Sunday 1 February 1998
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Together Again by Janet.
In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits.
Great Expectations, directed by Alfonso Cuarn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while The Partner by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
- The start of Black History Month in the United States.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
- Street Corner Symphony, closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 79 performances
- The United States Senate passes Resolution 71, urging U.S. President Bill Clinton to "take all necessary and appropriate actions to respond to the threat posed by Iraq's refusal to end its weapons of mass destruction programs."
- NFL Pro Bowl Game, AFC beats NFC 29-24.
- Australian Mixed Doubles Tennis: J Gimelstob and V Williams beat Suk and Sukova (6-2, 6-1).
- 86th Australian Mens Tennis: Petr Korda beats Marcelo Rios (6-2, 6-2, 6-2).
- Rear Admiral Lillian E. Fishburne became the first female African American to be promoted to rear admiral.
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