Thursday 28 May 1998
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Too Close by Next.
In UK Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints was in the top 5 hits.
The Truman Show, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans 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 28 May 1998 ?
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
- Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
- Bernard of Menthon
- Augustine of Canterbury
- William of Gellone
Famous Birthdays:28 May
- Phil Hartman: Canadian-American actor with a comedy background as a regular on a TV variety show in 1985 which was followed by "Saturday Night Live" in 1986.
- Nuclear testing: Pakistan responds to a series of nuclear tests by India with five of its own, prompting the United States, Japan, and other nations to impose economic sanctions.
- In Encino, California, the wife of Saturday Night Live comedian Phil Hartman kills him and commits suicide afterwards.
- A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits northern Afghanistan, killing up to 5,000.
- A second nuclear test, codenamed ''Chagai-II'', is conducted and supervised by the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1998 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Next - Too Close
- Mariah Carey - My All
- Shania Twain - You're Still The One
- Janet - I Get Lonely
- The Backstreet Boys - Everybody (Backstreet's Back)
- Mya - It's All About Me
- Xscape - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- K-Ci & JoJo - All My Life
- Public Announcement - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
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