Wednesday May 27, 1998

US date format: 5/27/1998, UK date format: 27/5/1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 27, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Too Close by Next. In UK Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Can't Hardly Wait, directed by Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while A Widow For One Year by John Irving was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saaya. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Dahlia or Half-Life.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 27, 1998?


Holidays

  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
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Events

  • Oklahoma City bombing: Michael Fortier is sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined $200,000 for failing to warn authorities about the terrorist plot.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Can't Hardly Wait

Can't Hardly Wait

Directed by: Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo, Lauren Ambrose

Country: United States of America

Dirty Work

Dirty Work

Directed by: Bob Saget

Starring: Norm MacDonald, Jack Warden, Artie Lange, Traylor Howard

Phoenix

Phoenix

Directed by: Danny Cannon

Starring: Ray Liotta, Anthony LaPaglia, Daniel Baldwin, Jeremy Piven

Basil

Basil

Directed by: Radha Bharadwaj

Starring: Christian Slater, Jared Leto, Claire Forlani, Derek Jacobi

The Big Swap

The Big Swap

Directed by: Niall Johnson

Starring: Anthony Edridge, Sorcha Brooks, Richard Cherry, Julie-Ann Gillitt

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 27, 1998?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I Get Lonely
  2. - Too Closeyoutube
  3. - It's All About Me
  4. - My All/Breakdown
  5. - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You
  6. - Let's Ride
  7. - The Boy Is Mineyoutube
  8. - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
  9. - All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly)
  10. - A Rose Is Still A Rose
Sport Games on May 27, 1998

Sport Games on May 27, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Indiana Pacers - Chicago Bulls : 87 - 106
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Saaya

Saaya

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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A Widow For One Year by John Irving

A Widow For One Year

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Ruth Cole is a complex, often self-contradictory character--a "difficult" woman. By no means is she conventionally "nice," but she will never be forgotten.Ruth's story is told in three parts, each focusing on a crucial time in her life. When

The Gifts Of The Jews by Thomas Cahill

The Gifts Of The Jews

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The author of the runaway bestseller How the Irish Saved Civilization has done it again. In The Gifts of the Jews Thomas Cahill takes us on another enchanting journey into history,

Aphrodite by Isabel Allende

Aphrodite

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Under the aegis of the Goddess of Love, Isabel Allende uses her storytelling skills brilliantly in Aphrodite to evoke the delights of food and sex.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Damascus Gate by Robert Stone

Damascus Gate

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“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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Close Combat III: The Russian Front

Close Combat III: The Russian Front

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Black Dahlia

Black Dahlia

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie, Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Interplay

Half-Life

Half-Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, OS X, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sierra Studios; Valve Corporation (digital)

Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3

Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Dynamite Cop

Dynamite Cop

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PS2

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $69.62
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $25.69
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $82.87
  • General Electric GE: opens at $82.44
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $119.31

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