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Thursday 23 July 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Payton Justice and Waliyha Malik. In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. Ever After: A Cinderella Story, directed by Andy Tennant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while A Pirate Looks At Fifty by Jimmy Buffett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Devil Dice or Dune 2000.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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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The Mask of Zorro

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka

Starring: Takashi Sorimachi, Nanako Matsushima, Aya Enjôji, Naohito Fujiki

Country: Japan

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L.A. Detectives

Starring: Bill Kurtis

Country: United States

Watercolour Challenge

Starring: Sean Arnold, Karen Drury, Philip Franks, Jan Leeming

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 July 1998 ?

  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
  • Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1998?

  • Time: Founder Jerry Yang of Yahoo! Jeffrey Wang photograph by Robert Holmgren.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9648
  • Time: Knotted stethoscope used to symbolize problems in the health care industry.


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

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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By: Sandra Brown

Carl Herbold is a cold-blooded psychopath who has just escaped the penitentiary where he was serving a life sentence. Bent on revenge, he's going back to where he began--Blewer County, Texas...Born

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Ship Of Gold In The Deep Blue Sea

By: Gary Kinder

Originally published in 1998 and a best seller in its hardcover and paperback publications, Gary Kinder’s Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea tells the story of the sinking of

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A Bug's Life

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows Game Boy Color Nintendo 64 Game.com (cancelled) Sega Saturn (cancelled) Dreamcast (cancelled)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment (PS) Disney Interactive (PC) THQ (GBC) Activision (N64)

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Crash Bandicoot: Warped

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Devil Dice

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA THQ

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Dune 2000

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive (1998) Electronic Arts (1999-present)

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Golden Nugget 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Casino

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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