Sunday May 17, 1998

US date format: 5/17/1998, UK date format: 17/5/1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 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 Chloe Alison and Ashley Wilson. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Too Close by Next. In UK Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Dushman, directed by Tanuja Chandra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Amazing Grace by Kathleen Norris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Formula 1 98 or Echo Night.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1998, at May 17 across the years or at May 1998 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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Movies

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Happiness

Happiness

Directed by: Todd Solondz

Starring: Jane Adams, Jon Lovitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dylan Baker

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Michael Lee Gogin

Country: United States of America

I Stand Alone

I Stand Alone

Directed by: Gaspar Noé

Starring: Philippe Nahon, Blandine Lenoir, Frankie Pain, Martine Audrain

My Name Is Joe

My Name Is Joe

Directed by: Ken Loach

Starring: Peter Mullan, Louise Goodall, Gary Lewis, Lorraine McIntosh

The General

The General

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Maria Doyle Kennedy

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 17, 1998?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Too Closeyoutube
  2. - It's All About Me
  3. - Let's Ride
  4. - My All/Breakdown
  5. - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Suavemente
  2. - No Se Olvidar
  3. - Asi Fue
  4. - The Cup Of Life (The Official Song Of The World Cup, France '98)
  5. - Una Fan Enamorada
Sport Games on May 17, 1998

Sport Games on May 17, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Indiana Pacers - Chicago Bulls : 79 - 85
See all Basketball game results of May 17, 1998

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • F Koln - Freiburg : 0 - 2
  • Greuther Furth - Uerdingen : 3 - 1
  • Gutersloh - Stuttgarter K : 1 - 1
  • Unterhaching - Meppen : 1 - 0
  • Wattenscheid - Cottbus : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of May 17, 1998

Ethniki Katigoria

Football (Greece)
  • AEK - Xanthi : 2 - 0
  • Athinaikos - PAOK : 0 - 5
  • Ethnikos Piraeus - Proodeytiki : 1 - 0
  • Heracles - Apollon : 4 - 2
  • Ionikos - Panionios : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of May 17, 1998

Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Ancona - Chievo : 3 - 2
  • Cagliari - Lucchese : 3 - 1
  • F. Andria - Padova : 2 - 0
  • Foggia - Perugia : 1 - 1
  • Genoa - Treviso : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of May 17, 1998

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

Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Lost in Space

Lost in Space

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Push

Push

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Gardish

Gardish

Directed by: Priyadarshan

How old am I?

If May 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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Amazing Grace by Kathleen Norris

Amazing Grace

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Struggling with her return to the Christian church after many years away, Kathleen Norris found it was the language of Christianity that most distanced her from faith.

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.

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.

An Instance Of The Fingerpost by Iain Pears

An Instance Of The Fingerpost

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A national bestseller and one of the New York Public Library's Books to Remember, An Instance of the Fingerpost is a thrilling historical mystery from Iain Pears."It

Still Me by Christopher Reeve

Still Me

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When the first Superman movie came out I was frequently asked 'What is a hero?' I remember the glib response I repeated so many times. My answer was that a hero is someone who commits a courageous action without considering …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Circuit Breakers

Circuit Breakers

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Mindscape, Inc.

Buck Bumble

Buck Bumble

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ubisoft

Formula 1 98

Formula 1 98

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

Defender/Joust

Defender/Joust

Platform: Game Boy Color

Publisher: Midway

Echo Night

Echo Night

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: First-person adventure Survival horror

Publisher: JP From Software; NA Agetec

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 17, 1998 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is May 17, 1998?

On May 17, 1998 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 17, 1998?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 17, 1998?

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

Which famous people are born on May 17, 1998?

On May 17, 1998 several famous people were born including, Chloe Alison, Ashley Wilson, Mio Tomonaga.

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

The number one song in the week of May 17, 1998 was Too Close by Next in US and Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints in UK.

What were the top hits on May 17, 1998?

The top hits on May 17, 1998 were Too Close by Next, My All by Mariah Carey, You're Still The One by Shania Twain in US and Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints, Feel It by The Tamperer featuring Maya, All That I Need by Boyzone in UK.


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