Sunday 2 August 1998
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paia Lee .
In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica.
In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits.
Ever After: A Cinderella Story, directed by Andy Tennant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Rising Tides by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Whose Line Is It Anyway?.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Hero or Magical Tetris Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 August 1998 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- 26th du Maurier Golf Classic
- 30th Curtis Cup
- Second Congo War begins. 3,900,000 people are killed before it ends in 2003, making it the bloodiest war, to date, since World War II.
- Yangtze River Floods: In China the Yangtze River breaks through the main bank before this, from August 1–5, peripheral levees collapsed consecutively in Jiayu County Baizhou Bay. The death toll exceeds 12,000, with many thousands more injured.
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