Tuesday May 05, 1998

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

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 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 Carly Manning . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Too Close by Next. In UK Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. The General, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brigandine or Airline Tycoon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1998, at May 05 across the years or at May 1998 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 05, 1998?


Holidays

  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
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Movies

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The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

Country: United States of America

Happiness

Happiness

Directed by: Todd Solondz

Starring: Jane Adams, Jon Lovitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dylan Baker

Dark City

Dark City

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt

Country: United States of America

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Michael Lee Gogin

Country: United States of America

I Stand Alone

I Stand Alone

Directed by: Gaspar Noé

Starring: Philippe Nahon, Blandine Lenoir, Frankie Pain, Martine Audrain

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 05, 1998?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Too Closeyoutube
  2. - My Allyoutube
  3. - You're Still The One
  4. - Everybody (Backstreet's Back)
  5. - Truly Madly Deeplyyoutube

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Too Closeyoutube
  2. - It's All About Me
  3. - Let's Ride
  4. - My All/Breakdown
  5. - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Una Fan Enamorada
  2. - Suavemente
  3. - No Se Olvidar
  4. - Asi Fue
  5. - The Cup Of Life (The Official Song Of The World Cup, France '98)
Sport Games on May 05, 1998

Sport Games on May 05, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • New York Knicks - Indiana Pacers : 83 - 93
  • San Antonio Spurs - Utah Jazz : 82 - 83
See all Basketball game results of May 05, 1998

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Beauvais - Lille : 2 - 1
  • Caen - Gueugnon : 4 - 0
  • Laval - Valence : 2 - 2
  • Louhans-Cuis. - Nimes : 2 - 0
  • Nancy - Le Mans : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of May 05, 1998

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Crystal Palace - West Ham : 3 - 3
See all Football game results of May 05, 1998

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

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Directed by: Hirokazu Yamada

Starring: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Kevin Seymour, Steve Blum

Country: Japan

Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Lost in Space

Lost in Space

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Push

Push

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Gardish

Gardish

Directed by: Priyadarshan

How old am I?

If May 05, 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 May 1998?

Books

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Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

Cold Mountain

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In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to …

Swimming To Catalina by Stuart Woods

Swimming To Catalina

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Stone Barrington thought he'd heard the last of former girlfriend Arrington after she left him to marry Vance Calder, Hollywood's hottest star. The last thing Stone expected was a desperate call from Calder.

An Instance Of The Fingerpost by Iain Pears

An Instance Of The Fingerpost

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A national bestseller and one of the New York Public Library's Books to Remember, An Instance of the Fingerpost is a thrilling historical mystery from Iain Pears."It

Consilience by Edward O. Wilson

Consilience

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An enormous intellectual adventure. In this groundbreaking new book, the American biologist Edward O. Wilson, considered to be one of the world's greatest living scientists, argues for the fundamental unity of

Pandora by Anne Rice

Pandora

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Anne Rice, creator of the Vampire Lestat, the Mayfair witches and the amazing worlds they inhabit, now gives us the first in a new series of novels linked together by the fledgling vampire David Talbot, who has set out to …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Brigandine

Brigandine

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Hearty Robin; NA Atlus; JP Hearty Robin (Grand Edition)

Grendel's Cave

Grendel's Cave

Platform: Web

Genre: Real-time Adventure

ESP Ra.De.

ESP Ra.De.

Platform: Arcade, i-mode, EzWeb, Yahoo Mobile

Genre: Manic shooter

Publisher: Atlus

Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes

Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes

Platform: Arcade Dreamcast PlayStation PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom Virgin Interactive

Airline Tycoon

Airline Tycoon

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, MorphOS, Linux, ZETA, iOS, Android

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Infogrames: Original Monte Cristo: First Class, Evolution Spellbound: Deluxe for Windows RuneSoft: Deluxe for Linux, Mac OS X, ZETA, iOS, Android

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $74.12
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $29.25
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $87.62
  • General Electric GE: opens at $84.62
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $116.69

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 05, 1998?

On May 05, 1998 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is May 05, 1998?

On May 05, 1998 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 05, 1998?

On May 05, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 05, 1998?

On May 05, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 05, 1998?

On May 05, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 05, 1998?

On May 05, 1998 several famous people were born including, Carly Manning.

What was the number one song in May 05, 1998?

The number one song in the week of May 05, 1998 was Too Close by Next in US and Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints in UK.

What were the top hits on May 05, 1998?

The top hits on May 05, 1998 were Too Close by Next, My All by Mariah Carey, You're Still The One by Shania Twain in US and Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints, Feel It by The Tamperer featuring Maya, All That I Need by Boyzone in UK.


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