Wednesday August 05, 1998
US date format: 8/5/1998, UK date format: 5/8/1998
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 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 Mimi Keene and Kanon Suzuki.
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 Defender/Joust or Grand Prix Legends.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 05, 1998?
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- St. Afra and her companions
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- The United States tells the Democratic Republic of the Congo's neighbours to not get involved with the rebellion in the east of the country. (BBC)
- Korean Air Flight 8702 crashes near the airport due to bad weather, starting a fire. There were no fatalities but 25 people were injured.
- Otto Kretschmer: German U-boat commander (Born 1912).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 05, 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
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha - Make It Hot
- Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
- Jon B - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
- Usher - My Way
- Next - Too Close
- Big Punisher Featuring Joe - Still Not A Player
- Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
- Cam'Ron Featuring Mase - Horse & Carriage
- JD Featuring Jay-Z - Money Ain't A Thang
Sport Games on August 05, 1998
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Stranraer - St Mirren : 0 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 05If August 05, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 1 month, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 8 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in August 1998?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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- General Electric GE: opens at $85.94
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $127.00
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 05, 1998?
On August 05, 1998 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is August 05, 1998?
On August 05, 1998 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 05, 1998?
On August 05, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 05, 1998?
On August 05, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 05, 1998?
On August 05, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 05, 1998?
On August 05, 1998 several famous people were born including, Mimi Keene, Kanon Suzuki.
Which famous people died on August 05, 1998?
Famous people died on August 05, 1998 include, Otto Kretschmer.
What was the number one song in August 05, 1998?
The number one song in the week of August 05, 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 05, 1998?
The top hits on August 05, 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.