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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 The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gunfighters of the West. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Disney's Mulan or Axis & Allies.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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

Premier Passions

Starring: Gina McKee, Peter Reid

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The George Jones Show

Starring: George Jones

Country: United States

Movies

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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Godzilla

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
  • Jose Enrique Moyal: mathematical physicist (Born 1910).
  • John Derek: American actor drafted for the military after his debut picture, "Since You Went Away," 1944.
Facts:
  • 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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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

Books

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

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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Swimming To Catalina

By: Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington thought he'd heard the last of former girlfriend Arrington after she left him to marry Vance Calder, Hollywood's hottest star. The last thing Stone expected was a desperate call from Calder.

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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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The Horse Whisperer

By: Nicholas Evans

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Burning Rangers

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

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Disney's Mulan

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

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Falcon 4.0

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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Axis & Allies

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

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B.L.U.E. Legend of Water

B.L.U.E. Legend of Water

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Hudson Soft


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