Friday 8 May 1998
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jack LaBrant .
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Too Close by Next.
In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits.
Deep Impact, directed by Mimi Leder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Talking to Heaven by James Van Praagh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Micallef Program.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Extreme-G 2 or Brave Fencer Musashi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1998 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Bebe Rebozo: American banker and Watergate figure (Born 1912).
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1998 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Next - Too Close
- Mariah Carey - My All
- Shania Twain - You're Still The One
- The Backstreet Boys - Everybody (Backstreet's Back)
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- Public Announcement - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
- Montell Jordan - Let's Ride
- K-Ci & JoJo - All My Life
- Madonna - Frozen
- Busta Rhymes - Turn It Up (Remix)/Fire It Up'
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Sport Games on 8 May 1998
- Chicago Bulls - Charlotte Hornets : 103 - 89
- Seattle SuperSonics - Los Angeles Lakers : 103 - 119
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- CZ Jena - St Pauli : 1 - 1
- Freiburg - Zwickau : 1 - 3
- Stuttgarter K - Wattenscheid : 2 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Amiens - Caen : 1 - 1
- Gueugnon - Laval : 2 - 1
- Le Mans - Louhans-Cuis. : 1 - 0
- Lille - St Etienne : 2 - 1
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Sp Lisbon - Belenenses : 1 - 0
Make this date unforgettable
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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