Sunday 16 August 1998
It was Sunday, 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 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Minty.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing DX-Ball 2 or Fox Sports College Hoops '99.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 August 1998 ?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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- 80th PGA Championship at Sahalee Country Club - Seattle, Washington
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