Friday May 08, 1998: on this day

May 08, 1998 was the 128th day of the year 1998, under the sign of Taurus and the day of the week was Friday.

Is May 08, 1998 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on May 08, 1998, who was born and died on May 08, 1998, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 08, 1998, which were the most popular songs (ex. Too Close by Next), movies (e.g. Godzilla, directed by Roland Emmerich), TV series (e.g. Open House) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 8th, 1998 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was May 08, 1998?


May 08, 1998 was a Friday and it was the 128th day of the year 1998 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 08, 1998 can also be written as 5/8/1998 in the US and as 8/5/1998 in UK and Europe.

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May 08, 1998: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 08, 1998:

  • Cbs telecasts ''the wizard of oz'' for the last time. beginning in 1999, ''the wizard of oz'' will be shown on cable, and in 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 it will be telecast by the wb television network in addition to its cable showings.
  • India conducts 3 underground nuclear tests in pokhran, including 1 thermonuclear device.
  • The first euro coins are minted in pessac, france. because the final specifications for the coins were not finished in 1998, they will have to be melted and minted again in 1999.

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May 08, 1998: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on May 08, 1998:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $73.19
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $30.06
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $81.87
  • General Electric GE: opens at $82.50
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $116.94

May 08, 1998: What were the main match results that day?

NBA - American Basketball

  • Chicago Bulls - Charlotte Hornets : 103 - 89
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Los Angeles Lakers : 103 - 119

Bundesliga 2 - Football (Germany)

  • CZ Jena - St Pauli : 1 - 1
  • Freiburg - Zwickau : 1 - 3
  • Stuttgarter K - Wattenscheid : 2 - 0

Division 2 - Football (France)

  • Amiens - Caen : 1 - 1
  • Gueugnon - Laval : 2 - 1
  • Le Mans - Louhans-Cuis. : 1 - 0
  • Lille - St Etienne : 2 - 1
  • Lorient - Toulon : 1 - 3

Liga I - Football (Portugal)

  • Sp Lisbon - Belenenses : 1 - 0
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May 08, 1998: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 8th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 08, 1998: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 08, 1998 is Tiger and the associated element is Earth.

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Discover the planets positions on May 8th, 1998 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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May 08, 1998: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 08, 1998 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 08, 1998 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 08, 1998 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 95% full, rising at 05:16 pm and setting at 05:01 am.

The previous full moon was on Apr 11, 1998 while the next full moon would come on May 11, 1998.

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Who was born on May 08, 1998?


Famous people born on May 08, 1998:

  • Johannes Eggestein

    German professional footballer[40].

  • Jack LaBrant

    Vine star.

  • Er Charlie cani pollo

Whose famous birthday is on May 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 8th:

  • Enrique Iglesias
    Enrique Iglesias

    Spanish singer, son of julio iglesias, famed heartthrob, but appealing to the next generation.

  • Don Rickles
    Don Rickles

    Don rickles was a legendary comedian known for his insult comedy and quick wit, earning him the nickname 'mr.

  • Melissa Gilbert
    Melissa Gilbert

    Melissa gilbert is an american tv actress best known for her role as laura ingalls wilder on the tv show little house on the prairie.

  • Gary Glitter
    Gary Glitter

    Gary glitter is a british rock singer known for his glam rock hits in the 1970s, including 'rock and roll (part 2).

  • Nora Arnezeder
    Nora Arnezeder

    French singer and actress, born to a catholic father and an austrian mother and a jewish egyptian mother.

  • David Attenborough
    David Attenborough

    Naturalist and broadcaster in english.

  • Lex Barker
    Lex Barker

    American actor, best known for his portrayal of tarzan of the apes as well as leading characters in karl may's novels.

  • Christina Cole
    Christina Cole

    English actress.

  • James Mitchum
    James Mitchum

    Robert mitchum's elder son is an american actor and family star.

  • Salome Jens
    Salome Jens

    Milwaukee actor.

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May 08, 1998: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 25 years 11 months old,

or 311 months and 15 days old,

or 1354 weeks and 4 days old,

or 9482 days old,

if you were born on May 08, 1998.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old,

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 08, 1998?

There are 15 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday May 8th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 08, 1998?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on May 08, 1998.

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May 08, 1998: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 08, 1998:

  • Jennings Randolph

    American politician known for his service in the U.S.

  • Charles Rebozo

    American banker and businessman (b. 1912).

  • Johannes Kotkas

    Estonian wrestler and hammer thrower (d. 1998).

  • Bebe Rebozo

    American banker and watergate figure (born in 1912).

  • Pierre-Laurent Brenot
  • Poty Lazzarotto
  • Jacques Dumesnil

What famous deaths happened on May 8th?

Famous deaths on May 8th:

  • Dirk Bogarde
    Dirk Bogarde

    He was a british actor and a skilled craftsman.

  • George Peppard
    George Peppard

    American actor and tv series star who appeared in 25 films.

  • Barbara Payton
    Barbara Payton

    American actress, onscreen since 1940.

  • Jeanne Cooper
    Jeanne Cooper

    Minneapolis, minnesota -- actress (kay young and restless).

  • Dennis Waterman
    Dennis Waterman

    English actor and singer (b. 1948).

  • Richard Derr
    Richard Derr

    Actor in "when worlds collide", dies from cancer at 74.

  • Luceil LeSueur

    Academy Award-winning actress known for her versatile performances in classic films.

  • Maurice Sendak

    Maurice Sendak was an American author and illustrator best known for his children's books, including the classic 'Where the Wild Things...

  • Celedonio Romero

    Renowned Spanish guitarist and member of the famous guitar quartet, The Romeros.

  • Jing Yong

    Renowned Chinese novelist known for his wuxia novels.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on May 8th

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May 08, 1998: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on May 08, 1998:

  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
  • World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

Observances on May 08, 1998:

  • Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War

Saints celebrated on May 08, 1998:

  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Saint Ida of Nivelles
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May 08, 1998: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 08, 1998 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 4th and May 10th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


May 08, 1998: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 08, 1998 was Too Close by Next, according to the music chart for the week May 4th and May 10th.

May 08, 1998: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 08, 1998 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 4th and May 10th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Too Close youtube
  2. - My All youtube
  3. - You're Still The One
  4. - Everybody (Backstreet's Back)
  5. - Truly Madly Deeply youtube

May 08, 1998: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on May 08, 1998 was Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints, according to the music chart for the week May 4th and May 10th.

May 08, 1998: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on May 08, 1998 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 4th and May 10th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade
  2. - Feel It
  3. - All That I Need
  4. - Turn Back Time
  5. - Last Thing On My Mind

May 08, 1998: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 08, 1998 was Too Close by Next, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 4th and May 10th.

May 08, 1998: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 08, 1998 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 4th and May 10th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Too Close youtube
  2. - It's All About Me
  3. - Let's Ride
  4. - My All/Breakdown
  5. - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You

May 08, 1998: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on May 08, 1998 was Una Fan Enamorada by Servando y Florentino, according to the Latin music chart for the week May 4th and May 10th.

May 08, 1998: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on May 08, 1998 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week May 4th and May 10th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Una Fan Enamorada
  2. - Suavemente
  3. - No Se Olvidar
  4. - Asi Fue
  5. - The Cup Of Life (The Official Song Of The World Cup, France '98)

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May 08, 1998: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 08, 1998 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Godzilla

Godzilla

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

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

Country: United States of America

The General

The General

Release year: 1998

Directed by: John Boorman

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

Velvet Goldmine

Velvet Goldmine

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Todd Haynes

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

The Impostors

The Impostors

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Stanley Tucci

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

Illuminata

Illuminata

Release year: 1998

Directed by: John Turturro

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

May 08, 1998: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 08, 1998 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Open House

Open House

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Flashback

Flashback

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Push

Push

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

Release year: 1998

Written by:

Directed by: Hirokazu Yamada

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

Country: Japan

May 08, 1998: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on May 08, 1998 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Amazing Grace by Kathleen Norris

Amazing Grace

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Kathleen Norris struggled with her return to Christianity after so many years. She found that the language of Christianity was what most separated her from her faith.

A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler

A Patchwork Planet

By:

This is Anne Tyler's fourteenth novel, and one of her most beloved. It tells the story about a loving loser trying to make his life right.

Message In A Bottle by Nicholas Sparks

Message In A Bottle

By:

Theresa Osborne, a divorcee and disillusioned in her relationships, is out jogging when she spots a bottle at the beach. The bottle contains a love letter and longing letter to Catherine, signed simply by Garrett.

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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Angela's Ashes, Frank McCourt's bestselling memoir about his childhood in Ireland, is a Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 New York Times Bestseller.

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

Cold Mountain

By:

Charles Frazier's debut novel Cold Mountain, published in 1997, made publishing history. It reached the top of The New York Times bestseller list for sixty-one consecutive weeks. It also won many literary awards including the National Book Award. The book …

May 08, 1998: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 08, 1998 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Air Boarder 64

Air Boarder 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Human Entertainment; EU GMI

Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now

Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Sales Curve Interactive

Digital Monster Ver. S: Digimon Tamers

Digital Monster Ver. S: Digimon Tamers

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Bandai

Dragon Warrior Monsters

Dragon Warrior Monsters

Platform: Game Boy Color, mobile phones, PlayStation, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Enix; NA / EU Eidos Interactive

The Fifth Element

The Fifth Element

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Android

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Activision; EU Sony Computer Entertainment; EU Ubi Soft Entertainment (PC)

history

Who was the US President on May 08, 1998?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 08, 1998?

On May 08, 1998 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about May 8th?

May 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 8th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2019 lahore bombing: at least 11 people are killed in a blast near the data darbar sufi shrine, lahore (pakistan), which is located at the 11th century. half of these were police officers.
  • 2018 - Colombian conflict: the colombian war crimes tribunal begins investigating atrocities committed during the 1960s war.
  • 2017 - Spirit airlines cancels 11 flights from fort lauderdale-hollywood international airport and delays 30 others due to a dispute with its pilots. (as talks take place between the airline's union, air line pilots association international). three people are taken into custody after protests broke out.

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history

What happened in 1998?

1998 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Freak, opens at Cort Theater, New York City
  • 80th PGA Championship at Sahalee Country Club - Seattle, Washington
  • State Farm Rail Golf Classic

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What was the calendar for May 1998?

May 1998 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how May 1998 calendar looked like.

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