Sunday December 13, 1998
US date format: 12/13/1998, UK date format: 13/12/1998
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 13, 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.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly.
In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits.
Mighty Joe Young, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while All Through The Night by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grafters.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deadlock II: Shrine Wars or Brian Lara Cricket '99.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 13, 1998?
- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 13, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
- Divine - Lately
- Faith Evans - Love Like This
- Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)
- Total Featuring Missy Elliott - Trippin'
- R. Kelly & Celine Dion - I'm Your Angel
- Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coinz) & Ja - Can I Get A...
- Dru Hill Featuring Redman - How Deep Is Your Love
- 112 Featuring Mase - Love Me
- JAY-Z - Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)
Sport Games on December 13, 1998
- Arizona Cardinals - Philadelphia Eagles : 20 - 17
- Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 27 - 17
- Chicago Bears - Green Bay Packers : 20 - 26
- Cincinnati Bengals - Indianapolis Colts : 26 - 39
- Dallas Cowboys - Kansas City Chiefs : 17 - 20
Serie AItalian Football
- Bari - Empoli : 2 - 1
- Bologna - Salernitana : 1 - 1
- Fiorentina - Juventus : 1 - 0
- Lazio - Sampdoria : 5 - 2
- Milan - Vicenza : 1 - 0
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Club Brugge - Aalst : 0 - 0
- Genk - Lokeren : 3 - 1
- Kortrijk - Harelbeke : 0 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Leverkusen : 2 - 0
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?