It was Monday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- Great Expectations
directed by Alfonso Cuarn
starring: Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria
- Spice World
directed by Bob Spiers
starring: Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm
directed by Vincenzo Natali
starring: Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett
directed by Gregory Hoblit
starring: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland
- Half Baked
directed by Tamra Davis
starring: Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Daz, Jim Breuer
Which were the important events of Monday, 02 February 1998 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Daniel Baldwin hospitalized in NYC for cocaine overdose
- Philippine DC-9 crashes apparently killing all 104 on board.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1998 ?
Entertainment Weekly: no.416
TIME Magazine Cover: Monica Lewinsky & Bill Clinton -- Feb. 2, 1998
Esquire Magazine cover
Sports Illustrated: no.9623
The Partner - John Grisham
Cold Mountain - Charles Frazier
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil - John Berendt
Barbie Doll Illusion Barbie (1998)
Little Voice (1998)
Olean Cooking Oil A Good Thing (1998)
Tell the world why Monday, 2 February 1998 is such a special date for you!