Saturday January 17, 1998

US date format: 1/17/1998, UK date format: 17/1/1998

The day of the week was Saturday, under the astrological sign of Capricorn (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on January 17, 1998).

Famous birthdays on this day include Jeff Reine-Adélaïde and Anthony Zambrano.

The number one song in US was Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden. Never Ever by All Saints was #1 song in the UK.

Pi, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1998 while Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Dawson's Creek. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TOCA 2 Touring Cars or Air Boarder 64.

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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January 17, 1998 Events

What happened on January 17, 1998?


Historical Events

  • 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.
  • The Drudge Report breaks the story about U.S. President Bill Clinton's alleged affair with Monica Lewinsky, which would lead to the House of Representatives' impeachment of him.

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What happened on January 17 in history? Find out the list of January 17th major events

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January 17, 1998 Famous Birthdays


Who was born on January 17, 1998?

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How old am I?

If January 17, 1998 is your birthday you are 25 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on January 17.

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January 17, 1998 Famous Deaths


Who died on January 17, 1998?

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Movies

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

Pi

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, Pamela Hart

Country: United States of America

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria, Chris Cooper

Country: United States of America

Ringu

Ringu

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Hideo Nakata

Starring: Nanako Matsushima, Miki Nakatani, Yûko Takeuchi, Hitomi Satô

Zero Effect

Zero Effect

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

Starring: Bill Pullman, Ben Stiller, Ryan O'Neal, Kim Dickens

Sliding Doors

Sliding Doors

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Peter Howitt

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah, John Lynch, Jeanne Tripplehorn

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 17, 1998?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Truly Madly Deeplyyoutube
  2. - Together Againyoutube
  3. - Candle In The Wind 1997
  4. - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
  5. - How Do I Live

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Never Ever
  2. - Perfect Day
  3. - Too Much
  4. - Together Again
  5. - Angels

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - My Body
  2. - A Song For Mama
  3. - We're Not Making Love No More
  4. - Dangerous
  5. - I Don't Ever Want To See You Again

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - En El Jardin
  2. - A Pesar De Todos
  3. - Si Tu Supieras
  4. - Contigo (Estar Contigo)
  5. - Te Sigo Amando
Sport Games on January 17, 1998

Sport Games on January 17, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • 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
  • Miami Heat - Los Angeles Lakers : 99 - 108
See all Basketball game results of January 17, 1998

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Beveren : 3 - 0
  • Anderlecht - Antwerp : 2 - 2
  • Charleroi - Genk : 1 - 2
  • Lokeren - Lierse : 4 - 2
  • St Truiden - Westerlo : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of January 17, 1998

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Espanol : 1 - 0
  • Oviedo - Zaragoza : 3 - 0
  • Valladolid - Ath Madrid : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of January 17, 1998

La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid B - Lleida : 3 - 1
  • Hercules - Villarreal : 2 - 1
  • Numancia - Vallecano : 0 - 1
  • Osasuna - Toledo : 1 - 1
  • Sevilla - Orense : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of January 17, 1998

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Steve Miner

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Ken Scott

Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Mick Garris

Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

Stella Street

Stella Street

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Peter Richardson

How old am I?

If January 17, 1998 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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Angela's Ashes, Frank McCourt's bestselling memoir about his childhood in Ireland, is a Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 New York Times Bestseller.

Cat & Mouse by James Patterson

Cat & Mouse

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Alex Cross is back, and so is a suicidal and raging Gary Soneji. Cross will be released from prison, and he will die from the AIDS virus he contracted while there.

The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts

The Man Who Listens To Horses

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Monty Roberts, a horse whisperer and American pioneer, is the real thing. His gentle Join-Up(r), training method shows how deep communication can be between man-and-animal.

Talking to Heaven by James Van Praagh

Talking to Heaven

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Talking to Heaven: A medium's message of life after death

Underworld by Don DeLillo

Underworld

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A finalist for the National Book Award, Don DeLillo's most powerful and riveting novel--"a great American novel, a masterpiece, a thrilling page-turner" (San Francisco Chronicle)--Underworld is about the second half of

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

TOCA 2 Touring Cars

TOCA 2 Touring Cars

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Air Boarder 64

Air Boarder 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Human Entertainment; EU GMI

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames

Mario Party

Mario Party

Genre: Party game

Publisher: Nintendo

Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes

Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes

Platform: Arcade Dreamcast PlayStation PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom Virgin Interactive

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 17, 1998 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is January 17, 1998?

On January 17, 1998 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 17, 1998?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 17, 1998?

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

Which famous people are born on January 17, 1998?

On January 17, 1998 several famous people were born including, Jeff Reine-Adélaïde, Anthony Zambrano, Gilad Shaar.

Which famous people died on January 17, 1998?

Famous people died on January 17, 1998 include, Junior Kimbrough, Helvi Hämäläinen, David «Junior» Kimbrough.

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

The number one song in the week of January 17, 1998 was Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden in US and Never Ever by All Saints in UK.

What were the top hits on January 17, 1998?

The top hits on January 17, 1998 were Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden, Together Again by Janet, Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John in US and Never Ever by All Saints, Perfect Day by Various Artists, Too Much by The Spice Girls in UK.