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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • The House of Representatives authorizes an impeachment inquiry into President Bill Clinton.
  • Oslo's Gardermoen airport opens after the close down of Fornebu airport.

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Movies

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Show Me Love

Show Me Love

Directed by: Lukas Moodysson

Starring: Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecka Liljeberg, Erica Carlson, Mathias Rust

Hero Hindustani

Hero Hindustani

Directed by: Aziz Sejawal

Starring: Arshad Warsi, Namrata Shirodkar, Kader Khan, Paresh Rawal

Life in the Fast Lane

Life in the Fast Lane

Directed by: Eleanor Gaver

Starring: Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, Téa Leoni, Patrick Dempsey

Butter

Butter

Directed by: Peter Gathings Bunche

Starring: Shemar Moore, Nia Long, Ernie Hudson, Donnie Wahlberg

Tokyo Rampage

Tokyo Rampage

Directed by: Toshiaki Toyoda

Starring: Chihara Junia, Onimaru, Akaji Maro, Rin Ozawa

TV Series

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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

Camila

Camila

Directed by: María Luisa Bemberg

Change of Heart

Change of Heart

Directed by: Stephen Bridgewater

Days to next October 08

If October 08, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 11 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Tell Me Your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon

Tell Me Your Dreams

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Computer whiz Ashley Patterson is convinced she is being stalked. Coworker Toni Prescott has a penchant for Internet dating and little time for anyone else. And Alette Peters prefers quiet weekends in the arms of a beefcake artist.

The Loop by Nicholas Evans

The Loop

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From the author of The Horse Whisperer comes the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, an extraordinary new novel of love, family, and man's struggle with the wild.A

Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

Summer Sisters

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard’s world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend.

Birds Of America by Lorrie Moore

Birds Of America

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A New York Times Book of the Year A National Book Critics Circle Award FinalistWinner of the Salon Book AwardA Village Voice Book of the YearBirds of America is the celebrated

Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding

Bridget Jones's Diary

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The iconic #1 bestseller by Helen Fielding; Bridget Jones is now the inspiration for the September 2016 Working Title film release of Bridget Jones's Baby, starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey and Emma Thompson.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Disney's Mulan

Disney's Mulan

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

Blazing Star

Blazing Star

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, iOS, Android

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: SNK

CarnEvil

CarnEvil

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun rail shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

Ankh: The Tales of Mystery

Ankh: The Tales of Mystery

Platform: Acorn RISC

Genre: Third-person adventure

Publisher: Acorn Computer Enterprises, Koala Soft, R-Comp Interactive

BattleTanx

BattleTanx

Platform: Nintendo 64 Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: 3DO

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $73.25
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $31.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $90.56
  • General Electric GE: opens at $73.06
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $120.75

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