Saturday 17 January 1998
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gilad Shaar .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden.
In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits.
Spice World, directed by Bob Spiers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Seija no koushin.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Daytona USA 2 or Blaze and Blade: Eternal Quest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1998 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Gilad Shaar: An Israeli 16 years old teenager who was kidnapped and murdered together with 2 other teenagers on 12 June 2014 at 22.
- Junior Kimbrough: American bluesman (Born 1930).
- President Clinton faces sexual harassment charges from Paula Jones
- Lewinsky scandal: Matt Drudge breaks the story of the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky affair on his website The Drudge Report.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1998 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- Janet - Together Again
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Puff Daddy - Been Around The World
- LSG - My Body
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- Robyn - Show Me Love
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Sport Games on 17 January 1998
- Atlanta Hawks - New Jersey Nets : 81 - 97
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Seattle SuperSonics : 91 - 99
- Golden State Warriors - Philadelphia 76ers : 84 - 112
- Los Angeles Clippers - Washington Wizards : 99 - 108
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Aalst - Beveren : 3 - 0
- Anderlecht - Antwerp : 2 - 2
- Charleroi - Genk : 1 - 2
- Lokeren - Lierse : 4 - 2
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Celta - Espanol : 1 - 0
- Oviedo - Zaragoza : 3 - 0
- Valladolid - Ath Madrid : 2 - 1
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Madrid B - Lleida : 3 - 1
- Hercules - Villarreal : 2 - 1
- Numancia - Vallecano : 0 - 1
- Osasuna - Toledo : 1 - 1
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