Friday 17 July 1998
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Felipe Marichalar and Kennedy Slocum.
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.
Saving Private Ryan, directed by Steven Spielberg, 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 BattleTanx or Gates of Skeldal.
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- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- Felipe Marichalar: Spanish royalty, the son of Princess Elena de Bourbon and her husband Jaime de Marichalar, married in Seville on 3/18/1995.
- Kennedy Slocum: TV Actress.
- Russia buries tsar Nicholas II and family, 80 years after they died
- A diplomatic conference adopts the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, establishing a permanent international court to prosecute individuals for genocide, crime against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.
- Papua New Guinea earthquake: A tsunami triggered by an undersea earthquake destroys 10 villages in Papua New Guinea killing an estimated 3,183, leaving 2,000 more unaccounted for and thousands more homeless.
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