Wednesday 25 March 1998
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alex Dorame and Ryan Simpkins.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith.
In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits.
Wild Things, directed by John McNaughton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while The Street Lawyer by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching If I Ruled the World.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Creatures 2 or Test Drive 5.
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Which were the important events of 25 March 1998 ?
- Maryland Day.
- Saint Pelagius
- International Waffle Day in Sweden.
- Freedom Day in Belarus
- Greek Independence Day.
- As the day falls close to the vernal equinox, similar to the way Christmas falls near the winter solstice, both days are regarded as one of the Quarter Days to Christians in the British Isles. (see below)
- Traditional date of the start of the new year in England and Wales, until the Calendar Act of 1752 (called Lady Day - see below).
- Traditional date of the death (circa 33), of Jesus, central figure in Christianity (b. circa 1 BC in traditional dating)
- In Christianity, March 25 is typically celebrated as the day of the Annunciation so long as it does not coincide with a Sunday or during Holy Week. (see below)
- The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Lady Day) - this date is nine months before Christmas Day, and is based on the traditional date in Catholicism of a 1 BC - Annunciation of the Virgin Mary and conception of Jesus.
- One of the four Irish Quarter days in the Irish calendar.
- Saint Dysmas, the 'Good Murderer'
- Saint Harold
- Saint Humbert
- The date of the passing of Sauron in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Many fans celebrate this day by throwing parties.
- Saint Izaak
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1998 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Will Smith - Gettin' Jiggy Wit It
- Usher - Nice & Slow
- Destiny's Child - No, No, No Part II
- Celine Dion - My Heart Will Go On
- Madonna - Frozen
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- Montell Jordan - Let's Ride
- Wyclef Jean - Gone Till November
- Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz - Deja Vu (Uptown Baby)
- Mase - What You Want
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