Friday 9 January 1998
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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.
Half Baked, directed by Tamra Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 January 1998 ?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
Famous Birthdays:09 January
- Charito Solis: Filipino actress (Born 1935).
- Hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky best NHL player ever
- Decapitated head of Danish Little Mermaid is returned.
- Anatoly Karpov defeats Viswanathan Anand to retain chess title.
- Boston Red Sox player Mo Vaughn pleads not guilty to drunken driving.
- Anatoly Solovyov and Pavel Vinogradov spacewalk record 3 hours 8 minutes.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1998 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- Janet - Together Again
- Puff Daddy - It's All About The Benjamin's
- Boyz II Men - A Song For Mama
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- LSG - My Body
- Mase - Feel So Good
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?