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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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.

But much more happened on July 1998: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1998?


Events

  • 02 Jul 1998 J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is published.
  • 05 Jul 1998 Japan launches a probe to Mars, and thus joins the United States and Russia as a space exploring nation.
  • 06 Jul 1998 Hong Kong's Kai Tak Airport is closed and the new Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok becomes operational.
  • 07 Jul 1998 69th All Star Baseball Game: at Coors Field, Denver
  • 10 Jul 1998 The DNA-identified remains of United States Air Force 1st Lieutenant Michael Joseph Blassie arrive home to his family in St. Louis, Missouri, after being in the Tomb of the Unknowns since 1984.
  • 12 Jul 1998 16th Seniors Players Golf Championship
  • 17 Jul 1998 Russia buries tsar Nicholas II and family, 80 years after they died
  • 19 Jul 1998 127th British Golf Open: at Royal Birkdale
  • 20 Jul 1998 Two hundred aid workers from CARE International, Doctors Without Borders and other aid groups leave Afghanistan on orders of the Taliban.
  • 24 Jul 1998 Russell Eugene Weston Jr. bursts into the United States Capitol and opens fire killing two police officers. He is later ruled to be incompetent to stand trial.
  • 25 Jul 1998 The United States Navy commissions the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman and puts her into service.
  • 26 Jul 1998 19th US Senior Golf Open ends at Riviera Country Club - Pacific Palisades, California
  • 30 Jul 1998 The Disney Cruise Line launches its first cruise ship, the Disney Magic, from Port Canaveral, Florida.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Country: United States of America

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The Negotiator

The Negotiator

Release year: 1998

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, David Morse, Ron Rifkin

Tango

Tango

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Carlos Saura

Starring: Miguel Ángel Solá, Cecilia Narova, Mía Maestro, Juan Carlos Copes

There's Something About Mary

There's Something About Mary

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Ben Stiller, Lee Evans

Country: United States of America

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1998?
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Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell

Unnatural Exposure

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A psychopath with an intimate knowledge of death has an even more intimate knowledge of Kay Scarpetta-and many different plans to kill her.

Brooke by V.C. Andrews

Brooke

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Orphaned years ago by a mother she barely knew, Brooke is taken in by a wealthy couple who want to adopt her, but she senses a dark foreboding in the midst of her promising new life

A Pirate Looks at Fifty by Jimmy Buffett

A Pirate Looks at Fifty

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For the millions of fans of Jimmy Buffett's music as well as his bestselling books, Tales From Margaritaville and Where Is Joe Merchant?, here is the ultimate Jimmy Buffett philosophy on life and how to live it. As

Sugar Busters! by H. Leighton Steward, Sam S. Andrews, Morrison C. Bethea, Luis A. Balart

Sugar Busters!

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THE REVOLUTIONARY NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERSUGAR BUSTERS!Cut Sugar to Trim Fat Lose weight Lower your cholesterol Achieve optimal wellness Increase your energy Help treat diabetes and other diseasesFeaturing easy recipes from New Orleans top restaurants--and a 14-day meal plan!It's time …

I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lam

I Know This Much Is True

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Close twins are marked by tragedy; Oprah's Book Club pick for summer 1998; 17th selection announced June 18, 1998. (H, ReganBooks)