Tuesday November 17, 1998
US date format: 11/17/1998, UK date format: 17/11/1998
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Kara Hayward and Leila Roker.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Doo Wop (That Thing) by Lauryn Hill.
In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits.
Gemide, directed by Serdar Akar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Working With Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grafters.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colony Wars: Vengeance or Asghan: The Dragon Slayer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 17, 1998?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
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- Voyager 1 overtakes Pioneer 10 as the most distant man-made object from the Solar System, at a distance of 69.419 AU (1.0384910 km).
- Esther Rolle: American actress (Born 1920).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 17, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
- Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)
- Divine - Lately
- Faith Evans - Love Like This
- Dru Hill Featuring Redman - How Deep Is Your Love
- Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coinz) & Ja - Can I Get A...
- Monica - The First Night
- Keith Sweat Featuring Snoop Dogg - Come And Get With Me
- Total Featuring Missy Elliott - Trippin'
- 112 Featuring Mase - Love Me
Sport Games on November 17, 1998
Division 2Football (France)
- Le Mans - Niort : 0 - 0
- Troyes - Wasquehal : 3 - 0
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Rochdale - Scarborough : 0 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 17If November 17, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 10 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 27 days.
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?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $71.19
- Apple AAPL: opens at $35.75
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $109.00
- General Electric GE: opens at $90.00
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $159.38