Tuesday March 17, 1998, St. Patrick's Day
US date format: 3/17/1998, UK date format: 17/3/1998
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 SubZeroExtabyte .
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith.
In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits.
The Nephew, directed by Eugene Brady, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cowboy Bebop.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Area 51: Site 4 or Extreme-G 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 17, 1998?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
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- SubZeroExtabyte : YouTube Star.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 17, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Destiny's Child - No, No, No
- Usher - Nice & Slow
- Mase Featuring Total - What You Want
- Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz - Deja Vu [Uptown Baby]
- Next - Too Close
- Public Announcement - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
- K.P. & Envyi - Swing My Way
- Aretha Franklin - A Rose Is Still A Rose
- Wyclef Jean - Gone Till November
- Uncle Sam - I Don't Ever Want To See You Again
Sport Games on March 17, 1998
- Atlanta Hawks - Toronto Raptors : 117 - 105
- Boston Celtics - Dallas Mavericks : 93 - 99
- Chicago Bulls - Indiana Pacers : 90 - 84
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Portland Trail Blazers : 96 - 82
- Denver Nuggets - Washington Wizards : 90 - 89
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Meppen - Wattenscheid : 1 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Hamilton - Raith Rvs : 1 - 4
- Oxford - Reading : 3 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Brechin - Livingston : 0 - 2
- Clydebank - East Fife : 0 - 3
- Watford - Carlisle : 2 - 1
- Wigan - Southend : 1 - 3
- Wrexham - Millwall : 1 - 0
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