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Wednesday 26 August 1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kyle Exum and Leonardo Cecchi. 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. Blade, directed by Stephen Norrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Minty. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baldur's Gate or BattleTanx.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Minty

Starring: Angela Kelly, Damian de Montemas, Vivienne Garrett, Kim De Lury

Country: Australia

The Games

Written by: John Clarke, Ross Stevenson

Starring: John Clarke, Bryan Dawe, Gina Riley, Nicholas Bell

Country: Australia

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Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Written by: Mark Leveson, Dan Patterson

Starring: Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall

Country: United States

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Maximum Bob

Starring: Beau Bridges, Liz Vassey, Sam Robards, Kiersten Warren

Country: United States

The Genie from Down Under 2

Starring: Alexandra Milman, Glenn Meldrum, Sandy Winton, Anna Galvin

Country: Australia

Movies

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

Blade

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bill Clinton -- Aug. 24, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9653
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.446447

Books

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

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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Raven

By: V.C. Andrews

Joining the stories of Butterfly, Crystal, and Brooke, Raven's tale of woe begins at the home of her kindly aunt and domineering uncle, where humiliating secrets from her past threaten her dream of belonging to a real family.

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The Millionaire Next Door

By: Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

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A Walk In The Woods

By: Bill Bryson

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anna Kournikova's Smash Court Tennis

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tennis

Publisher: Namco

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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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BattleTanx

Platform: Nintendo 64 Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: 3DO

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Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty

Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Fuuki

Cool Boarders 3

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: 989 Studios

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