Saturday August 15, 1998

US date format: 8/15/1998, UK date format: 15/8/1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 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. Famous people born on this day include Natasha Bure . In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Any Day Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bio F.R.E.A.K.S. or Buck Bumble.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
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Events

  • The Omagh bombing is carried out in Northern Ireland by the Real IRA.

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Movies

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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Country: United States of America

Rounders

Rounders

Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Gretchen Mol, John Malkovich

Country: United States of America

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54

Directed by: Mark Christopher

Starring: Ryan Phillippe, Salma Hayek, Neve Campbell, Mike Myers

Ground Control

Ground Control

Directed by: Richard Howard

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Robert Sean Leonard, Bruce McGill, Kristy Swanson

Run Lola Run

Run Lola Run

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Nina Petri

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on August 15, 1998

Sport Games on August 15, 1998


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Freiburg : 1 - 2
  • Leverkusen - Hansa Rostock : 3 - 1
  • M'gladbach - Schalke 04 : 3 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 2
  • Nurnberg - Hamburg : 1 - 1
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • TB Berlin - F Koln : 3 - 2
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Division 2

Football (France)
  • Amiens - Ajaccio : 0 - 2
  • Beauvais - Troyes : 0 - 3
  • Caen - St Etienne : 1 - 1
  • Cannes - Red Star 93 : 1 - 1
  • Chateauroux - Valence : 5 - 0
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Nancy : 3 - 2
  • Le Havre - Bordeaux : 2 - 3
  • Metz - Marseille : 0 - 1
  • Monaco - Sochaux : 4 - 1
  • Montpellier - Rennes : 3 - 1
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TV Series

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Any Day Now

Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

Perla

Perla

Directed by: Sergio Castilla

Get Real

Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

Saaya

Saaya

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Days to next August 15

If August 15, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 2 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 15 days.
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Books

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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

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

Citizen Soldiers by Stephen E. Ambrose

Citizen Soldiers

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From Stephen E. Ambrose, bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U.S. army in northwest Europe from the day after D-Day until the end of the bitterest days of World …

A Walk In The Woods by Bill Bryson

A Walk In The Woods

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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook

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Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bio F.R.E.A.K.S.

Bio F.R.E.A.K.S.

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Midway Games

G.A.S.P. Fighters' NEXTream

G.A.S.P. Fighters' NEXTream

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

Buck Bumble

Buck Bumble

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ubisoft

Aliens Online

Aliens Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GameStorm Kesmai Fox Interactive

The Fifth Element

The Fifth Element

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Android

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Activision; EU Sony Computer Entertainment; EU Ubi Soft Entertainment (PC)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On August 15, 1998 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is August 15, 1998?

On August 15, 1998 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 15, 1998?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on August 15, 1998?

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

Which famous people are born on August 15, 1998?

On August 15, 1998 several famous people were born including, Natasha Bure.

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

The number one song in the week of August 15, 1998 was The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica in US and No Matter What by Boyzone in UK.

What were the top hits on August 15, 1998?

The top hits on August 15, 1998 were The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica, My Way by Usher, You're Still The One by Shania Twain in US and No Matter What by Boyzone, Viva Forever by The Spice Girls, Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya in UK.


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