Thursday 30 April 1998
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kenneth Abbott and Katharine Ward.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Too Close by Next.
In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits.
Les Misérables, directed by Bille August, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while The Long Road Home by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Alpha Bravo Charlie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bakushō Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resort Ō or ESP Ra.De..
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Which were the important events of 30 April 1998 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
- Kenneth Abbott: American unusual birth, the second of twin boys born to Lori Abbott, 2 lbs.
- Katharine Ward: YouTube Star.
- Nizar Qabbani: Syrian poet publisher and diplomat (d. 1998).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1998 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Next - Too Close
- Shania Twain - You're Still The One
- Montell Jordan - Let's Ride
- K-Ci & JoJo - All My Life
- Madonna - Frozen
- Public Announcement - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- The Backstreet Boys - Everybody (Backstreet's Back)
- Sylk-E Fyne - Romeo And Juliet
- Sex And Candy - Marcy Playground
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