life in order.

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N Is for Noose

By: Sue Grafton

"SMART AND SASSY" (New York Times) P.I. Kinsey Millhone is at it again in yet another thrilling adventure from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Sue GraftonTom Newquist has died.

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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 ?

CyberStorm 2: Corporate Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based tactics, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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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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Dark Side of the Moon: A Sci-Fi Adventure

Platform: Windows 95/98

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

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Descent: FreeSpace – The Great War

Platform: Microsoft Windows, WarpOS, Amiga OS

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment Haage & Partner (Amiga version)

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Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Action adventure, First Person Shooter

Publisher: Mad Genius Software Tri Synergy

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