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Saturday 29 August 1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 A Monk Swimming by Malachy McCourt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Minty. If you liked videogames you were probably playing China: The Forbidden City or Bio F.R.E.A.K.S..
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 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 29 August 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Sport Games on 29 August 1998

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Beveren - Anderlecht : 2 - 1
  • Club Brugge - Germinal : 2 - 1
  • Gent - Oostende : 1 - 1
  • Mouscron - Lommel : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 29 August 1998
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Betis : 0 - 0
  • Valencia - Ath Madrid : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 29 August 1998
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid B - Hercules : 2 - 3
  • Las Palmas - Albacete : 2 - 1
  • Lleida - Leganes : 1 - 4
  • Numancia - Merida : 2 - 1
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Beauvais - Gueugnon : 1 - 1
  • Caen - Nice : 2 - 0
  • Cannes - Nimes : 1 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Amiens : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 29 August 1998

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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 ?

A Monk Swimming

By: Malachy McCourt

Slapped with a libel suit after an appearance on a talk show, Malachy McCourt crows, "If they could only see me now in the slums of Limerick, a big shot, sued

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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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Memoirs of a Geisha

By: Arthur Golden

A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

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 ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

China: The Forbidden City

China: The Forbidden City

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: R&P Electronic Media

Dragonseeds

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical, raising/construction

Publisher: Jaleco

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Addiction Pinball

Platform: PC, PlayStation (released as Worms Pinball)

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: MicroProse (PC), Infogrames (PSX), Team17 (Steam)

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Bio F.R.E.A.K.S.

Bio F.R.E.A.K.S.

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Midway Games

GuitarFreaks

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation 2

Genre: Rhythm

Publisher: Konami, Konami Digital Entertainment

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