Friday 2 January 1998
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dana Vaughns .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John.
In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits.
Angel, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Wobegon Boy by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Seija no koushin.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carmen Sandiego Math Detective or F-16 Multirole Fighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 January 1998 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Frank Muir: English actor and playwright (d. 1998).
- Autopsy of Chris Farley shows he overdosed of opiates and cocaine
- Russia begins to circulate new rubles to stem inflation and promote confidence.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1998 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- Puff Daddy - It's All About The Benjamin's
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Janet - Together Again
- LSG - My Body
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- Mase - Feel So Good
- Boyz II Men - A Song For Mama
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Sport Games on 2 January 1998
- Atlanta Hawks - Los Angeles Lakers : 106 - 116
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Orlando Magic : 81 - 71
- Dallas Mavericks - Phoenix Suns : 85 - 92
- Detroit Pistons - Toronto Raptors : 91 - 88
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Celtic - Rangers : 2 - 0
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