Wednesday May 06, 1998

US date format: 5/6/1998, UK date format: 6/5/1998

The day of the week was Wednesday, under the astrological sign of Taurus (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on May 6, 1998).

Famous birthdays on this day include Mateusz Hołownia and Claud Adjapong.

The number one song in US was Too Close by Next. Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints was #1 song in the UK.

Godzilla, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1998 while Message In A Bottle by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Open House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Flame Dragon Plus or Black Dahlia.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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May 06, 1998 Events

What happened on May 06, 1998?


Historical Events

  • Kerry Wood strikes out 20 Houston Astros to tie the major league record held by Roger Clemens. He threw a one-hitter and did not walk a batter in his 5th career start.

See also

What happened on May 06 in history? Find out the list of May 6th major events

What was 1998 famous for? Discover everything about 1998

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May 06, 1998 Famous Birthdays


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How old am I?

If May 06, 1998 is your birthday you are 24 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 06.

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May 06, 1998 Famous Deaths


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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Godzilla

Godzilla

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria

Country: United States of America

The General

The General

Release year: 1998

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Maria Doyle Kennedy

Velvet Goldmine

Velvet Goldmine

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Todd Haynes

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christian Bale, Toni Collette

The Impostors

The Impostors

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Stanley Tucci

Starring: Oliver Platt, Stanley Tucci, Walker Jones, Jessica Walling

Illuminata

Illuminata

Release year: 1998

Directed by: John Turturro

Starring: Leo Bassi, Henri Behar, Maurizio Benazzo, Fernando Bolles

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Music charts

What was the number one song on May 06, 1998? Which were the top hits on May 06, 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 songs in the UK

  1. - Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade
  2. - Feel It
  3. - All That I Need
  4. - Turn Back Time
  5. - Last Thing On My Mind

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 06, 1998

Sport Games on May 06, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Chicago Bulls : 78 - 76
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Seattle SuperSonics : 92 - 68
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La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Sevilla - Albacete : 2 - 0
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Liverpool - Arsenal : 4 - 0
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Open House

Open House

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Flashback

Flashback

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Push

Push

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

Release year: 1998

Written by:

Directed by: Hirokazu Yamada

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

Country: Japan

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Message In A Bottle by Nicholas Sparks

Message In A Bottle

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Theresa Osborne, a divorcee and disillusioned in her relationships, is out jogging when she spots a bottle at the beach. The bottle contains a love letter and longing letter to Catherine, signed simply by Garrett.

Swimming To Catalina by Stuart Woods

Swimming To Catalina

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Stone Barrington believed he had heard from Arrington, his ex-girlfriend after she divorced him to marry Vance Calder. Calder called Stone in a desperate attempt to get him out of his shell.

An Instance Of The Fingerpost by Iain Pears

An Instance Of The Fingerpost

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

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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Angela's Ashes, Frank McCourt's bestselling memoir about his childhood in Ireland, is a Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 New York Times Bestseller.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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In the early morning hours of May 2, 1981, shots rang out from Savannah's grandest mansion. Is it murder? Or self-defense? The shooting and its aftermath were heard throughout the hauntingly beautiful city of shaded squares and moss-hung oaks for …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Flame Dragon Plus

Flame Dragon Plus

Platform: DOS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Dynasty International Information

Black Dahlia

Black Dahlia

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie, Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Interplay

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations GOG Ltd

1080° Snowboarding

1080° Snowboarding

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

Blood II: The Chosen

Blood II: The Chosen

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $74.06
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $29.87
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $87.50
  • General Electric GE: opens at $83.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $118.00

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 06, 1998?

On May 06, 1998 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 06, 1998?

On May 06, 1998 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 06, 1998?

On May 06, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 06, 1998?

On May 06, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 06, 1998?

On May 06, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 06, 1998?

On May 06, 1998 several famous people were born including, Mateusz Hołownia, Claud Adjapong.

Which famous people died on May 06, 1998?

Famous people died on May 06, 1998 include, Chatichai Choonhavan, Juan Antonio García Díez, Erich Mende.

What was the number one song in May 06, 1998?

The number one song in the week of May 06, 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 06, 1998?

The top hits on May 06, 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.