Wednesday April 15, 1998

US date format: 4/15/1998, UK date format: 15/4/1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 15, 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 April people in US were listening to All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo. In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits. Body Count, directed by Robert Patton-Spruill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Mark Of The Assassin by Daniel Silva was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-16 Multirole Fighter or Buck Bumble.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
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Events

  • Intel announces the 266 MHz Celeron processor with 32 kB Level 1 cache. The Celeron is a Pentium II processor with no secondary cache, making it cheaper and slightly less powerful, targeting home computer users.
  • Pol Pot commits suicide while under house arrest in Cambodia. However, rumors have said that he was poisoned and Ta Mok claims he had a heart attack.

Movies

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Body Count

Body Count

Directed by: Robert Patton-Spruill

Starring: David Caruso, Linda Fiorentino, John Leguizamo, Ving Rhames

Black Dog

Black Dog

Directed by: Kevin Hooks

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Randy Travis, Meat Loaf, Gabriel Casseus

He Got Game

He Got Game

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Denzel Washington, Milla Jovovich, Ray Allen, Rosario Dawson

The Brylcreem Boys

The Brylcreem Boys

Directed by: Terence Ryan

Starring: Billy Campbell, Chris 'Kit' Ryan, Jean Butler, Gabriel Byrne

Some Girl

Some Girl

Directed by: Rory Kelly

Starring: Marissa Ribisi, Juliette Lewis, Michael Rapaport, Giovanni Ribisi

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Music charts

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Sport Games on April 15, 1998

Sport Games on April 15, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Indiana Pacers : 70 - 82
  • Chicago Bulls - Detroit Pistons : 79 - 87
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Washington Wizards : 93 - 101
  • Denver Nuggets - Phoenix Suns : 89 - 96
  • Golden State Warriors - Los Angeles Clippers : 92 - 80
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Gutersloh - Zwickau : 5 - 0
  • Stuttgarter K - Meppen : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of April 15, 1998

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Push

Push

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

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Directed by: Hirokazu Yamada

Starring: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Kevin Seymour, Steve Blum

Country: Japan

Days to next April 15

If April 15, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 5 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Mark Of The Assassin by Daniel Silva

The Mark Of The Assassin

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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Gabriel Allon novels.When a commercial airliner is blown out of the sky off the east coast, the CIA scrambles to find the

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.

Blood Work by Michael Connelly

Blood Work

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A retired FBI agent investigates the death of heart transplant donor.

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 …

Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman

Here on Earth

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A seductive and mesmerizing story of obsessive love from the New York Times bestselling author of The Rules of Magic.After nineteen years in California, March Murray returns to the small Massachusetts town where she grew up.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Grendel's Cave

Grendel's Cave

Platform: Web

Genre: Real-time Adventure

F-16 Multirole Fighter

F-16 Multirole Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: NovaLogic

Buck Bumble

Buck Bumble

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ubisoft

Deadlock II: Shrine Wars

Deadlock II: Shrine Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Accolade

Asghan: The Dragon Slayer

Asghan: The Dragon Slayer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action/Adventure

Publisher: Grolier Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $67.87
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $27.19
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $89.25
  • General Electric GE: opens at $86.44
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $107.00

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 15, 1998?

On April 15, 1998 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is April 15, 1998?

On April 15, 1998 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 15, 1998?

On April 15, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 15, 1998?

On April 15, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 15, 1998?

On April 15, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

What was the number one song in April 15, 1998?

The number one song in the week of April 15, 1998 was All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo in US and It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins in UK.

What were the top hits on April 15, 1998?

The top hits on April 15, 1998 were All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo, Let's Ride by Montell Jordan, Too Close by Next in US and It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins, My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion, Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden in UK.


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