Thursday January 15, 1998
US date format: 1/15/1998, UK date format: 15/1/1998
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 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 Brave Fencer Musashi or Assault (EU) Assault: Retribution (NA).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 15, 1998?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
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- NASA announces John Glenn, 76, may fly in space again
- Junior Wells: American musician (Born 1934).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 15, 1998?
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Top #11 songs in the USA
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- Janet - Together Again
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Puff Daddy - Been Around The World
- LSG - My Body
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- Robyn - Show Me Love
- Mase - Feel So Good
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on January 15, 1998
- Charlotte Hornets - Detroit Pistons : 94 - 95
- Chicago Bulls - Philadelphia 76ers : 96 - 106
- Los Angeles Clippers - New Jersey Nets : 119 - 116
- Miami Heat - Seattle SuperSonics : 85 - 103
- Vancouver Grizzlies - Boston Celtics : 93 - 97
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 15If January 15, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 8 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 21 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $60.56
- Apple AAPL: opens at $19.19
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $130.38
- General Electric GE: opens at $74.00
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $103.19