Thursday May 07, 1998

US date format: 5/7/1998, UK date format: 7/5/1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Natalie Ganzhorn and Jesse Puljujärvi. 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 Bomberman Hero or Armed Police Batrider.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
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Events

  • Mercedes-Benz buys Chrysler for $40 billion USD and forms DaimlerChrysler in the largest industrial merger in history.

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Movies

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The General

The General

Directed by: John Boorman

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

Velvet Goldmine

Velvet Goldmine

Directed by: Todd Haynes

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

The Impostors

The Impostors

Directed by: Stanley Tucci

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

Illuminata

Illuminata

Directed by: John Turturro

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

Godzilla

Godzilla

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

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

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 07, 1998?
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Top #10 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
  6. - All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly)
  7. - Turn It Up [Remix]/Fire It Up
  8. - A Rose Is Still A Rose
  9. - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
  10. - Money, Power & Respect
Sport Games on May 07, 1998

Sport Games on May 07, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • New York Knicks - Indiana Pacers : 77 - 85
  • San Antonio Spurs - Utah Jazz : 106 - 109
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TV Series

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Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Push

Push

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

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Directed by: Hirokazu Yamada

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

Country: Japan

Days to next May 07

If May 07, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 4 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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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?

Bomberman Hero

Bomberman Hero

Platform: Nintendo 64, Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA / PAL Nintendo

Dark Side of the Moon: A Sci-Fi Adventure

Dark Side of the Moon: A Sci-Fi Adventure

Platform: Windows 95/98

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

Colony Wars: Vengeance

Colony Wars: Vengeance

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Psygnosis

Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling

Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, PC, VC

Genre: Ten pin bowling

Publisher: THQ

Armed Police Batrider

Armed Police Batrider

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Manic shooter

Publisher: Eighting

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $74.19
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $30.56
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $86.19
  • General Electric GE: opens at $83.19
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $117.50

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 07, 1998?

On May 07, 1998 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is May 07, 1998?

On May 07, 1998 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 07, 1998?

On May 07, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 07, 1998?

On May 07, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 07, 1998?

On May 07, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 07, 1998?

On May 07, 1998 several famous people were born including, Natalie Ganzhorn, Jesse Puljujärvi.

What was the number one song in May 07, 1998?

The number one song in the week of May 07, 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 07, 1998?

The top hits on May 07, 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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