Friday July 17, 1998
US date format: 7/17/1998, UK date format: 17/7/1998
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Felipe Juan Marichalar and Felipe Marichalar.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica.
In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits.
The Negotiator, directed by F. Gary Gray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Get Real.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines or Fighters Destiny.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 17, 1998?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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- Russia buries tsar Nicholas II and family, 80 years after they died
- A diplomatic conference adopts the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, establishing a permanent international court to prosecute individuals for genocide, crime against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.
- Papua New Guinea earthquake: A tsunami triggered by an undersea earthquake destroys 10 villages in Papua New Guinea killing an estimated 3,183, leaving 2,000 more unaccounted for and thousands more homeless.
- The 7.0 Mw Papua New Guinea earthquake shakes the region near Aitape with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). This submarine earthquake triggered a landslide that caused a destructive tsunami, leaving 2,183–2,700 dead and thousands injured.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 17, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
- Jon B - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha - Make It Hot
- Next - Too Close
- Usher - My Way
- Big Punisher Featuring Joe - Still Not A Player
- Pras Michel Feat. Ol' Dirty Bastard & Introducing Mya - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
- Janet Featuring BLACKstreet - I Get Lonely
- Mariah Carey - My All/Breakdown
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 17If July 17, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 2 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 20 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in July 1998?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 17, 1998?
On July 17, 1998 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is July 17, 1998?
On July 17, 1998 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 17, 1998?
On July 17, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 17, 1998?
On July 17, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on July 17, 1998?
On July 17, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 17, 1998?
On July 17, 1998 several famous people were born including, Felipe Juan Marichalar, Felipe Marichalar, Kennedy Slocum.
What was the number one song in July 17, 1998?
The number one song in the week of July 17, 1998 was The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica in US and Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya in UK.
What were the top hits on July 17, 1998?
The top hits on July 17, 1998 were The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica, You're Still The One by Shania Twain, My Way by Usher in US and Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya, C'est La Vie by B*Witched, Freak Me by Another Level in UK.