Wednesday April 01, 1998

US date format: 4/1/1998, UK date format: 1/4/1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 1, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include William Tyler . In that special week of April people in US were listening to All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo. In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Like It Is, directed by Paul Oremland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Smithsonian Institution by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cardcaptor Sakura. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gex: Enter the Gecko or Bomberman Fantasy Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
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Events

  • World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Russians Yelena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze win.

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Movies

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Like It Is

Like It Is

Directed by: Paul Oremland

Starring: Steve Bell, Ian Rose, Roger Daltrey, Dani Behr

Broken Vessels

Broken Vessels

Directed by: Scott Ziehl

Starring: Todd Field, Jason London, Roxana Zal, Susan Traylor

Paulie

Paulie

Directed by: John Roberts

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Bruce Davison

Homegrown

Homegrown

Directed by: Stephen Gyllenhaal

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Hank Azaria, Kelly Lynch, John Lithgow

Sour Grapes

Sour Grapes

Directed by: Larry David

Starring: Steven Weber, Craig Bierko, Jack Burns, Viola Harris

Sport Games on April 01, 1998

Sport Games on April 01, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Orlando Magic : 98 - 87
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Detroit Pistons : 92 - 90
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Denver Nuggets : 106 - 100
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Washington Wizards : 112 - 91
  • Portland Trail Blazers - Utah Jazz : 89 - 98
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Nott'm Forest - Sheffield United : 3 - 0
  • QPR - Wolves : 0 - 0
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Rangers - Hibernian : 3 - 0
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Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Feyenoord - Groningen : 3 - 0
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TV Series

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Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Push

Push

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

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Directed by: Hirokazu Yamada

Starring: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Kevin Seymour, Steve Blum

Country: Japan

Lost in Space

Lost in Space

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Gardish

Gardish

Directed by: Priyadarshan

Days to next April 01

If April 01, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 5 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Smithsonian Institution by Gore Vidal

The Smithsonian Institution

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In 1939 a teenaged science prodigy is summoned to the Smithsonian and becomes involved in a scheme to change history. Combining themes from his American history novels with those from what

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

Black And Blue by Anna Quindlen

Black And Blue

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For eighteen years Fran Benedetto kept her secret, hid her bruises. She stayed with Bobby because she wanted her son to have a father, and because, in spite of everything, she loved him.

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

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The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

Cold Mountain

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In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Air Boarder 64

Air Boarder 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Human Entertainment; EU GMI

Gex: Enter the Gecko

Gex: Enter the Gecko

Platform: PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: EU BMG Interactive (PS); NA Midway Games; JP Bandai (PS); EU GT Interactive (N64); EU Ubisoft (PC); NA Crave Entertainment (GBC); EU Interplay (GBC)

Bomberman Fantasy Race

Bomberman Fantasy Race

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; EU Virgin Interactive

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames

Future Cop: LAPD

Future Cop: LAPD

Platform: PlayStation Windows Mac OS PlayStation Network

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $67.75
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $27.44
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $89.81
  • General Electric GE: opens at $85.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $103.87

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