Wednesday 19 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 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells 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 19 August 1998 ?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
- National Aviation Day, USA
- On the day of his 52nd birthday, U.S. President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an "improper physical relationship" with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. He also admits before the nation that night in a nationally televised address that he "misled people" about his sexual affair with Lewinsky.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1998 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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