Wednesday October 07, 1998
US date format: 10/7/1998, UK date format: 7/10/1998
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Dominic Larovere and Josh Levi.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica.
In UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits.
Show Me Love, directed by Lukas Moodysson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Tell Me Your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Life of Birds.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baldur's Gate or Animaniacs: Ten Pin Alley.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 07, 1998?
- The United States Congress passes the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act, which gives copyright holders 20 more years of copyright privilege on work they control. This effectively freezes the public domain to works created before 1923 in the United States.
- The Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin attraction opens in the Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World in Florida.
- Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming, is found tied to a fence after being savagely beaten by two young adults in Laramie, Wyoming.
- Arnold Jacobs: American tuba player a.k.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 07, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Monica - The First Night
- Gerald Levert - Thinkin' Bout It
- Dru Hill Featuring Redman - How Deep Is Your Love
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Divine - Lately
- Next - I Still Love You
- Mya Featuring Silkk The Shocker - Movin' On
- Tamia - So Into You
- Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
- Montell Jordan - I Can Do That
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 07If October 07, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 11 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 14 days.
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 $75.75
- Apple AAPL: opens at $32.38
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $97.37
- General Electric GE: opens at $74.62
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $119.50