Monday January 12, 1998

US date format: 1/12/1998, UK date format: 12/1/1998

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 12, 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 Nathan Gamble . In that special week of January people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Pi, directed by Darren Aronofsky, 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 Dawson's Creek. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armed Police Batrider or C3 Racing / Max Power Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1998, at January 12 across the years or at January 1998 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 12, 1998?


Holidays

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day

Events

  • Nineteen European nations agree to forbid human cloning.

Famous Birthday

Movies

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Pi

Pi

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, Pamela Hart

Country: United States of America

Ringu

Ringu

Directed by: Hideo Nakata

Starring: Nanako Matsushima, Miki Nakatani, Yûko Takeuchi, Hitomi Satô

Smoke Signals

Smoke Signals

Directed by: Chris Eyre

Starring: Adam Beach, Evan Adams, Irene Bedard, Gary Farmer

Fallen

Fallen

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz

Country: United States of America

Zero Effect

Zero Effect

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

Starring: Bill Pullman, Ben Stiller, Ryan O'Neal, Kim Dickens

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 12, 1998?
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Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - En El Jardin
  2. - A Pesar De Todos
  3. - Si Tu Supieras
  4. - Contigo (Estar Contigo)
  5. - Te Sigo Amando
Sport Games on January 12, 1998

Sport Games on January 12, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Utah Jazz : 99 - 106
  • Golden State Warriors - Minnesota Timberwolves : 87 - 103
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Milwaukee Bucks : 95 - 110
  • New Jersey Nets - Toronto Raptors : 108 - 100
  • Phoenix Suns - Sacramento Kings : 90 - 96
See all Basketball game results of January 12, 1998

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Valencia - Mallorca : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of January 12, 1998

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • St Johnstone - Hearts : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of January 12, 1998

Ethniki Katigoria

Football (Greece)
  • Xanthi - AEK : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of January 12, 1998

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

Directed by: Steve Miner

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Directed by: Ken Scott

Stella Street

Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

Robot Wars

Robot Wars

Directed by: William L. Stewart

Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Directed by: Mick Garris

Days to next January 12

If January 12, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 10 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Then Came Heaven by LaVyrle Spencer

Then Came Heaven

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A grief-stricken widower learns to open his heart again in this touching and emotionally charged novel from New York Times bestselling author LaVyrle Spencer… A man of unshakable faith, Eddie Olczak

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

Cold Mountain

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In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to …

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

Another City, Not My Own by Dominick Dunne

Another City, Not My Own

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Gus Bailey, journalist to high society, knows the sordid secrets of the very rich. Now he turns his penetrating gaze to a courtroom in Los Angeles, witnessing the trial of the

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Billiard Academy Real Break

Billiard Academy Real Break

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Nakanihon

Gauntlet Legends

Gauntlet Legends

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Dreamcast

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Atari Games Midway Games (home versions)

Armed Police Batrider

Armed Police Batrider

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Manic shooter

Publisher: Eighting

C3 Racing / Max Power Racing

C3 Racing / Max Power Racing

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Infogrames

California Speed

California Speed

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midway Games

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $56.75
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $17.44
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $124.62
  • General Electric GE: opens at $70.50
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $98.25

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 12, 1998?

On January 12, 1998 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is January 12, 1998?

On January 12, 1998 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 12, 1998?

On January 12, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 12, 1998?

On January 12, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 12, 1998?

On January 12, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 12, 1998?

On January 12, 1998 several famous people were born including, Nathan Gamble.

What was the number one song in January 12, 1998?

The number one song in the week of January 12, 1998 was Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden in US and Never Ever by All Saints in UK.

What were the top hits on January 12, 1998?

The top hits on January 12, 1998 were Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden, Together Again by Janet, Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John in US and Never Ever by All Saints, Perfect Day by Various Artists, Too Much by The Spice Girls in UK.


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