Wednesday September 02, 1998

US date format: 9/2/1998, UK date format: 2/9/1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Egypt Criss . In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Rushmore, directed by Wes Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Day Diana Died by Christopher Andersen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Camila. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Grendel's Cave or Lego Loco.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Sophia
  • Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
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Events

  • A McDonnell Douglas MD-11 airliner carrying Swissair Flight 111 crashes near Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia, after taking off from New York City en-route to Geneva. All 229 people on board are killed.
  • The UN's International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda finds Jean Paul Akayesu, the former mayor of a small town in Rwanda, guilty of nine counts of genocide.

Famous Birthday

  • Egypt Criss: American noted family member, the father...

Famous Deaths

Movies

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Rushmore

Rushmore

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, Seymour Cassel

Country: United States of America

Pleasantville

Pleasantville

Directed by: Gary Ross

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, Reese Witherspoon

Country: United States of America

Waking Ned Devine

Waking Ned Devine

Directed by: Kirk Jones

Starring: Ian Bannen, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan, Susan Lynch

Rush Hour

Rush Hour

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung, Tom Wilkinson

Country: United States of America

Little Voice

Little Voice

Directed by: Mark Herman

Starring: Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor

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Music charts

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Sport Games on September 02, 1998

Sport Games on September 02, 1998


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Germinal : 5 - 0
  • Harelbeke - Beveren : 1 - 1
  • Lierse - Kortrijk : 5 - 1
  • Lokeren - Charleroi : 3 - 1
  • Lommel - Westerlo : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of September 02, 1998

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Man City - Walsall : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of September 02, 1998

TV Series

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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

Any Day Now

Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

Days to next September 02

If September 02, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

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

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

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“A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter.”—Washington

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha

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A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

We Are Our Mothers' Daughters by Cokie Roberts

We Are Our Mothers' Daughters

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In this revised and expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller, renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts once again examines the nature of women's roles through the revealing lens

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell

Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Android iOS Steam

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

Bomberman Hero

Bomberman Hero

Platform: Nintendo 64, Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA / PAL Nintendo

Bomberman Fantasy Race

Bomberman Fantasy Race

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; EU Virgin Interactive

Grendel's Cave

Grendel's Cave

Platform: Web

Genre: Real-time Adventure

Lego Loco

Lego Loco

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Virtual world

Publisher: Lego Media

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $66.25
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $35.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $101.81
  • General Electric GE: opens at $83.44
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $121.00

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