Wednesday 2 September 1998
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith.
In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits.
Blade, directed by Stephen Norrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Rainbow Six by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 2 September 1998 ?
- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
- Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
- Vietnam - National Day (independence from France, 1945)
- Egypt Criss: American noted family member, the father is rapper Treach (Anthony Criss) of Naughty by Nature and the mother is Rapper Pepa (Sandra Denton), of the rap group Salt-N-Pepa.
- Allen Drury: American writer who wrote the 1959 political novel "Advise and Consent," for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960.
- A McDonnell Douglas MD-11 airliner carrying Swissair Flight 111 crashes near Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia, after taking off from New York City en-route to Geneva. All 229 people on board are killed.
- The UN's International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda finds Jean Paul Akayesu, the former mayor of a small town in Rwanda, guilty of nine counts of genocide.
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