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
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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 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
by John Grisham
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for [...]
by Charles Frazier
In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, [...]
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
by John Berendt
Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this [...]
by Toni Morrison
“They shoot the white girl first. With the rest they can take their time.” So begins Toni Morrison’s Paradise, which opens with a horrifying scene of mass violence and chronicles its [...]
Tell the world why Monday, 2 February 1998 is such a special date for you!