Wednesday January 14, 1998

US date format: 1/14/1998, UK date format: 14/1/1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 14, 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 Jolie Vanier and Nick Reimann. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden. In UK Never Ever by All Saints 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 Chameleon Twist 2 or Bust a Groove.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
  • Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
  • New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
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Events

  • 100th episode of Ellen, airs
  • Charles Barkley pleads not guilty to an assault charge
  • An Afghan cargo plane crashes into a mountain in southwest Pakistan killing more than 50 people.
  • Ralph Guarino is arrested for attempting to rob a Bank of America bank in the World Trade Center.

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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

Zero Effect

Zero Effect

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

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

Sliding Doors

Sliding Doors

Directed by: Peter Howitt

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah, John Lynch, Jeanne Tripplehorn

The Opposite of Sex

The Opposite of Sex

Directed by: Don Roos

Starring: Christina Ricci, Martin Donovan, Lisa Kudrow, Lyle Lovett

Sport Games on January 14, 1998

Sport Games on January 14, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - Atlanta Hawks : 82 - 108
  • Denver Nuggets - Los Angeles Lakers : 114 - 132
  • Detroit Pistons - Indiana Pacers : 93 - 100
  • Golden State Warriors - Milwaukee Bucks : 95 - 101
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Toronto Raptors : 101 - 109
See all Basketball game results of January 14, 1998

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Cannes - Chateauroux : 2 - 2
  • Marseille - Guingamp : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of January 14, 1998

TV Series

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Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

Directed by: Steve Miner

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Directed by: Ken Scott

Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Directed by: Mick Garris

Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

Stella Street

Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

Days to next January 14

If January 14, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 8 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 18 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?

Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now

Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Sales Curve Interactive

Cabela's Big Game Hunter II: Open Season

Cabela's Big Game Hunter II: Open Season

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

Defender/Joust

Defender/Joust

Platform: Game Boy Color

Publisher: Midway

Chameleon Twist 2

Chameleon Twist 2

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Sunsoft

Bust a Groove

Bust a Groove

Platform: PlayStation, Arcade PlayStation 3

Genre: Music/Fighting game

Publisher: JP Enix; NA 989 Studios; EU SCEE; JP Atlus/Namco[1] (Arcade)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $60.19
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $19.87
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $132.13
  • General Electric GE: opens at $74.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $103.50

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 14, 1998?

On January 14, 1998 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 14, 1998?

On January 14, 1998 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 14, 1998?

On January 14, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 14, 1998?

On January 14, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 14, 1998?

On January 14, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 14, 1998?

On January 14, 1998 several famous people were born including, Jolie Vanier, Nick Reimann, Ai Moritaka.

What was the number one song in January 14, 1998?

The number one song in the week of January 14, 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 14, 1998?

The top hits on January 14, 1998 were Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden, Together Again by Janet, Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John, Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John in US and Never Ever by All Saints, Perfect Day by Various Artists in UK.


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