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..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Movies

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The Nephew

The Nephew

Directed by: Eugene Brady

Starring: Niall Toibin, Sinéad Cusack, Luke Griffin, Phelim Drew

Mercury Rising

Mercury Rising

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Bruce Willis, Miko Hughes, Alec Baldwin, Chi McBride

Merchants of Venus

Merchants of Venus

Directed by: Len Richmond

Starring: Michael York, Prunella Gee, Nancy Fish, Beverly D'Angelo

Milo

Milo

Directed by: Pascal Franchot

Starring: Jennifer Jostyn, Antonio Fargas, Paula Cale, Richard Portnow

Legend of the Mummy

Legend of the Mummy

Directed by: Jeffrey Obrow

Starring: Louis Gossett Jr., Amy Locane, Eric Lutes, Mark Lindsay Chapman

Sport Games on March 17, 1998

Sport Games on March 17, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • 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
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Meppen - Wattenscheid : 1 - 0
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Hamilton - Raith Rvs : 1 - 4
  • Oxford - Reading : 3 - 0
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Division 2

Football (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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TV Series

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Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

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Directed by: Hirokazu Yamada

Starring: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Kevin Seymour, Steve Blum

Country: Japan

Lost in Space

Lost in Space

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Gardish

Gardish

Directed by: Priyadarshan

Sparsh

Sparsh

Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

Directed by: Steve Miner

Days to next March 17

If March 17, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 6 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Numbered Account by Christopher Reich

Numbered Account

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A job he shouldn't have taken... A woman he shouldn't have loved... A secret he shouldn't expose...if he wants to live.Nick

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

Cold Mountain

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In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to …

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha

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A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

The Winner by David Baldacci

The Winner

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn incredible new page-turner from thriller master David Baldacci...THE DREAMShe is twenty, beautiful, dirt-poor, and hoping for a better life for her infant daughter when LuAnn Tyler is offered the gift of a lifetime, a $100 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Air Boarder 64

Air Boarder 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Human Entertainment; EU GMI

Area 51: Site 4

Area 51: Site 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooting

Publisher: Atari Games

Genjū Ryodan

Genjū Ryodan

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Axela

Bomberman Quest

Bomberman Quest

Platform: Game Boy Color (Super Game Boy 2 compatible)

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: NA Electro Brain

Extreme-G 2

Extreme-G 2

Platform: Nintendo 64, PC

Genre: Futuristic racing game

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $64.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $26.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $81.69
  • General Electric GE: opens at $79.62
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $101.31

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