Saturday August 08, 1998
US date format: 8/8/1998, UK date format: 8/8/1998
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 8, 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 Shawn Mendes and Ronan Parke.
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 Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series or Blast Radius.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 08, 1998?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
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- Mahmoud Saremi: Iranian journalist.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 08, 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 08, 1998
Division 2Football (France)
- Gueugnon - Caen : 2 - 1
- Laval - Ajaccio : 2 - 1
- Le Mans - Beauvais : 1 - 1
- Lille - Guingamp : 1 - 2
- Nice - Chateauroux : 1 - 1
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Bastia - Montpellier : 2 - 2
- Bordeaux - Paris SG : 3 - 1
- Marseille - Nantes : 2 - 0
- Nancy - Sochaux : 1 - 1
- Rennes - Auxerre : 1 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - West Brom : 2 - 2
- Bradford - Stockport : 1 - 2
- Bristol City - Oxford : 2 - 2
- Bury - Huddersfield : 1 - 0
- Crystal Palace - Bolton : 2 - 2
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Bournemouth - Lincoln : 2 - 0
- Burnley - Bristol Rvs : 2 - 1
- Colchester - Chesterfield : 1 - 0
- Gillingham - Walsall : 0 - 1
- Macclesfield - Fulham : 0 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 08If August 08, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 1 month, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 18 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?