Thursday October 15, 1998
US date format: 10/15/1998, UK date format: 15/10/1998
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 October people in US were listening to One Week by Barenaked Ladies.
In UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits.
American History X, directed by Tony Kaye, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while The Death Of Outrage by William J. Bennett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grafters.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Party Edition or Get Medieval.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 15, 1998?
- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- American Airlines becomes the first airline to offer electronic ticketing in all 44 countries it serves.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 15, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dru Hill Featuring Redman - How Deep Is Your Love
- Monica - The First Night
- Gerald Levert - Thinkin' Bout It
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Divine - Lately
- Next - I Still Love You
- Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
- Tamia - So Into You
- Xscape - My Little Secret
- Mya Featuring Silkk The Shocker - Movin' On
Sport Games on October 15, 1998
- Green Bay Packers - Detroit Lions : 20 - 27
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $74.06
- Apple AAPL: opens at $36.25
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $100.12
- General Electric GE: opens at $77.31
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $130.00