Friday October 16, 1998
US date format: 10/16/1998, UK date format: 16/10/1998
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 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 Bag of Bones by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grafters.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing TOCA 2 Touring Cars or Falcon 4.0.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 16, 1998?
- Former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet is arrested in London on a warrant from Spain requesting his extradition on murder charges.
- British police place General Augusto Pinochet, the former Chilean dictator from 1973-1990, under house arrest during his medical treatment in the UK.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 16, 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 16, 1998
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Kaiserslautern - Wolfsburg : 1 - 1
- Munich 1860 - Bochum : 2 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Hannover - Oberhausen : 1 - 1
- Karlsruhe - Stuttgarter K : 6 - 0
- Wattenscheid - TB Berlin : 0 - 1
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Halifax - Barnet : 1 - 1
- AZ Alkmaar - Heerenveen : 1 - 3
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Days to next October 16If October 16, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 11 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 15 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in October 1998?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $76.19
- Apple AAPL: opens at $37.13
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $106.00
- General Electric GE: opens at $83.25
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $137.00
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 16, 1998?
On October 16, 1998 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is October 16, 1998?
On October 16, 1998 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 16, 1998?
On October 16, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 16, 1998?
On October 16, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on October 16, 1998?
On October 16, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
What was the number one song in October 16, 1998?
The number one song in the week of October 16, 1998 was One Week by Barenaked Ladies in US and Rollercoaster by B*Witched in UK.
What were the top hits on October 16, 1998?
The top hits on October 16, 1998 were One Week by Barenaked Ladies, The First Night by Monica, I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith in US and Rollercoaster by B*Witched, Perfect 10 by The Beautiful South, I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith in UK.