Wednesday 12 August 1998
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica.
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 Point of Origin by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 1998.
Have a look at the old newspapers from 12 August 1998 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 12 August 1998 ?
See other famous people born on 12 August
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1998 ?
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in August 1998?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Monica Lewinsky & Bill Clinton -- Aug. 10, 1998
- SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9651
- EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.444
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke—and only Kay Scarpetta can find them in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Patricia Cornwell.“Sears
“A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter.”—Washington
Close twins are marked by tragedy; Oprah's Book Club pick for summer 1998; 17th selection announced June 18, 1998. (H, ReganBooks)
Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Cyvern: The Dragon Weapons
Digital Monster Ver. S: Digimon Tamers
Tell the world why 12 August 1998 is such a special date for you!