Wednesday June 17, 1998

US date format: 6/17/1998, UK date format: 17/6/1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK C'est La Vie by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. 23, directed by Hans-Christian Schmid, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Message In A Bottle by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saaya. If you liked videogames you were probably playing C: The Contra Adventure or Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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23

23

Directed by: Hans-Christian Schmid

Starring: August Diehl, Fabian Busch, Dieter Landuris, Jan-Gregor Kremp

Safe House

Safe House

Directed by: Eric Steven Stahl

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Hector Elizondo, Joy Kilpatrick

Armageddon

Armageddon

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler

Country: United States of America

The Acid House

The Acid House

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Starring: Stephen McCole, Maurice Roëves, Garry Sweeney, Jenny McCrindle

Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Steve Zahn

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17, 1998?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - The Boy Is Mineyoutube
  2. - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
  3. - Too Closeyoutube
  4. - I Get Lonely
  5. - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You
  6. - It's All About Me
  7. - My Way
  8. - My All/Breakdown
  9. - Still Not A Player
  10. - Let's Ride

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Saaya

Saaya

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Days to next June 17

If June 17, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 3 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Message In A Bottle by Nicholas Sparks

Message In A Bottle

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Divorced and disillusioned about relationships, Theresa Osborne is jogging when she finds a bottle on the beach. Inside is a letter of love and longing to "Catherine," signed simply "Garrett."

Black And Blue by Anna Quindlen

Black And Blue

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For eighteen years Fran Benedetto kept her secret, hid her bruises. She stayed with Bobby because she wanted her son to have a father, and because, in spite of everything, she loved him.

Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding

Bridget Jones's Diary

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The iconic #1 bestseller by Helen Fielding; Bridget Jones is now the inspiration for the September 2016 Working Title film release of Bridget Jones's Baby, starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey and Emma Thompson.

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

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The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

A Night Without Armor by Jewel Kilcher

A Night Without Armor

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One of the most respected artists in popular music today, Jewel is much more than a music industry success with her debut album selling more than 10 million copies.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

C: The Contra Adventure

C: The Contra Adventure

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami of America

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Dragon Warrior Monsters

Dragon Warrior Monsters

Platform: Game Boy Color, mobile phones, PlayStation, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Enix; NA / EU Eidos Interactive

Amazon Trail 3rd Edition

Amazon Trail 3rd Edition

Platform: PC

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: The Learning Company

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 $70.37
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $28.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $89.94
  • General Electric GE: opens at $86.19
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $111.00

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