Tuesday December 08, 1998

US date format: 12/8/1998, UK date format: 8/12/1998

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Tanner Buchanan . In that special week of December people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Mighty Joe Young, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while All Through The Night by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grafters. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Grendel's Cave or Descent: FreeSpace – The Great War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
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Events

  • Eighty-one people are killed by armed groups in Algeria.
  • The Australian Cricket Board's cover-up of Shane Warne and Mark Waugh's involvement with bookmakers is revealed.
  • Tadjena massacre in Algeria: 81 villagers are killed.

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Movies

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Mighty Joe Young

Mighty Joe Young

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Bill Paxton, Charlize Theron, Rade Serbedzija, Peter Firth

Bimboland

Bimboland

Directed by: Ariel Zeitoun

Starring: Judith Godrèche, Aure Atika, Gérard Depardieu, Sophie Forte

The Prince of Egypt

The Prince of Egypt

Directed by: Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon Wells

Starring: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock

Country: United States of America

Stepmom

Stepmom

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris, Jena Malone

You've Got Mail

You've Got Mail

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Parker Posey

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on December 08, 1998

Sport Games on December 08, 1998


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • M'gladbach - Werder Bremen : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of December 08, 1998

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Crewe - West Brom : 1 - 1
  • Crystal Palace - Tranmere : 1 - 1
  • Raith Rvs - Hamilton : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of December 08, 1998

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • York - Lincoln : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of December 08, 1998

TV Series

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Grafters

Grafters

Directed by: Nicholas J. DeMicco

The Life of Birds

The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Brimstone

Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

Sfide

Sfide

Days to next December 08

If December 08, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 9 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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All Through The Night by Mary Higgins Clark

All Through The Night

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Mary Higgins Clark, the Queen of Suspense, celebrates the season with this Christmas classic featuring two of her most beloved characters.

The Ghost by Danielle Steel

The Ghost

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With a wife he loves and an exciting London-based career, architect Charles Waterston's life seems in perfect balance. Nothing in his comfortable existence prepares him for the sudden end to his ten-year marriage—or his unwanted transfer to his firm's New …

A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe

A Man in Full

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The setting is Atlanta, Georgia — a racially mixed, late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth and wily politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta conglomerate king whose outsize ego has at last …

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

Mirror Image by Danielle Steel

Mirror Image

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To look at one was to see the other. For family, even the girls' own father, it was a constant guessing game.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bomberman Fantasy Race

Bomberman Fantasy Race

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; EU Virgin Interactive

Centre Court Tennis

Centre Court Tennis

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; EU BigBen Interactive

Grendel's Cave

Grendel's Cave

Platform: Web

Genre: Real-time Adventure

Godzilla Trading Battle

Godzilla Trading Battle

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: Toho

Descent: FreeSpace – The Great War

Descent: FreeSpace – The Great War

Platform: Microsoft Windows, WarpOS, Amiga OS

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment Haage & Partner (Amiga version)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $72.75
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $33.94
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $132.88
  • General Electric GE: opens at $89.87
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $168.19

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 08, 1998?

On December 08, 1998 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is December 08, 1998?

On December 08, 1998 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 08, 1998?

On December 08, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 08, 1998?

On December 08, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 08, 1998?

On December 08, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 08, 1998?

On December 08, 1998 several famous people were born including, Tanner Buchanan.

Which famous people died on December 08, 1998?

Famous people died on December 08, 1998 include, Michael Craze.

What was the number one song in December 08, 1998?

The number one song in the week of December 08, 1998 was I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly in US and Believe by Cher in UK.

What were the top hits on December 08, 1998?

The top hits on December 08, 1998 were I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly, Nobody's Supposed To Be Here by Deborah Cox, Lately by Divine in US and Believe by Cher, I Love The Way You Love Me by Boyzone, Heartbeat / Tragedy by Steps in UK.


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