Friday May 29, 1998

US date format: 5/29/1998, UK date format: 29/5/1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 29, 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. Famous people born on this day include Oliver Stokes and Lucia Gil. 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 Cowboy Bebop or Animaniacs: Ten Pin Alley.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • Saint Theodosia
  • Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
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Events

  • US President Bill Clinton signs Public Law 105-176 authorizing the US Mint to move certain emblems from the reverse to the obverse of coins, to leave more room for State quarter dollar designs.

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Movies

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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

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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 29, 1998

Sport Games on May 29, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Indiana Pacers : 89 - 92
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TV Series

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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

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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?

Flame Dragon Plus

Flame Dragon Plus

Platform: DOS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Dynasty International Information

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Bandai

Animaniacs: Ten Pin Alley

Animaniacs: Ten Pin Alley

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: ASC Games

Dynamite Cop

Dynamite Cop

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PS2

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.94
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $27.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $86.37
  • General Electric GE: opens at $84.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $120.56

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