Thursday October 08, 1998
US date format: 10/8/1998, UK date format: 8/10/1998
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Charisma Kain and Angelina Galvis.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica.
In UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits.
Show Me Love, directed by Lukas Moodysson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Tell Me Your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Life of Birds.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Disney's Mulan or Ankh: The Tales of Mystery.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 08, 1998?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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- The House of Representatives authorizes an impeachment inquiry into President Bill Clinton.
- Oslo's Gardermoen airport opens after the close down of Fornebu airport.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 08, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Monica - The First Night
- Gerald Levert - Thinkin' Bout It
- Dru Hill Featuring Redman - How Deep Is Your Love
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Divine - Lately
- Next - I Still Love You
- Mya Featuring Silkk The Shocker - Movin' On
- Tamia - So Into You
- Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
- Montell Jordan - I Can Do That
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