Friday August 07, 1998
US date format: 8/7/1998, UK date format: 7/8/1998
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 7, 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 Chandler Wilson .
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 Blue's Clues: Blue's Birthday Adventure or Dominant Species.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 07, 1998?
- 1998 U.S. embassy bombings: The bombings of the United States embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya, kill 224 people and injure over 4,500; they are linked to terrorist Osama bin Laden, an exile of Saudi Arabia.
- Yangtze River Floods: In China the Yangtze river breaks through the main bank; before this, from August 1–5, peripheral levees collapsed consecutively in Jiayu County Baizhou Bay. The death toll exceeds 12,000, with many thousands more injured.
- Chandler Wilson: YouTube Star.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 07, 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 07, 1998
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- FC Koln - Unterhaching : 0 - 1
- Stuttgarter K - Oberhausen : 2 - 0
- Uerdingen - F Koln : 1 - 2
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Le Havre - Metz : 0 - 0
- Lorient - Monaco : 1 - 2
Futbol Ligi 1Football (Turkey)
- Dardanelspor - Fenerbahce : 0 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 07If August 07, 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?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $65.06
- Apple AAPL: opens at $37.19
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $107.44
- General Electric GE: opens at $89.94
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $131.75
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 07, 1998?
On August 07, 1998 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is August 07, 1998?
On August 07, 1998 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 07, 1998?
On August 07, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 07, 1998?
On August 07, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 07, 1998?
On August 07, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 07, 1998?
On August 07, 1998 several famous people were born including, Chandler Wilson.
What was the number one song in August 07, 1998?
The number one song in the week of August 07, 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 07, 1998?
The top hits on August 07, 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.