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Thursday 28 May 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Riho Sayashi and Luis Moreno. 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. The Truman Show, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Street Lawyer by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gunfighters of the West. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brigandine or Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV.
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 ?

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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Alpha Bravo Charlie

Starring: Wiqar Ahmed, Aarshid Kazmi, Faraz Khan, Malik Ata Muhammad Khan

Country: Pakistan

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 in the last 30 days ?

The Truman Show

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney

Country: United States

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Kiki's Delivery Service

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma

Country: United States

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire

Country: United States

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Godzilla

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo

Country: United States

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Deep Impact

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Starring: Robert Duvall, Ta Leoni, Elijah Wood

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 May 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
  • Augustine of Canterbury
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Phil Hartman: Canadian-American actor with a comedy background as a regular on a TV variety show in 1985 which was followed by "Saturday Night Live" in 1986.
Facts:
  • Nuclear testing: Pakistan responds to a series of nuclear tests by India with five of its own, prompting the United States, Japan, and other nations to impose economic sanctions.
  • In Encino, California, the wife of Saturday Night Live comedian Phil Hartman kills him and commits suicide afterwards.
  • A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits northern Afghanistan, killing up to 5,000.
  • A second nuclear test, codenamed ''Chagai-II'', is conducted and supervised by the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Frank Sinatra -- May 25, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9640
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.433

Books

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

The Street Lawyer

By: John Grisham

Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

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A Patchwork Planet

By: Anne Tyler

In this, her fourteenth novel--and one of her most endearing--Anne Tyler tells the story of a lovable loser who's trying to get his life in order.

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The Man Who Listens To Horses

By: Monty Roberts

Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

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Aphrodite

By: Isabel Allende

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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brigandine

Brigandine

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Hearty Robin; NA Atlus; JP Hearty Robin (Grand Edition)

Deadlock II: Shrine Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Accolade

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Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV

Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Koei

Grandia: Digital Museum

Grandia: Digital Museum

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: RPG

Publisher: ESP Software

Half-Life

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

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sierra Studios; Valve Corporation (digital)

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