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Monday 31 August 1998

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Colleen Kelly and Saya Kawamoto. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith. 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 Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Minty. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Axis & Allies or GuitarFreaks.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


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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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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TV Series

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1998 ?

  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Sport Games on 31 August 1998

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Real Madrid - Villareal : 4 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Oxford : 1 - 0
  • Bradford - Birmingham : 2 - 1
  • Bristol City - Huddersfield : 1 - 2
  • Bury - Swindon : 3 - 0
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Colchester - Stoke : 0 - 1
  • Macclesfield - Notts County : 0 - 1
  • Northampton - Lincoln : 0 - 0
  • Oldham - Fulham : 1 - 1
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brentford - Rochdale : 2 - 1
  • Darlington - Cardiff : 3 - 0
  • Hartlepool - Hull : 1 - 0
  • Peterboro - Exeter : 4 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: President Bill Clinton with daughter Chelsea & wife Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9654
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bill Clinton -- Aug. 24, 1998


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

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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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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Coast Road

By: Barbara Delinsky

Hailed as "a heartwarming story" (Star Tribune, Minneapolis), a celebration of what matters most in life, Barbara Delinsky's profoundly moving New York Times bestseller is as richly textured and captivating

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Point of Origin

By: Patricia Cornwell

The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke—and only Kay Scarpetta can find them in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Patricia Cornwell.“Sears

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Axis & Allies

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

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Black Dahlia

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie, Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Interplay

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Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, PC, VC

Genre: Ten pin bowling

Publisher: THQ

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Grand Prix Legends

Platform: PC (Win)

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Sierra Sports

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Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation 2

Genre: Rhythm

Publisher: Konami, Konami Digital Entertainment

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