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Sunday 24 May 1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. The Truman Show, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Long Road Home by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saaya. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Get Medieval or Golden Nugget 64.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Truman Show

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Country: United States

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The Celebration

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg

Starring: Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen

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The Dreamlife of Angels

Directed by: Erick Zonca

Starring: Élodie Bouchez, Natacha Régnier, Grégoire Colin, Patrick Mercado

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The Mighty

Directed by: Peter Chelsom

Starring: Kieran Culkin, Elden Henson, Sharon Stone, Harry Dean Stanton

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A Perfect Murder

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, David Suchet

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TV Series

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

Saaya

Directed by: Anurag Basu

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Sex and the City

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

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We Can Work It Out

Directed by: Not specifed

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Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Indianapolis 500 race
  • Wins J C Penney LPGA Skins Game

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Sport Games on 24 May 1998

NBA
American Basketball
  • Utah Jazz - Los Angeles Lakers : 96 - 92
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Stuttgarter K - Cottbus : 2 - 1
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Ancona - Pescara : 0 - 0
  • Chievo - Treviso : 1 - 0
  • C. Sangro - Foggia : 0 - 1
  • Lucchese - Venezia : 2 - 0
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1998 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Get Lonely - Janet Featuring BLACKstreet
  2. Next - Too Close
  3. Mya & Sisqo - It's All About Me
  4. Mariah Carey - My All/Breakdown
  5. Xscape - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You
  6. Let's Ride - Montell Jordan Feat. Master P & Silkk The Shocker
  7. All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly) - K-Ci & JoJo
  8. Aretha Franklin - A Rose Is Still A Rose
  9. Public Announcement - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
  10. Money, Power & Respect - The Lox [Featuring DMX & Lil' Kim]
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Elvis Crespo - Suavemente
  2. The Cup Of Life (The Official Song Of The World Cup, France '98) - Ricky Martin
  3. No Me Conoces - Marc Anthony
  4. No Se Olvidar - Alejandro Fernandez
  5. Por Que Te Conoci - Los Temerarios
  6. Asi Fue - Juan Gabriel
  7. Si Tu Supieras - Alejandro Fernandez
  8. Huele A Peligro - Myriam Hernandez
  9. Amiga Mia - Alejandro Sanz
  10. Y Tu Como Estas [E Tu Come Stai] - Yuri

Books

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

The Long Road Home

By: Danielle Steel

Bestselling novelist Danielle Steel takes us on a harrowing journey into the heart of America's hidden shame in a novel that explores the power of forgiveness, the dark side of childhood, and one woman's unbreakable spirit.From

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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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Damascus Gate

By: Robert Stone

“A stunning novel by a great American writer.”—Washington PostJerusalem: home to seekers, heretics, hustlers, and madmen of many faiths. In this most fractious city, a plot unfolds to bomb the sacred

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes

Platform: Arcade Dreamcast PlayStation PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom Virgin Interactive

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Bust a Groove

Platform: PlayStation, Arcade PlayStation 3

Genre: Music/Fighting game

Publisher: JP Enix; NA 989 Studios; EU SCEE; JP Atlus/Namco[1] (Arcade)

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Get Medieval

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Monolith Productions

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Baldur's Gate

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Black Isle Studios[1] Interplay Entertainment

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Golden Nugget 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Casino

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Home videos

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

The Mirror Has Two Faces

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Format: DVD release

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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again

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Firestorm

Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS release

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Titanic

Studio: Paramount/20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Format: VHS and Laserdisc release

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My Giant

Studio: Warner Home Video

Format: DVD release

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