Saturday December 05, 1998

US date format: 12/5/1998, UK date format: 5/12/1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Conan Gray . 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 Cooking Fighter Hao or Get Medieval.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • D.C. United defeats Vasco da Gama 2–1 on aggregate to win the Interamerican Cup.

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  • Al Gore: American politician, an attractive...

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

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Sport Games on December 05, 1998

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Serie A

Italian Football
  • Fiorentina - Bologna : 1 - 0
  • Roma - Perugia : 5 - 1
  • Sampdoria - Parma : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of December 05, 1998

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Lommel : 1 - 1
  • Gent - Lokeren : 2 - 1
  • Mouscron - Germinal : 2 - 2
  • Oostende - Aalst : 4 - 1
See all Football game results of December 05, 1998

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Schalke 04 : 1 - 2
  • Leverkusen - Wolfsburg : 3 - 0
  • Stuttgart - Hamburg : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of December 05, 1998

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Ath Bilbao : 0 - 0
  • Espanol - Real Madrid : 0 - 0
  • La Coruna - Barcelona : 2 - 1
  • Mallorca - Betis : 1 - 0
  • Salamanca - Celta : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of December 05, 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 05

If December 05, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 9 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 10 days.
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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?

Dance Dance Revolution

Dance Dance Revolution

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Future Cop: LAPD

Future Cop: LAPD

Platform: PlayStation Windows Mac OS PlayStation Network

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Cooking Fighter Hao

Cooking Fighter Hao

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Nippon Ichi Software

Get Medieval

Get Medieval

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Monolith Productions

The Fifth Element

The Fifth Element

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Android

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Activision; EU Sony Computer Entertainment; EU Ubi Soft Entertainment (PC)


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