Saturday August 01, 1998

US date format: 8/1/1998, UK date format: 1/8/1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 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 Khamani Griffin and Barbie Imperial. In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. Return to Paradise, directed by Joseph Ruben, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Low Country by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Any Day Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy or Mario Party.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
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Famous Deaths

  • Eva Bartok: Hungarian actress who was on-screen from...

Movies

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Return to Paradise

Return to Paradise

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Joaquin Phoenix, David Conrad

Divorcing Jack

Divorcing Jack

Directed by: David Caffrey

Starring: David Thewlis, Rachel Griffiths, Jason Isaacs, Laura Fraser

Extramarital

Extramarital

Directed by: Yael Russcol

Starring: Traci Lords, Jeff Fahey, Brian Bloom, María Díaz

The Avengers

The Avengers

Directed by: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman, Sean Connery, Patrick Macnee

Tango

Tango

Directed by: Carlos Saura

Starring: Miguel Ángel Solá, Cecilia Narova, Mía Maestro, Juan Carlos Copes

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Music charts

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Sport Games on August 01, 1998

Sport Games on August 01, 1998


Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Celtic - Dunfermline : 5 - 0
  • Dundee - Aberdeen : 0 - 2
  • Kilmarnock - Dundee United : 2 - 0
  • Motherwell - St Johnstone : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of August 01, 1998

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Any Day Now

Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

Perla

Perla

Directed by: Sergio Castilla

Get Real

Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

Saaya

Saaya

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Days to next August 01

If August 01, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 2 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Low Country by Anne Rivers Siddons

Low Country

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Caroline Venable has everything her Southern heritage promised: money, prestige, a powerful husband—and a predictable routine of country-club luncheons, cocktail parties, and dinners hosting her husband's wealthy friends, clients, and associates

Quite A Year For Plums by Bailey White

Quite A Year For Plums

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Anyone who has read the best-selling Mama Makes Up Her Mind or listened to Bailey White's commentaries on NPR knows that she is a storyteller of inimitable wit and charm.

A Walk In The Woods by Bill Bryson

A Walk In The Woods

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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in

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.

Rising Tides by Nora Roberts

Rising Tides

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The second novel in #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts' stunning Chesapeake Bay Saga, where the Quinn brothers must return to their family home on the Maryland shore, to honor their father's last request...Ethan

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series

Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Microsoft

Area 51: Site 4

Area 51: Site 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooting

Publisher: Atari Games

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames

Half-Life series

Half-Life series

Platform: Windows OS X Linux Xbox Xbox 360 PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 Shield Portable

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment (1998–2003) Valve Corporation (2004–present)

Mario Party

Mario Party

Genre: Party game

Publisher: Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 01, 1998?

On August 01, 1998 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is August 01, 1998?

On August 01, 1998 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 01, 1998?

On August 01, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 01, 1998?

On August 01, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 01, 1998?

On August 01, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 01, 1998?

On August 01, 1998 several famous people were born including, Khamani Griffin, Barbie Imperial, Rico Rodriguez.

Which famous people died on August 01, 1998?

Famous people died on August 01, 1998 include, Eva Bartok.

What was the number one song in August 01, 1998?

The number one song in the week of August 01, 1998 was The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica in US and Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya in UK.

What were the top hits on August 01, 1998?

The top hits on August 01, 1998 were The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica, You're Still The One by Shania Twain, My Way by Usher in US and Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya, C'est La Vie by B*Witched, Freak Me by Another Level in UK.


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