Thursday 24 December 1998, Christmas Eve
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly.
In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits.
The Thin Red Line, directed by Terrence Malick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Alles kan beter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Addiction Pinball or Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 2.
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Which were the important events of 24 December 1998 ?
- December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
- It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
- In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
- The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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- Syl Apps: Canadian pole vaulter ice hockey player and politician (d. 1998).
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