Friday April 17, 1998

US date format: 4/17/1998, UK date format: 17/4/1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 17, 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. Famous people born on this day include Ella Gilling . In that special week of April people in US were listening to All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo. In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits. Body Count, directed by Robert Patton-Spruill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Mark Of The Assassin by Daniel Silva was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Centre Court Tennis or F-Zero X.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
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Movies

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Body Count

Body Count

Directed by: Robert Patton-Spruill

Starring: David Caruso, Linda Fiorentino, John Leguizamo, Ving Rhames

Black Dog

Black Dog

Directed by: Kevin Hooks

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Randy Travis, Meat Loaf, Gabriel Casseus

He Got Game

He Got Game

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Denzel Washington, Milla Jovovich, Ray Allen, Rosario Dawson

The Brylcreem Boys

The Brylcreem Boys

Directed by: Terence Ryan

Starring: Billy Campbell, Chris 'Kit' Ryan, Jean Butler, Gabriel Byrne

Some Girl

Some Girl

Directed by: Rory Kelly

Starring: Marissa Ribisi, Juliette Lewis, Michael Rapaport, Giovanni Ribisi

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Music charts

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Sport Games on April 17, 1998

Sport Games on April 17, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Atlanta Hawks : 104 - 121
  • Chicago Bulls - Philadelphia 76ers : 87 - 80
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Boston Celtics : 71 - 78
  • Dallas Mavericks - Los Angeles Lakers : 95 - 124
  • Houston Rockets - Minnesota Timberwolves : 95 - 102
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - Wolfsburg : 2 - 2
  • Werder Bremen - FC Koln : 3 - 0
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - Cottbus : 0 - 0
  • St Pauli - Nurnberg : 0 - 0
  • Unterhaching - Leipzig : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of April 17, 1998

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Cannes - Lens : 0 - 2
  • Metz - Nantes : 3 - 2
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TV Series

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Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Push

Push

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

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Directed by: Hirokazu Yamada

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

Country: Japan

Days to next April 17

If April 17, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 5 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Mark Of The Assassin by Daniel Silva

The Mark Of The Assassin

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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Gabriel Allon novels.When a commercial airliner is blown out of the sky off the east coast, the CIA scrambles to find the

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Blood Work by Michael Connelly

Blood Work

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A retired FBI agent investigates the death of heart transplant donor.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman

Here on Earth

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A seductive and mesmerizing story of obsessive love from the New York Times bestselling author of The Rules of Magic.After nineteen years in California, March Murray returns to the small Massachusetts town where she grew up.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Centre Court Tennis

Centre Court Tennis

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; EU BigBen Interactive

Dink Smallwood

Dink Smallwood

Platform: Windows, Linux, OS X, PlayStation Portable, iOS, Android

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: EUR Iridon Interactive

F-Zero X

F-Zero X

Platform: Nintendo 64, iQue Player

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

Divi-Dead

Divi-Dead

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: NA Himeya Soft; EU Otaku Publishing

Gunmetal

Gunmetal

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Action adventure, First Person Shooter

Publisher: Mad Genius Software Tri Synergy

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.94
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $28.56
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $91.50
  • General Electric GE: opens at $86.06
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $107.44

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 17, 1998?

On April 17, 1998 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 17, 1998?

On April 17, 1998 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 17, 1998?

On April 17, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 17, 1998?

On April 17, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 17, 1998?

On April 17, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 17, 1998?

On April 17, 1998 several famous people were born including, Ella Gilling.

What was the number one song in April 17, 1998?

The number one song in the week of April 17, 1998 was All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo in US and It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins in UK.

What were the top hits on April 17, 1998?

The top hits on April 17, 1998 were All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo, Let's Ride by Montell Jordan, Too Close by Next in US and It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins, My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion, Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden in UK.


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