Tuesday August 04, 1998

US date format: 8/4/1998, UK date format: 4/8/1998

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 4, 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 Lil Skies and Lottie Tomlinson. In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Run Lola Run, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Low Country by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Any Day Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 or CarnEvil.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
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Events

  • Rebel forces revolt against President Laurent Kabila's government in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, starting the Second Congo War; 3,900,000 people are killed before it ends in 2003, making it the bloodiest war, to date, since World War II. Accusations of Rwanda backing them up have been made with Rwanda denying it. (BBC)

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Run Lola Run

Run Lola Run

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Nina Petri

Country: United States of America

Dil Se..

Dil Se..

Directed by: Mani Ratnam

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Manisha Koirala, Preity Zinta, Raghuvir Yadav

The Interview

The Interview

Directed by: Craig Monahan

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Tony Martin, Aaron Jeffery, Paul Sonkkila

Blade

Blade

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, N'Bushe Wright

Country: United States of America

Your Friends & Neighbors

Your Friends & Neighbors

Directed by: Neil LaBute

Starring: Amy Brenneman, Aaron Eckhart, Ben Stiller, Nastassja Kinski

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 04, 1998?
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Sport Games on August 04, 1998

Sport Games on August 04, 1998


Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie - Clydebank : 0 - 0
  • Falkirk - Ayr : 1 - 0
  • Morton - Hibernian : 0 - 1
  • Raith Rvs - Hamilton : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of August 04, 1998

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Alloa - Forfar : 1 - 2
  • Arbroath - East Fife : 0 - 2
  • Clyde - Queen of Sth : 2 - 0
  • Livingston - Stirling : 1 - 1
  • Partick - Inverness C : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of August 04, 1998

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Berwick - Queens Park : 0 - 3
  • Brechin - Stenhousemuir : 1 - 0
  • Cowdenbeath - Montrose : 4 - 1
  • Dumbarton - Albion Rvs : 2 - 0
  • Ross County - East Stirling : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of August 04, 1998

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Any Day Now

Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

Perla

Perla

Directed by: Sergio Castilla

Get Real

Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

Saaya

Saaya

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Days to next August 04

If August 04, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 1 month, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: Wicked Weather
  • Time: The Killer Germ' E. Coli outbreaks. Digital photomontage. Electron micrograph E. coli O157:H7 bacte
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9650
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.443
  • Wired: Wired - August, 1998

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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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

A Widow For One Year by John Irving

A Widow For One Year

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Ruth Cole is a complex, often self-contradictory character--a "difficult" woman. By no means is she conventionally "nice," but she will never be forgotten.Ruth's story is told in three parts, each focusing on a crucial time in her life. When

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

Point of Origin by Patricia Cornwell

Point of Origin

By:

The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke—and only Kay Scarpetta can find them in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Patricia Cornwell.“Sears

The Eleventh Commandment by Jeffrey Archer

The Eleventh Commandment

By:

ELEVENTH COMMANDMENTJeffrey ArcherConnor Fitzgerald has an impressive resume. Military hero. Devoted family man. Servant of his country―as an assassin. Just as he's about to put his twenty-eight-year career at the CIA

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3

Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

CarnEvil

CarnEvil

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun rail shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

Combination Pro Soccer

Combination Pro Soccer

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Axela

Gangsters: Organized Crime

Gangsters: Organized Crime

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

California Speed

California Speed

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midway Games

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $68.75
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $35.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $108.62
  • General Electric GE: opens at $90.69
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $134.00

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 04, 1998?

On August 04, 1998 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 04, 1998?

On August 04, 1998 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 04, 1998?

On August 04, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 04, 1998?

On August 04, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 04, 1998?

On August 04, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 04, 1998?

On August 04, 1998 several famous people were born including, Lil Skies, Lottie Tomlinson.

Which famous people died on August 04, 1998?

Famous people died on August 04, 1998 include, Yuri Artyukhin.

What was the number one song in August 04, 1998?

The number one song in the week of August 04, 1998 was The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica in US and No Matter What by Boyzone in UK.

What were the top hits on August 04, 1998?

The top hits on August 04, 1998 were The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica, You're Still The One by Shania Twain, My Way by Usher in US and No Matter What by Boyzone, Viva Forever by The Spice Girls, Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya in UK.


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