Thursday March 12, 1998

US date format: 3/12/1998, UK date format: 12/3/1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Conner Dennis and Jordan Jansen. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith. In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Ride, directed by Millicent Shelton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Rape Of Nanking by Iris Chang was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gardish. If you liked videogames you were probably playing C: The Contra Adventure or EV Override.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
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Events

  • Sound of Music, opens at Martin Beck Theater, New York City

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Movies

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Ride

Ride

Directed by: Millicent Shelton

Starring: Melissa De Sousa, John Witherspoon, Cedric the Entertainer, Malik Yoba

Primary Colors

Primary Colors

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Kathy Bates, Larry Hagman

Wild Things

Wild Things

Directed by: John McNaughton

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Neve Campbell, Matt Dillon, Denise Richards

Country: United States of America

Armstrong

Armstrong

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Kimberley Kates, Frank Zagarino, Charles Napier, Joe Lara

The Newton Boys

The Newton Boys

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawke, Skeet Ulrich, Vincent D'Onofrio

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NBA

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Dallas Mavericks : 97 - 104
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Miami Heat : 74 - 97
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Los Angeles Clippers : 108 - 85
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Portland Trail Blazers : 92 - 95
  • New Jersey Nets - Houston Rockets : 104 - 115
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La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Las Palmas : 0 - 2
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TV Series

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Gardish

Gardish

Directed by: Priyadarshan

Sparsh

Sparsh

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

Days to next March 12

If March 12, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 6 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Rape Of Nanking by Iris Chang

The Rape Of Nanking

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In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians and soldiers were systematically raped, tortured, and murdered—a death toll exceeding

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha

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A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

Black And Blue by Anna Quindlen

Black And Blue

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For eighteen years Fran Benedetto kept her secret, hid her bruises. She stayed with Bobby because she wanted her son to have a father, and because, in spite of everything, she loved him.

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 …

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty

Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Fuuki

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Bandai

C: The Contra Adventure

C: The Contra Adventure

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami of America

Half-Life series

Half-Life series

Platform: Windows OS X Linux Xbox Xbox 360 PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 Shield Portable

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment (1998–2003) Valve Corporation (2004–present)

EV Override

EV Override

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $63.69
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $26.12
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $82.50
  • General Electric GE: opens at $78.87
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $99.19

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On March 12, 1998 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is March 12, 1998?

On March 12, 1998 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 12, 1998?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on March 12, 1998?

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

Which famous people are born on March 12, 1998?

On March 12, 1998 several famous people were born including, Conner Dennis, Jordan Jansen.

Which famous people died on March 12, 1998?

Famous people died on March 12, 1998 include, Jozef Kroner.

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

The number one song in the week of March 12, 1998 was Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith in US and My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion in UK.

What were the top hits on March 12, 1998?

The top hits on March 12, 1998 were Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith, My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion, Nice & Slow by Usher in US and My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion, It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins, Frozen by Madonna in UK.


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