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Friday 22 May 1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Oliver Woollford . 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 Black Dahlia or Clan Lord.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 22 May 1998 ?

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Derek: American actor drafted for the military after his debut picture, "Since You Went Away," 1944.
  • Jose Enrique Moyal: mathematical physicist (Born 1910).
  • DisneyQuest opens at Downtown Disney West Side in Walt Disney World in Florida. It provides five stories of high-tech attractions, including Explore Zone, Create Zone, and Replay Zone.
  • The Rocket Rods attraction opens in Tomorrowland at Disneyland, California. It occupies the old PeopleMover track.
  • Lewinsky scandal: a federal judge rules that United States Secret Service agents can be compelled to testify before a grand jury concerning the scandal, involving President Bill Clinton.

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Sport Games on 22 May 1998

American Basketball
  • Utah Jazz - Los Angeles Lakers : 109 - 98
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Dusseldorf : 2 - 0
  • Gutersloh - Unterhaching : 0 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.433
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cancer -- May 18, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9639


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 Horse Whisperer

By: Nicholas Evans

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured ...

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By: Edward O. Wilson

An enormous intellectual adventure. In this groundbreaking new book, the American biologist Edward O. Wilson, considered to be one of the world's greatest living scientists, argues for the fundamental unity of

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Talking to Heaven

By: James Van Praagh

Talking to Heaven: A Medium's Message of Life After Death

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Black Dahlia

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie, Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Interplay

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Bushido Blade 2

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Square; NA Square Electronic Arts

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Guilty Gear

Platform: PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: 2D fighting

Publisher: JP Arc System Works; NA Atlus; EU Studio 3

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Clan Lord

Clan Lord

Platform: Mac OS, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fantasy MMORPG

Publisher: Delta Tao Software

Close Combat III: The Russian Front

Close Combat III: The Russian Front

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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