Wednesday July 01, 1998

US date format: 7/1/1998, UK date format: 1/7/1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Hollie Steel and Aleksandra Golovkina. In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK C'est La Vie by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. The Mask of Zorro, directed by Martin Campbell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while A Monk Swimming by Malachy McCourt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get Real. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-22 Raptor or Assault (EU) Assault: Retribution (NA).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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Movies

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The Mask of Zorro

The Mask of Zorro

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones, José María de Tavira

Country: United States of America

Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha

Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha

Directed by: Anees Bazmee

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Kajol, Bijay Anand, Kashmira Shah

Kareeb

Kareeb

Directed by: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Starring: Bobby Deol, Neha, Abhay Chopra, Moushumi Chatterjee

Lethal Weapon 4

Lethal Weapon 4

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

Small Soldiers

Small Soldiers

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Gregory Smith, David Cross, Jay Mohr

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 01, 1998?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - The Boy Is Mineyoutube
  2. - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
  3. - Too Closeyoutube
  4. - My Way
  5. - Make It Hot
  6. - I Get Lonely
  7. - Still Not A Player
  8. - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
  9. - My All/Breakdown
  10. - It's All About Me

TV Series

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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

Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Days to next July 01

If July 01, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 3 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Monk Swimming by Malachy McCourt

A Monk Swimming

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Slapped with a libel suit after an appearance on a talk show, Malachy McCourt crows, "If they could only see me now in the slums of Limerick, a big shot, sued

Crystal by V.C. Andrews

Crystal

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ALL SHE WANTED WAS A FAMILY SHE COULD CALL HER OWN...As an orphan girl, Crystal was one of many -- and utterly alone.

Ship Of Gold In The Deep Blue Sea by Gary Kinder

Ship Of Gold In The Deep Blue Sea

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Originally published in 1998 and a best seller in its hardcover and paperback publications, Gary Kinder’s Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea tells the story of the sinking of

The Klone and I by Danielle Steel

The Klone and I

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Stephanie had a rat for a husband. But after 13 years of marriage and two kids, she was devastated when he left her for a younger woman.

The Street Lawyer by John Grisham

The Street Lawyer

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Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

F-22 Raptor

F-22 Raptor

Platform: PC

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Novalogic

Mario Party

Mario Party

Genre: Party game

Publisher: Nintendo

Assault (EU) Assault: Retribution (NA)

Assault (EU) Assault: Retribution (NA)

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: EU Telstar; NA Midway Games

Capcom Generations

Capcom Generations

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: JP Capcom; EU Virgin Interactive

Bomberman Wars

Bomberman Wars

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $72.06
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $28.87
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $109.12
  • General Electric GE: opens at $91.69
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $116.00

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On July 01, 1998 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is July 01, 1998?

On July 01, 1998 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 01, 1998?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on July 01, 1998?

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

Which famous people are born on July 01, 1998?

On July 01, 1998 several famous people were born including, Hollie Steel, Aleksandra Golovkina, Chloe Bailey.

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

The number one song in the week of July 01, 1998 was The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica in US and C'est La Vie by B*Witched in UK.

What were the top hits on July 01, 1998?

The top hits on July 01, 1998 were The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica, You're Still The One by Shania Twain, Too Close by Next in US and C'est La Vie by B*Witched, Three Lions '98 by Baddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds, Horny by Mousse T vs Hot 'N' Juicy in UK.


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