Friday December 04, 1998

US date format: 12/4/1998, UK date format: 4/12/1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Angel Rice . In that special week of December people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. The Prince of Egypt, directed by Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon Wells, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grafters. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV or CyberStorm 2: Corporate Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 04, 1998?


Holidays

  • Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
  • R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
  • Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
  • International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
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Events

  • The Unity Module, the second module of the International Space Station, is launched.
  • The Space Shuttle Endeavour launches the first American component to the International Space Station, the 25,600 lb Unity module on STS-88. It docks with Zarya two days later.

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Movies

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The Prince of Egypt

The Prince of Egypt

Directed by: Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon Wells

Starring: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock

Country: United States of America

Stepmom

Stepmom

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris, Jena Malone

You've Got Mail

You've Got Mail

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Parker Posey

Country: United States of America

Outside Ozona

Outside Ozona

Directed by: J.S. Cardone

Starring: Robert Forster, Kevin Pollak, Sherilyn Fenn, David Paymer

A Murder of Crows

A Murder of Crows

Directed by: Rowdy Herrington

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Tom Berenger, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Eric Stoltz

Sport Games on December 04, 1998

Sport Games on December 04, 1998


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Westerlo - Club Brugge : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of December 04, 1998

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Bayern Munich : 2 - 2
  • Nurnberg - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of December 04, 1998

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • F Koln - Gutersloh : 3 - 2
  • Karlsruhe - Unterhaching : 1 - 0
  • Uerdingen - Cottbus : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of December 04, 1998

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Lens - Strasbourg : 3 - 0
  • Metz - Rennes : 0 - 0
  • Montpellier - Le Havre : 2 - 0
  • Nantes - Bastia : 2 - 0
  • Paris SG - Toulouse : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of December 04, 1998

TV Series

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Grafters

Grafters

Directed by: Nicholas J. DeMicco

The Life of Birds

The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Brimstone

Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

Camila

Camila

Directed by: María Luisa Bemberg

Days to next December 04

If December 04, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 9 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible

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The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959.

A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe

A Man in Full

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The setting is Atlanta, Georgia — a racially mixed, late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth and wily politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta conglomerate king whose outsize ego has at last …

The Locket by Richard Paul Evans

The Locket

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After the death of his mother, Michael Keddington finds employment at the Arcadia nursing home where he befriends Esther, a reclusive but beautiful elderly woman who lives in mourning for her

Dave Barry Turns 50 by Dave Barry

Dave Barry Turns 50

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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist comes a celebration of the aging process. Not just Dave's, but that of the whole Baby Boom Generation--those millions of us who set a standard for

The Hammer Of Eden by Ken Follett

The Hammer Of Eden

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The FBI doesn’t believe it. The Governor wants the problem to disappear. But agent Judy Maddox knows the threat is real: An extreme group of eco-terrorists

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV

Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Koei

CyberStorm 2: Corporate Wars

CyberStorm 2: Corporate Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based tactics, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Defender/Joust

Defender/Joust

Platform: Game Boy Color

Publisher: Midway

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

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $71.19
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $34.31
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $124.94
  • General Electric GE: opens at $89.06
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $164.63

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