Monday September 14, 1998

US date format: 9/14/1998, UK date format: 14/9/1998

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Grayson Goss and Maddie Welborn. In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. What Dreams May Come, directed by Vincent Ward, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Day Diana Died by Christopher Andersen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Godzilla Trading Battle or Grandia: Digital Museum.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.

Events

  • At the end of the day's stock market trading Microsoft stands as America's most valuable company, at US$261.1 billion. Microsoft and General Electric were both valued at over US$300 billion in July, but Microsoft survived a stock market plunge better, putting it on top.
  • Telecommunications companies MCI Communications and WorldCom complete their $37 billion merger to form MCI WorldCom.

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Movies

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What Dreams May Come

What Dreams May Come

Directed by: Vincent Ward

Starring: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

A Night at the Roxbury

A Night at the Roxbury

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Starring: Chris Kattan, Will Ferrell, Raquel Gardner, Viveca Paulin

Country: United States of America

Hideous Kinky

Hideous Kinky

Directed by: Gillies MacKinnon

Starring: Kate Winslet, Bella Riza, Saïd Taghmaoui, Carrie Mullan

Yerma

Yerma

Directed by: Pilar Távora

Starring: Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Juan Diego, Irene Papas, María Alfonsa Rosso

Around the Fire

Around the Fire

Directed by: John Jacobsen

Starring: Devon Sawa, Bill Smitrovich, Tara Reid, Eric Mabius

Sport Games on September 14, 1998

Sport Games on September 14, 1998


NFL

American Football
  • San Francisco 49ers - Washington Redskins : 45 - 10
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - St Pauli : 1 - 4
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La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Mallorca B - Toledo : 0 - 1
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TV Series

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HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

Camila

Camila

Directed by: María Luisa Bemberg

Change of Heart

Change of Heart

Directed by: Stephen Bridgewater

Hercules

Hercules

Directed by: John Musker & Ron Clements

Get Real

Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

Days to next September 14

If September 14, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Day Diana Died by Christopher Andersen

The Day Diana Died

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Where were you the day Diana died? Like the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the tragic death of the Princess of Wales on August 31, 1997 is one of those defining

Tell Me Your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon

Tell Me Your Dreams

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Computer whiz Ashley Patterson is convinced she is being stalked. Coworker Toni Prescott has a penchant for Internet dating and little time for anyone else. And Alette Peters prefers quiet weekends in the arms of a beefcake artist.

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

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The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

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 …

We Are Our Mothers' Daughters by Cokie Roberts

We Are Our Mothers' Daughters

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In this revised and expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller, renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts once again examines the nature of women's roles through the revealing lens

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blast Radius

Blast Radius

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Psygnosis

Baroque

Baroque

Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation PlayStation 2 PlayStation Network Wii

Genre: Role-playing video game, Roguelike

Publisher: JP Sting Entertainment; NA Atlus; EU Rising Star Games

Godzilla Trading Battle

Godzilla Trading Battle

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: Toho

Grandia: Digital Museum

Grandia: Digital Museum

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: RPG

Publisher: ESP Software

Cool Boarders 3

Cool Boarders 3

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: 989 Studios

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.81
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $38.25
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $104.94
  • General Electric GE: opens at $79.94
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $128.00

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