Friday 1 May 1998
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
In that special week of May 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.
Deep Impact, directed by Mimi Leder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Alpha Bravo Charlie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baldur's Gate or Chameleon Twist 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 May 1998 ?
- Saint James the Less.
- Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
- Saint Florine
- Saint Augustin Schoeffer
- Saint Theodulf.
- Saint Andeol.
- Czech Republic - "National Love Day" ? couples tend to flock to the memorial of the poet Karel Hynek M�cha in Prague and kiss.
- Festival of Matsu in Taiwan and various locales along the southern coast of China (2005).
- Malta - L-Ewwel ta Mejju, Malta, Jum il-haddiem (Worker's Day).
- United States - Law Day, U.S.A., Loyalty Day.
- Roman Empire - fourth and last day of the Floralia in honour of Flora.
- Roman Empire - all-female festival in honour of Bona Dea.
- Saint Joseph the Worker (also known as Saint Joseph's Day).
- Maharashtra Divas (Maharashtra Day) in the state of Maharastra, India. On May 1, 1960, Maharashtra came into existence when Bombay State was split into the new linguistic states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
- Beltane, L� Bealtaine, the first day of Summer in modern Ireland was celebrated by the Celts, and is now also celebrated by Neopagans and Wiccans.
- May crowning - Unofficial ritual ceremony usually happening in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Lei Day - Hawaiian holiday for the Lei.
- Saint Jeremiah.
- May Day, Labour Day, Workers' Day, Day of the International Solidarity of Workers.
- Italy - national holiday (Giorno dei Lavoratori).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 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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Sport Games on 1 May 1998
- Charlotte Hornets - Atlanta Hawks : 91 - 82
- Utah Jazz - Houston Rockets : 93 - 71
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Mainz - Freiburg : 0 - 1
- Meppen - Uerdingen : 2 - 3
- St Pauli - Leipzig : 1 - 0
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Maritimo - Belenenses : 2 - 0
Futbol Ligi 1Football (Turkey)
- Samsunspor - Bursaspor : 2 - 0
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