Friday October 02, 1998

US date format: 10/2/1998, UK date format: 2/10/1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Chloe Szepanowski . In that special week of October people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Butter, directed by Peter Gathings Bunche, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while We Are Our Mothers' Daughters by Cokie Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dune 2000 or Aliens Online.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Antz, the first feature film made by DreamWorks, is released.

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Movies

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Butter

Butter

Directed by: Peter Gathings Bunche

Starring: Shemar Moore, Nia Long, Ernie Hudson, Donnie Wahlberg

Tokyo Rampage

Tokyo Rampage

Directed by: Toshiaki Toyoda

Starring: Chihara Junia, Onimaru, Akaji Maro, Rin Ozawa

The Unknown Cyclist

The Unknown Cyclist

Directed by: Bernard Salzmann

Starring: Lea Thompson, Vincent Spano, Danny Nucci, Stephen Spinella

Tomie

Tomie

Directed by: Ataru Oikawa

Starring: Miho Kanno, Mami Nakamura, Yoriko Dôguchi, Tomorô Taguchi

Holy Man

Holy Man

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Jeff Goldblum, Kelly Preston, Robert Loggia

Sport Games on October 02, 1998

Sport Games on October 02, 1998


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Gent - Mouscron : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of October 02, 1998

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Hertha - M'gladbach : 4 - 1
  • Wolfsburg - Schalke 04 : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of October 02, 1998

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Bielefeld : 2 - 2
  • Oberhausen - Unterhaching : 0 - 2
  • St Pauli - Ulm : 0 - 1
  • Uerdingen - Karlsruhe : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of October 02, 1998

Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Beira Mar - Academica : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of October 02, 1998

TV Series

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HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

Camila

Camila

Directed by: María Luisa Bemberg

Change of Heart

Change of Heart

Directed by: Stephen Bridgewater

Hercules

Hercules

Directed by: John Musker & Ron Clements

Get Real

Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

Days to next October 02

If October 02, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 11 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Message In A Bottle by Nicholas Sparks

Message In A Bottle

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Divorced and disillusioned about relationships, Theresa Osborne is jogging when she finds a bottle on the beach. Inside is a letter of love and longing to "Catherine," signed simply "Garrett."

The Day Diana Died by Christopher Andersen

The Day Diana Died

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Where were you the day Diana died? Like the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the tragic death of the Princess of Wales on August 31, 1997 is one of those defining

Flash by Jayne Ann Krentz

Flash

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Jayne Ann Krentz has delivered pure entertainment in twenty-three New York Times bestsellers, including her recent smash hit, "Sharp Edges". Now, her unique brand of electrifying suspense and head-over-heels romance lights

The Ten Commandments by Laura Schlessinger and Stewart Vogel

The Ten Commandments

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The Ten Commandments are the first direct communication between a people and God. Designed to elevate our lives above mere frantic, animal existence to the sublime levels humanity is capable or

His Bright Light by Danielle Steel

His Bright Light

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"This is the story of an extraordinary boy with a brilliant mind, a heart of gold, and a tortured soul. It is the story of an illness, a fight to live, and a race against death.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Caesar III

Caesar III

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: City-building

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment, Sold-Out Software

Test Drive 5

Test Drive 5

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

Dune 2000

Dune 2000

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive (1998) Electronic Arts (1999-present)

Aliens Online

Aliens Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GameStorm Kesmai Fox Interactive

Echo Night

Echo Night

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: First-person adventure Survival horror

Publisher: JP From Software; NA Agetec

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.62
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $35.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $103.37
  • General Electric GE: opens at $74.87
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $124.12

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What zodiac sign is October 02, 1998?

On October 02, 1998 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 02, 1998?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 02, 1998?

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

Which famous people are born on October 02, 1998?

On October 02, 1998 several famous people were born including, Chloe Szepanowski.

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

The number one song in the week of October 02, 1998 was The First Night by Monica in US and No Matter What by Boyzone in UK.

What were the top hits on October 02, 1998?

The top hits on October 02, 1998 were The First Night by Monica, I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith, One Week by Barenaked Ladies in US and No Matter What by Boyzone, One For Sorrow by Steps, Millennium by Robbie Williams in UK.


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