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Thursday 30 April 1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kenneth Abbott and Katharine Ward. 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 Aphrodite by Isabel Allende was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alpha Bravo Charlie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dangun Feveron or Back Track.
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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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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


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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 April 1998 ?

  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
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Sport Games on 30 April 1998

American Basketball
  • Indiana Pacers - Cleveland Cavaliers : 80 - 74
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Portland Trail Blazers : 110 - 99
  • Miami Heat - New York Knicks : 85 - 90
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Minnesota Timberwolves : 92 - 88
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Crewe - Sheffield United : 2 - 1
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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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Angela's Ashes

By: Frank McCourt

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

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Spin Cycle

By: Howard Kurtz

Spin Cycle is the first behind-the-scenes account of the White House political operation as it packages and shapes the news by manipulating, misleading, and in some cases, intimidating the press.

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The Long Road Home

By: Danielle Steel

Bestselling novelist Danielle Steel takes us on a harrowing journey into the heart of America's hidden shame in a novel that explores the power of forgiveness, the dark side of childhood, and one woman's unbreakable spirit.From

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cardinal SYN

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: 989 Studios

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Dangun Feveron

Dangun Feveron

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 4

Genre: Scrolling shooter/Manic shooter

Publisher: Nihon System

Deep Fear

Deep Fear

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Sega

Back Track

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Advance

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Telegames

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Battle Tryst

Battle Tryst

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 3D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Konami

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