Monday August 10, 1998
US date format: 8/10/1998, UK date format: 10/8/1998
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 10, 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 Diptayan Ghosh .
In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica.
In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits.
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Any Day Now.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty or California Speed.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 10, 1998?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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- HRH Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah is proclaimed the crown prince of Brunei with a Royal Proclamation.
- Diptayan Ghosh: Indian chess player.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 10, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Boyzone - No Matter What
- The Spice Girls - Viva Forever
- Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
- Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You
- Sash! featuring Tina Cousins - Mysterious Times
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha - Make It Hot
- Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
- Monica - The First Night
- Jon B - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
- Usher - My Way
- Next - Too Close
- Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
- Big Punisher Featuring Joe - Still Not A Player
- Mase Featuring Puff Daddy - Lookin' At Me
Sport Games on August 10, 1998
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Bielefeld - Hannover : 0 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 10If August 10, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 1 month, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 22 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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