Thursday 1 January 1998, NewYear’s Day
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marlene Lawston and Erika Saccone.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John.
In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits.
Pi, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Oud geld.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armed Police Batrider or Grandia: Digital Museum.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Famous Birthdays:01 January
- All California bars, clubs and card rooms must be smoke-free
- US Census Bureau estimates population at 268,921,733.
- Mongolia switches from a 46 hour to 40 hour work week.
- Smoking is banned in all California bars and restaurants.
- Russia begins to circulate new rubles to stem inflation and promote confidence.
- The European Central Bank is established.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1998 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- Puff Daddy - It's All About The Benjamin's
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Janet - Together Again
- LSG - My Body
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- Mase - Feel So Good
- Boyz II Men - A Song For Mama
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