Monday 4 May 1998
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Taylar Hender .
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Too Close by Next.
In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits.
Deep Impact, directed by Mimi Leder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Micallef Program.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Quest or Grand Prix Legends.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1998 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Astronaut Buzz Aldrin and Buzz Lightyear attend the re-opening of the Moonliner attraction in Disneyland, California. The original Moonliner was removed in 1966.
- A federal judge in Sacramento, California, gives ''Unabomber'' Theodore Kaczynski four life sentences plus 30 years after Kaczynski accepts a plea agreement sparing him from the death penalty.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1998 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Next - Too Close
- Mariah Carey - My All
- Shania Twain - You're Still The One
- The Backstreet Boys - Everybody (Backstreet's Back)
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- Public Announcement - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
- Montell Jordan - Let's Ride
- K-Ci & JoJo - All My Life
- Madonna - Frozen
- Busta Rhymes - Turn It Up (Remix)/Fire It Up'
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Sport Games on 4 May 1998
- Los Angeles Lakers - Seattle SuperSonics : 92 - 106
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Zwickau - Nurnberg : 2 - 3
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Real Madrid - Zaragoza : 0 - 2
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Man United - Leeds : 3 - 0
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