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  • Major Events of 1998



    NBA: Chicago Bulls vs. Utah Jazz Series: 4-2
    Heisman Trophy: Ricky Williams univ.of texas, TB
    Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Washington capitals Series: 4-0
    Superbowl XXXII: Denver Broncos vs. Green Bay Packers Score: 31-24
    US Open Golf: Lee Jenzen Score: 280 Course: Olympic Club Location: San Francisco, CA
    World Cup Soccer: France vs. Brazil Score: 3-0
    World Series: New York Yankees vs. San Diego Padres Series: 4-0

    Academy Awards

    Best Picture: "Shakespeare in Love"
    Best Director: Steven Spielberg.... "Saving Private Ryan"
    Best Actor: Roberto Benigni .... "Life is Beautiful"
    Best Actress: Gwenyth Paltrow.... "Shakespeare in Love"

    Grammy Awards

    Record of the Year: "My Heart Will Go On"..... Celine Dion
    Best Song: "My Heart Will Go On.... by James Horner and Will Jennings
    Best Album: "The Globe Session".... Sheryl Crow
    Best Male Artist: Eric Clapton
    Best Female Artist: Celine Dion

    Nobel Prizes

    The prize was awarded jointly to: KOHN, WALTER, U.S.A., University of California at Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A., b. 1923; and POPLE, JOHN A., U.S.A., Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, U.S.A, b. 1925: "To Walter Kohn for his development of the density-functional theory and to John Pople for his development of computational methods in quantum chemistry"

    SARAMAGO, JOSƒ, Portugal, b. 1922: "who with parables sustained by imagination, compassion and irony continually enables us once again to apprehend an elusory reality"

    Physiology or Medicine
    The prize was awarded jointly to: FURCHGOTT, ROBERT F., U.S.A., SUNY Health Science Center, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A., b. 1916; IGNARRO, LOUIS J., U.S.A., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A., b. 1941; and MURAD, FERID, U.S.A., University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, U.S.A., b. 1936: "for their discoveries concerning nitric oxide as a signalling molecule in the cardiovascular system"

    The prize was awarded jointly to: LAUGHLIN, ROBERT B., U.S.A., Stanford University, Stanford, CA, U.S.A., b. 1950; ST…RMER, HORST L., Germany, Columbia University, New York, NY and Bell Labs, NJ, USA b. 1949; and TSUI, DANIEL C., U.S.A., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A, b. 1939: "for their discovery of a new form of quantum fluid with fractionally charged excitations"

    Pulitzer Prizes

    Fiction: "American Pastoral" ... by Philip Roth
    History: "Summer of the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion" ..... by Edward J. Larson
    International Reporting: Staff Reporters.... The New York Times
    National Reporting: Russell Carollo and Jeff Nesmith ... Dayton Daily News
    Public Service: Grand Forks (North Dakota) ... The Herald