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Wednesday 29 April 1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kimberly Birrell . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Too Close by Next. In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits. Les Misérables, directed by Bille August, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alpha Bravo Charlie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brigandine or Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling.
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 ?

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

Hertenkamp

Starring: Joan Nederlof, Maureen Teeuwen, Marcel Musters, Finn Poncin

Country: Netherlands

Premier Passions

Starring: Gina McKee, Peter Reid

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Les Misérables

Directed by: Bille August

Starring: Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman

Country: United States

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City of Angels

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher

Country: United States

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Wild Things

Directed by: John McNaughton

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Matt Dillon, Neve Campbell

Country: United States

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The Man in the Iron Mask

Directed by: Randall Wallace

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich

Country: United States

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The Big Lebowski

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hal Laycoe: Canadian ice hockey player and coach (Born 1922).
Facts:
  • 15th Miss Hawaiian Tropic crowned

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Sport Games on 29 April 1998

NBA
American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - New Jersey Nets : 116 - 101
  • Phoenix Suns - San Antonio Spurs : 80 - 99
  • Utah Jazz - Houston Rockets : 85 - 89
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Antwerp - Charleroi : 2 - 4
  • Beveren - Lokeren : 3 - 0
  • Club Brugge - Aalst : 4 - 1
  • Genk - Gent : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 29 April 1998
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 2
  • Bochum - Hertha : 2 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Dortmund : 2 - 2
  • Schalke 04 - FC Koln : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 29 April 1998
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Unterhaching : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of 29 April 1998

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Books

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

Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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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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Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

C: The Contra Adventure

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami of America

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Crash Bandicoot: Warped

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Brigandine

Brigandine

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

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

Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, PC, VC

Genre: Ten pin bowling

Publisher: THQ

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Future Cop: LAPD

Platform: PlayStation Windows Mac OS PlayStation Network

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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