Tuesday August 04, 1998

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

The day of the week was Tuesday, under the astrological sign of Leo (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on August 4, 1998).

Famous birthdays on this day include Lil Skies and Lottie Tomlinson.

The number one song in US was The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. No Matter What by Boyzone was #1 song in the UK.

Run Lola Run, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1998 while I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lam was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Any Day Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brave Fencer Musashi or Total Air War.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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August 04, 1998 Events

What happened on August 04, 1998?


Historical 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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What happened on August 04 in history? Find out the list of August 4th major events

What was 1998 famous for? Discover everything about 1998

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August 04, 1998 Famous Birthdays


Who was born on August 04, 1998?

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How old am I?

If August 04, 1998 is your birthday you are 24 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on August 04.

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August 04, 1998 Famous Deaths


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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

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

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

Country: United States of America

Blade

Blade

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

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

Country: United States of America

Dil Se..

Dil Se..

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Mani Ratnam

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

The Interview

The Interview

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Craig Monahan

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

Your Friends & Neighbors

Your Friends & Neighbors

Release year: 1998

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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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - The Boy Is Mineyoutube
  2. - You're Still The One
  3. - My Way
  4. - Adia
  5. - Make It Hot

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - No Matter What
  2. - Viva Forever
  3. - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
  4. - Music Sounds Better With You
  5. - Mysterious Times

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Friend Of Mine
  2. - Make It Hot
  3. - The Boy Is Mineyoutube
  4. - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
  5. - My Way

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Yo Naci Para Amarte
  2. - Rezo
  3. - Por Mujeres Como Tu
  4. - Aliviame
  5. - Tu Sonrisa
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

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Travis Fine

Perla

Perla

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Sergio Castilla

Get Real

Get Real

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Simon Shore

Saaya

Saaya

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

How old am I?

If August 04, 1998 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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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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I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lam

I Know This Much Is True

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Tragic events often strike close twins; Oprah's Book Club Pick for Summer 1998; 17th Selection Announced June 18, 1998.

The Eleventh Commandment by Jeffrey Archer

The Eleventh Commandment

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ELEVENTH COMMANDMENTJeffrey ArcherConnor has a remarkable resume. Military hero. Family man. Assassin and servant of his country. Just as he is about to end his 28-year-long career at the CIA

A Night Without Armor by Jewel Kilcher

A Night Without Armor

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Jewel, one of the most revered artists in pop music today, is more than just a music industry success with her debut record selling over 10 million copies.

Message In A Bottle by Nicholas Sparks

Message In A Bottle

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Theresa Osborne, a divorcee and disillusioned in her relationships, is out jogging when she spots a bottle at the beach. The bottle contains a love letter and longing letter to Catherine, signed simply by Garrett.

A Widow For One Year by John Irving

A Widow For One Year

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Ruth Cole is complex and often contradictory, making her a "difficult woman." Although she is not "nice", she is still a complex, self-contradictory character. What was it like to be Ruth?

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Brave Fencer Musashi

Brave Fencer Musashi

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: JP Square; NA Square Electronic Arts; JP Square Enix

Total Air War

Total Air War

Platform: Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Infogrames Entertainment, Atari

Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling

Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, PC, VC

Genre: Ten pin bowling

Publisher: THQ

Dungeon Master Nexus

Dungeon Master Nexus

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Victor Interactive Software

Clock Tower II: The Struggle Within

Clock Tower II: The Struggle Within

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Point-and-click adventure, survival horror

Publisher: NA Agetec; JP Human Entertainment

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Financial News

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  • 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, José Ángel Conchello, Youri Artioukhine (Юрий Петрович Артюхин).

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.