Saturday 17 October 1998
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to One Week by Barenaked Ladies.
In UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits.
Orgazmo, directed by Trey Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Bag of Bones by Stephen King 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 17 October 1998 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 17 October
- Joan Hickson: British actress (Born 1906).
- (to October 18) Severe flooding takes place in south Central Texas.
- At Jesse, in the Niger Delta, Nigeria, a petroleum pipeline explodes killing about 1200 villagers, some of whom are scavenging gasoline.
- A pipeline explosion in Jesse, Nigeria results in 1,082 deaths.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1998 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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