Wednesday July 08, 1998
US date format: 7/8/1998, UK date format: 8/7/1998
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Jaden Smith .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica.
In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits.
Saving Private Ryan, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Titan by Ron Chernow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Get Real.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid or Getter Love!!: Chō Renai Party Game Tanjō.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 08, 1998?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Jaden Smith: American actor.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 08, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
- Jon B - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
- Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha - Make It Hot
- Next - Too Close
- Usher - My Way
- Big Punisher Featuring Joe - Still Not A Player
- Janet Featuring BLACKstreet - I Get Lonely
- Pras Michel Feat. Ol' Dirty Bastard & Introducing Mya - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
- Mariah Carey - My All/Breakdown
- Mya & Sisqo - It's All About Me
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 08If July 08, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 2 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 20 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in July 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 $72.75
- Apple AAPL: opens at $30.75
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $108.12
- General Electric GE: opens at $93.00
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $113.75