Saturday May 16, 1998

US date format: 5/16/1998, UK date format: 16/5/1998

The day of the week was Saturday, under the astrological sign of Taurus (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on May 16, 1998).

Famous birthdays on this day include Ariel Waller and IamSanna .

The number one song in US was Too Close by Next. Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints was #1 song in the UK.

Dushman, directed by Tanuja Chandra, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1998 while Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Open House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mario Party or Bomberman Quest.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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May 16, 1998 Events

What happened on May 16, 1998?


Historical Events

  • First Global Street Party, with events in Czech Republic, Netherlands, Finland, Germany, USA, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, England. Total of 30 Reclaim The Streets events are held in 20 countries, on sections of public roads, by hundreds or thousands of people.
  • 124th Preakness: Kent Desormeaux on Real Quiet wins in 1:54.8.

See also

What happened on May 16 in history? Find out the list of May 16th major events

What was 1998 famous for? Discover everything about 1998

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May 16, 1998 Famous Birthdays


Who was born on May 16, 1998?

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How old am I?

If May 16, 1998 is your birthday you are 24 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 16.

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May 16, 1998 Famous Deaths


Who died on May 16, 1998?

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Dushman

Dushman

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Tanuja Chandra

Starring: Sanjay Dutt, Kajol, Jas Arora, Tanvi Azmi

Sitcom

Sitcom

Release year: 1998

Directed by: François Ozon

Starring: Évelyne Dandry, François Marthouret, Marina de Van, Adrien de Van

Hope Floats

Hope Floats

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Forest Whitaker

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr., Gena Rowlands, Mae Whitman

Knock Off

Knock Off

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Hark Tsui

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rob Schneider, Lela Rochon, Paul Sorvino

Rewind

Rewind

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Sergio Gobbi

Starring: Raoul Bova, Luca Zingaretti, Alice Evans, Maruschka Detmers, Antonio Marsina, Niels Arestrup, Candice Hugo, Marie Laborit, Cécile Pallas, Jay Benedict, André Oumansky, Philippe Dajoux

Country: Italy

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Music charts

What was the number one song on May 16, 1998? Which were the top hits on May 16, 1998?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Too Closeyoutube
  2. - My Allyoutube
  3. - You're Still The One
  4. - Everybody (Backstreet's Back)
  5. - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade
  2. - Feel It
  3. - All That I Need
  4. - Turn Back Time
  5. - Last Thing On My Mind

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Too Closeyoutube
  2. - It's All About Me
  3. - Let's Ride
  4. - My All/Breakdown
  5. - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Suavemente
  2. - No Se Olvidar
  3. - Asi Fue
  4. - The Cup Of Life (The Official Song Of The World Cup, France '98)
  5. - Una Fan Enamorada
Sport Games on May 16, 1998

Sport Games on May 16, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Utah Jazz : 77 - 112
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Serie A

Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Juventus : 1 - 1
  • Bologna - Lazio : 2 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Milan : 2 - 0
  • Inter - Empoli : 4 - 1
  • Lecce - Piacenza : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of May 16, 1998

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Sp Gijon - La Coruna : 0 - 3
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La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Toledo : 3 - 0
  • Ath Madrid B - Eibar : 2 - 0
  • Badajoz - Orense : 2 - 0
  • Elche - Xerez : 1 - 0
  • Extremadura - Jaen : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of May 16, 1998

TV Series

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

Open House

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Flashback

Flashback

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Push

Push

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

Release year: 1998

Written by:

Directed by: Hirokazu Yamada

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

Country: Japan

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha

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This is the story of a literary sensation and a runaway bestseller.

A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler

A Patchwork Planet

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This is Anne Tyler's fourteenth novel, and one of her most beloved. It tells the story about a loving loser trying to make his life right.

Black And Blue by Anna Quindlen

Black And Blue

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Fran Benedetto kept her secrets, covered her bruises for 18 years. Because she wanted Bobby to be a father for her son and because she loved him despite everything, she stayed with Bobby.

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

Cold Mountain

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Charles Frazier's debut novel Cold Mountain, published in 1997, made publishing history. It reached the top of The New York Times bestseller list for sixty-one consecutive weeks. It also won many literary awards including the National Book Award. The book …

Pandora by Anne Rice

Pandora

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Anne Rice, creators of the Vampire Lestat and the Mayfair Witches, has now released the first of a series of novels linking together by David Talbot, a fledgling vampire who is attempting to be a chronicler for his fellow Undead.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mario Party

Mario Party

Genre: Party game

Publisher: Nintendo

Bomberman Quest

Bomberman Quest

Platform: Game Boy Color (Super Game Boy 2 compatible)

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: NA Electro Brain

Buck Bumble

Buck Bumble

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ubisoft

Digital Monster Ver. S: Digimon Tamers

Digital Monster Ver. S: Digimon Tamers

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Bandai

Colin McRae Rally

Colin McRae Rally

Platform: PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters (PC)[1] Codemasters/SCEA/Spike (PS) THQ (GBC)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 16, 1998?

On May 16, 1998 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is May 16, 1998?

On May 16, 1998 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 16, 1998?

On May 16, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 16, 1998?

On May 16, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 16, 1998?

On May 16, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 16, 1998?

On May 16, 1998 several famous people were born including, Ariel Waller, IamSanna , Megan Ramsay.

Which famous people died on May 16, 1998?

Famous people died on May 16, 1998 include, Mayrata O'Wisiedo.

What was the number one song in May 16, 1998?

The number one song in the week of May 16, 1998 was Too Close by Next in US and Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints in UK.

What were the top hits on May 16, 1998?

The top hits on May 16, 1998 were Too Close by Next, My All by Mariah Carey, You're Still The One by Shania Twain in US and Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints, Feel It by The Tamperer featuring Maya, All That I Need by Boyzone in UK.