Thursday July 02, 1998
US date format: 7/2/1998, UK date format: 2/7/1998
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Sailor Cook .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica.
In UK C'est La Vie by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits.
The Mask of Zorro, directed by Martin Campbell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Get Real.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Grim Fandango or 3D Maze Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 02, 1998?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is published.
- Sailor Cook: American noted family, the son of model...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 02, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
- Jon B - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
- Next - Too Close
- Usher - My Way
- Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha - Make It Hot
- Janet Featuring BLACKstreet - I Get Lonely
- Big Punisher Featuring Joe - Still Not A Player
- Pras Michel Feat. Ol' Dirty Bastard & Introducing Mya - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
- Mariah Carey - My All/Breakdown
- Mya & Sisqo - It's All About Me
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 02If July 02, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 2 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 12 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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