Friday January 02, 1998

US date format: 1/2/1998, UK date format: 2/1/1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Dana Vaughns . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Smoke Signals, directed by Chris Eyre, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sleepwalkers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TOCA 2 Touring Cars or Duke Nukem: Time To Kill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 02, 1998?


Holidays

  • 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.
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Events

  • Autopsy of Chris Farley shows he overdosed of opiates and cocaine
  • Russia begins to circulate new rubles to stem inflation and promote confidence.
  • Three separate avalanches in British Columbia, Canada, kill a total of nine people.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

  • : English actor and playwright (d. 1998).

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Smoke Signals

Smoke Signals

Directed by: Chris Eyre

Starring: Adam Beach, Evan Adams, Irene Bedard, Gary Farmer

Fallen

Fallen

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz

Country: United States of America

Half Baked

Half Baked

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Díaz, Jim Breuer, Harland Williams

Country: United States of America

Next Stop Wonderland

Next Stop Wonderland

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Starring: Hope Davis, Alan Gelfant, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Callie Thorne

Hard Rain

Hard Rain

Directed by: Mikael Salomon

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid, Minnie Driver

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 02, 1998?
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Sport Games on January 02, 1998

Sport Games on January 02, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • 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
  • Houston Rockets - Denver Nuggets : 116 - 115
See all Basketball game results of January 02, 1998

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Celtic - Rangers : 2 - 0
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Directed by: Mick Garris

Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

Stella Street

Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

Robot Wars

Robot Wars

Directed by: William L. Stewart

Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Starring: Louis Theroux

Country: United States of America

Days to next January 02

If January 02, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 8 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1998?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts

The Man Who Listens To Horses

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Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

Dirty Jokes And Beer by Drew Carey

Dirty Jokes And Beer

By:

We all know Drew Carey from The Drew Carey Show and his award-winning stand-up career, but do we really know Drew Carey, the person?

Survival Of The Fittest by Jonathan Kellerman

Survival Of The Fittest

By:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The daughter of a diplomat disappears on a school field trip—lured into the Santa Monica Mountains and killed in cold blood.

Cat & Mouse by James Patterson

Cat & Mouse

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Alex Cross is back-and so is a raging and suicidal Gary Soneji. Out of prison and dying from the AIDS virus he contracted there, he will get revenge on Cross before he dies.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

TOCA 2 Touring Cars

TOCA 2 Touring Cars

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Gauntlet Legends

Gauntlet Legends

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Dreamcast

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Atari Games Midway Games (home versions)

Chill

Chill

Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn (unpublished)

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Amazon Trail 3rd Edition

Amazon Trail 3rd Edition

Platform: PC

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: The Learning Company

Duke Nukem: Time To Kill

Duke Nukem: Time To Kill

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: NA GT Interactive Software; EU Take-Two Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $61.06
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $13.63
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $129.63
  • General Electric GE: opens at $73.31
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $104.50

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 02, 1998 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 02, 1998?

On January 02, 1998 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 02, 1998?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 02, 1998?

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

Which famous people are born on January 02, 1998?

On January 02, 1998 several famous people were born including, Dana Vaughns.

Which famous people died on January 02, 1998?

Famous people died on January 02, 1998 include, Frank Muir.

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

The number one song in the week of January 02, 1998 was Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John in US and Perfect Day by Various Artists in UK.

What were the top hits on January 02, 1998?

The top hits on January 02, 1998 were Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John, Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John, It's All About The Benjamin's by Puff Daddy, How Do I Live by LeAnn Rimes in US and Perfect Day by Various Artists, Never Ever by All Saints in UK.


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