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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 02, 1998?
- 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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- 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.
- Egypt Criss: American noted family member, the father...
- Allen Drury: American writer who wrote the 1959...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 02, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Boyzone - No Matter What
- The Spice Girls - Viva Forever
- Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
- Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You
- Sash! featuring Tina Cousins - Mysterious Times
Top #10 R&B songs
- Monica - The First Night
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Gerald Levert - Thinkin' Bout It
- Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha - Make It Hot
- Mya Featuring Silkk The Shocker - Movin' On
- Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
- Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
- Jon B - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
- Mase Featuring Puff Daddy - Lookin' At Me
- Tamia - So Into You
Sport Games on September 02, 1998
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Aalst - Germinal : 5 - 0
- Harelbeke - Beveren : 1 - 1
- Lierse - Kortrijk : 5 - 1
- Lokeren - Charleroi : 3 - 1
- Lommel - Westerlo : 0 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Man City - Walsall : 3 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 02If 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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- 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