Friday 9 January 1998
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Brent Rivera and Kerris Dorsey.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John.
In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits.
Fallen, directed by Gregory Hoblit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Then Came Heaven by LaVyrle Spencer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Seija no koushin.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series or Deadlock II: Shrine Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 9 January 1998 ?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
Famous Birthdays:09 January
- Charito Solis: Filipino actress (Born 1935).
- Hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky best NHL player ever
- Decapitated head of Danish Little Mermaid is returned.
- Anatoly Karpov defeats Viswanathan Anand to retain chess title.
- Boston Red Sox player Mo Vaughn pleads not guilty to drunken driving.
- Anatoly Solovyov and Pavel Vinogradov spacewalk record 3 hours 8 minutes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1998 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- Puff Daddy - It's All About The Benjamin's
- Janet - Together Again
- LSG - My Body
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- Mase - Feel So Good
- Boyz II Men - A Song For Mama
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
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Sport Games on 9 January 1998
- Charlotte Hornets - Vancouver Grizzlies : 98 - 90
- Chicago Bulls - New York Knicks : 90 - 89
- Golden State Warriors - Detroit Pistons : 72 - 101
- Los Angeles Lakers - Los Angeles Clippers : 125 - 115
Division 2Football (France)
- Martigues - Lorient : 0 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Tranmere - West Brom : 0 - 0
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Salgueiros - Porto : 1 - 3
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?