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Friday 24 July 1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bindi Irwin and Jett Eaton. 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 Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Falcon 4.0 or Mario Party.
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 ?

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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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

Movies

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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Lolita

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 July 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
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Facts:
  • Russell Eugene Weston Jr. bursts into the United States Capitol and opens fire killing two police officers. He is later ruled to be incompetent to stand trial.
  • The US Senate votes 90 to 10 to make gambling on the Internet illegal.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.442
  • Time: Founder Jerry Yang of Yahoo! Jeffrey Wang photograph by Robert Holmgren.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9648

Books

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

Unnatural Exposure

By: Patricia Cornwell

A psychopath with an intimate knowledge of death has an even more intimate knowledge of Kay Scarpetta-and many different plans to kill her.

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I Know This Much Is True

By: Wally Lam

Close twins are marked by tragedy; Oprah's Book Club pick for summer 1998; 17th selection announced June 18, 1998. (H, ReganBooks)

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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

By: Rebecca Wells

“A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter.”—Washington

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I Know This Much Is True

By: Wally Lamb

On the afternoon of October 12, 1990, my twin brother, Thomas, entered the Three Rivers, Connecticut, public library, retreated to one of the rear study carrels, and prayed to God the sacrifice he was about to commit would be deemed ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brave Fencer Musashi

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: JP Square; NA Square Electronic Arts; JP Square Enix

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Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Oratorio Tangram

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega Activision (NA)

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Falcon 4.0

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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Mario Party

Genre: Party game

Publisher: Nintendo

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