Sunday August 02, 1998

US date format: 8/2/1998, UK date format: 2/8/1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 2, 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 Paia Lee . 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 A Walk In The Woods by Bill Bryson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Any Day Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing First Kiss Story or Destrega.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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Events

  • 26th du Maurier Golf Classic
  • 30th Curtis Cup
  • Second Congo War begins. 3,900,000 people are killed before it ends in 2003, making it the bloodiest war, to date, since World War II.
  • Yangtze River Floods: In China the Yangtze River breaks through the main bank before this, from August 1–5, peripheral levees collapsed consecutively in Jiayu County Baizhou Bay. The death toll exceeds 12,000, with many thousands more injured.

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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 02, 1998

Sport Games on August 02, 1998


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Gutersloh - FC Koln : 0 - 1
  • Mainz - Greuther Furth : 3 - 0
  • Oberhausen - Uerdingen : 0 - 0
  • Ulm - Wattenscheid : 2 - 0
  • Unterhaching - Bielefeld : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of August 02, 1998

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Hearts - Rangers : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of August 02, 1998

TV Series

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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 02

If August 02, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 1 month, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 5 days.
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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?

Lego Creator

Lego Creator

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Construction simulation

Publisher: Lego Media

First Kiss Story

First Kiss Story

Platform: PC-FX, PlayStation, PlayStation 2 (Stories)

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: NEC-HE (PC-FX) Human (PS)

Destrega

Destrega

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Koei

Chameleon Twist 2

Chameleon Twist 2

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Sunsoft

Echo Night

Echo Night

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: First-person adventure Survival horror

Publisher: JP From Software; NA Agetec

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 02, 1998?

On August 02, 1998 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is August 02, 1998?

On August 02, 1998 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 02, 1998?

On August 02, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 02, 1998?

On August 02, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 02, 1998?

On August 02, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 02, 1998?

On August 02, 1998 several famous people were born including, Paia Lee.

What was the number one song in August 02, 1998?

The number one song in the week of August 02, 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 02, 1998?

The top hits on August 02, 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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