Monday March 16, 1998
US date format: 3/16/1998, UK date format: 16/3/1998
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 16, 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 March people in US were listening to Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith.
In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits.
The Nephew, directed by Eugene Brady, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cowboy Bebop.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astronōka or CyberStorm 2: Corporate Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 16, 1998?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 16, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Destiny's Child - No, No, No
- Usher - Nice & Slow
- Mase Featuring Total - What You Want
- Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz - Deja Vu [Uptown Baby]
- Next - Too Close
- Public Announcement - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
- K.P. & Envyi - Swing My Way
- Aretha Franklin - A Rose Is Still A Rose
- Wyclef Jean - Gone Till November
- Uncle Sam - I Don't Ever Want To See You Again
Sport Games on March 16, 1998
- Denver Nuggets - Charlotte Hornets : 87 - 109
- Detroit Pistons - Miami Heat : 103 - 90
- Los Angeles Lakers - Seattle SuperSonics : 89 - 101
- Milwaukee Bucks - San Antonio Spurs : 85 - 96
- New Jersey Nets - Chicago Bulls : 72 - 88
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Nurnberg - Ein Frankfurt : 0 - 1
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Bilbao - Mallorca : 3 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 16If March 16, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 6 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 25 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?
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- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $99.69