Monday August 17, 1998
US date format: 8/17/1998, UK date format: 17/8/1998
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 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 Calvin Mijnsbergen .
In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica.
In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits.
Train of Life, directed by Radu Mihaileanu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Quite A Year For Plums by Bailey White was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hercules.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue's Clues: Blue's Birthday Adventure or Dangun Feveron.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 17, 1998?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Monica Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an ''improper physical relationship'' with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. On the same day he admits before the nation that he ''misled people'' about the relationship.
- Calvin Mijnsbergen: YouNow Star.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 17, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Boyzone - No Matter What
- The Spice Girls - Viva Forever
- Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
- Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You
- Sash! featuring Tina Cousins - Mysterious Times
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha - Make It Hot
- Monica - The First Night
- Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
- Jon B - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
- Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
- Usher - My Way
- Next - Too Close
- Mase Featuring Puff Daddy - Lookin' At Me
- Big Punisher Featuring Joe - Still Not A Player
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 17, 1998?
On August 17, 1998 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is August 17, 1998?
On August 17, 1998 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 17, 1998?
On August 17, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 17, 1998?
On August 17, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 17, 1998?
On August 17, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 17, 1998?
On August 17, 1998 several famous people were born including, Calvin Mijnsbergen.
Which famous people died on August 17, 1998?
Famous people died on August 17, 1998 include, Wladyslaw Komar, Tadeusz Slusarski.
What was the number one song in August 17, 1998?
The number one song in the week of August 17, 1998 was The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica in US and No Matter What by Boyzone in UK.
What were the top hits on August 17, 1998?
The top hits on August 17, 1998 were The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica, My Way by Usher, Adia by Sarah McLachlan in US and No Matter What by Boyzone, Viva Forever by The Spice Girls, Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya in UK.