Friday May 01, 1998

US date format: 5/1/1998, UK date format: 1/5/1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Olivia DeJonge . 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. Happiness, directed by Todd Solondz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV or Falcon 4.0.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
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Movies

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Happiness

Happiness

Directed by: Todd Solondz

Starring: Jane Adams, Jon Lovitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dylan Baker

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Michael Lee Gogin

Country: United States of America

I Stand Alone

I Stand Alone

Directed by: Gaspar Noé

Starring: Philippe Nahon, Blandine Lenoir, Frankie Pain, Martine Audrain

My Name Is Joe

My Name Is Joe

Directed by: Ken Loach

Starring: Peter Mullan, Louise Goodall, Gary Lewis, Lorraine McIntosh

The Horse Whisperer

The Horse Whisperer

Directed by: Robert Redford

Starring: Robert Redford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Neill, Dianne Wiest

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Music charts

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

  1. - Too Closeyoutube
  2. - Let's Ride
  3. - It's All About Me
  4. - All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly)
  5. - A Rose Is Still A Rose
  6. - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
  7. - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You
  8. - Money, Power & Respect
  9. - Romeo And Juliet
  10. - No, No, No
Sport Games on May 01, 1998

Sport Games on May 01, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Atlanta Hawks : 91 - 82
  • Utah Jazz - Houston Rockets : 93 - 71
See all Basketball game results of May 01, 1998

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - Freiburg : 0 - 1
  • Meppen - Uerdingen : 2 - 3
  • St Pauli - Leipzig : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of May 01, 1998

Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Maritimo - Belenenses : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of May 01, 1998

Futbol Ligi 1

Football (Turkey)
  • Samsunspor - Bursaspor : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of May 01, 1998

TV Series

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Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Push

Push

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

Written by:

Directed by: Hirokazu Yamada

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

Country: Japan

Days to next May 01

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

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Books

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Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air

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National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

The Long Road Home by Danielle Steel

The Long Road Home

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Bestselling novelist Danielle Steel takes us on a harrowing journey into the heart of America's hidden shame in a novel that explores the power of forgiveness, the dark side of childhood, and one woman's unbreakable spirit.From

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Talking to Heaven by James Van Praagh

Talking to Heaven

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Talking to Heaven: A Medium's Message of Life After Death

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?

Bomberman Hero

Bomberman Hero

Platform: Nintendo 64, Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA / PAL Nintendo

Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV

Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Koei

GuitarFreaks

GuitarFreaks

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation 2

Genre: Rhythm

Publisher: Konami, Konami Digital Entertainment

Falcon 4.0

Falcon 4.0

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

Axis & Allies

Axis & Allies

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $74.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $27.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $90.19
  • General Electric GE: opens at $85.44
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $115.94

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 01, 1998 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is May 01, 1998?

On May 01, 1998 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 01, 1998?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 01, 1998?

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

Which famous people are born on May 01, 1998?

On May 01, 1998 several famous people were born including, Olivia DeJonge.

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

The number one song in the week of May 01, 1998 was Too Close by Next in US and It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins in UK.

What were the top hits on May 01, 1998?

The top hits on May 01, 1998 were Too Close by Next, You're Still The One by Shania Twain, Let's Ride by Montell Jordan in US and It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins, My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion, Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden in UK.


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