Thursday 29 October 1998
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Constantine-Alexios and Lance Stroll.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica.
In UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits.
Meet Joe Black, directed by Martin Brest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Bag of Bones by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Studio Julmahuvi.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Area 51: Site 4 or Dink Smallwood.
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- St. Terence of Metz
- Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
- Anglican Church - James Hannington
- St. Zenobius
- St. Theodore
- St. Bond
- Saint Colman of Kilmacduagh
- St. Maximillian
- St. Donatus of Corfu
- St. Anne
- St. Abraham of Rostov
- R.C. Saints - October 29th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Narcissus of Jerusalem, Diwali in 1989.
- Douai Martyrs
- St. Elfleda
- St. Hyacinth
- St. Ida of Leeuw
- St. John of Autun
- Constantine-Alexios : Greek royalty, the second child of Crown Prince Pavlos and American heiress Marie-Chantal Miller (now styled as Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece, Princess of Denmark) who married on 1 July 1995.
- Lance Stroll: Canadian race car driver.
- Paul Misraki: Turkish-French composer and historian (d. 1998).
- Hurricane Mitch, the second deadliest Atlantic hurricane in history, makes landfall in Honduras.
- Apartheid: In South Africa, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission presents its report, which condemns both sides for committing atrocities.
- The NASA Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off with 77-year-old Senator John Glenn on board, making him the oldest person to go into space.
- ATSC HDTV broadcasting in the United States is inaugurated with the launch of STS-95 space shuttle mission.
- The Gothenburg nightclub fire in Sweden claims 63 lives and injures 200.
- Hurricane Mitch makes landfall in Central America, killing an estimated 18,000 people.
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