Sunday 12 July 1998
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica.
In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits.
The Mask of Zorro, directed by Martin Campbell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Airline Tycoon or Deadlock II: Shrine Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1998 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
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- 16th Seniors Players Golf Championship
- Jamie Farr Kroger Golf Classic
- At a conference in Rome, 120 countries vote to create a permanent International Criminal Court to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.
- In Saint Petersburg, Nicholas II of Russia and his family are buried in St. Catherine Chapel, 80 years after he and his family were killed by Bolsheviks.
- A tsunami triggered by an undersea earthquake destroys 10 villages in Papua New Guinea, killing an estimated 1,500, leaving 2,000 more unaccounted for and thousands more homeless.
- Biologists report in the journal ''Science'' how they sequenced the genome of the bacterium that causes syphilis, ''Treponema pallidum''.
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