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Sunday 23 August 1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Train of Life, directed by Radu Mihaileanu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Low Country by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hercules. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clan Lord or Dance Dance Revolution.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Train of Life

Directed by: Radu Mihaileanu

Starring: Lionel Abelanski, Rufus, Clément Harari, Michel Muller

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Hilary and Jackie

Directed by: Anand Tucker

Starring: Emily Watson, Rachel Griffiths, James Frain, David Morrissey

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Directed by: Hirotsugu Kawasaki

Starring: Shotaro Morikubo, Ryuji Aigase, Takehito Koyasu, Katsumi Suzuki

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Twice Upon a Yesterday

Directed by: Maria Ripoll

Starring: Lena Headey, Douglas Henshall, Penélope Cruz, Gustavo Salmerón

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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Directed by: John Musker & Ron Clements

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Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

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Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

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Directed by: Sergio Castilla

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Rude Awakening

Directed by: Peter Sasdy

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1998 ?

  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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  • Minnesota LPGA Classic

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Sport Games on 23 August 1998

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Harelbeke - Kortrijk : 1 - 0
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hamburg - Bochum : 1 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Cottbus - Karlsruhe : 4 - 0
  • F Koln - Greuther Furth : 1 - 4
  • Gutersloh - Hannover : 2 - 1
  • Oberhausen - Wattenscheid : 1 - 0
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bradford - Bolton : 2 - 2
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1998 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
  2. Make It Hot - Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha
  3. Monica - The First Night
  4. Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
  5. They Don't Know/Are U Still Down - Jon B
  6. Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
  7. Usher - My Way
  8. Next - Too Close
  9. Lookin' At Me - Mase Featuring Puff Daddy
  10. Still Not A Player - Big Punisher Featuring Joe
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Te Quiero Tanto, Tanto - Onda Vaselina
  2. Elvis Crespo - Tu Sonrisa
  3. Pepe Aguilar - Por Mujeres Como Tu
  4. Yo Naci Para Amarte - Alejandro Fernandez
  5. Corazon Encadenado - Gisselle Y Sergio Vargas
  6. Desde Que Te Amo - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  7. Gloria Estefan - Oye
  8. Corazoncito - Grupo Mania
  9. Ricky Martin - Vuelve
  10. Se Me Rompe El Alma - Victor Manuelle


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

Low Country

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

Caroline Venable has everything her Southern heritage promised: money, prestige, a powerful husband—and a predictable routine of country-club luncheons, cocktail parties, and dinners hosting her husband's wealthy friends, clients, and associates

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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Coast Road

By: Barbara Delinsky

Hailed as "a heartwarming story" (Star Tribune, Minneapolis), a celebration of what matters most in life, Barbara Delinsky's profoundly moving New York Times bestseller is as richly textured and captivating

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The Notebook

By: Nicholas Sparks

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Axis & Allies

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

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Test Drive 5

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

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Clan Lord

Clan Lord

Platform: Mac OS, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fantasy MMORPG

Publisher: Delta Tao Software

Dance Dance Revolution

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Platform: Game Boy Color

Publisher: Midway

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


Studio: Live Entertainment

Format: DVD release

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The Brass Bottle

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My Giant

Studio: Warner Home Video

Format: DVD release

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Black Dog

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Good Will Hunting

Studio: Miramax Home Entertainment

Format: DVD release

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