Thursday September 17, 1998

US date format: 9/17/1998, UK date format: 17/9/1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Margaux Hakkaart . In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. What Dreams May Come, directed by Vincent Ward, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Day Diana Died by Christopher Andersen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome or 3D Maze Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Movies

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What Dreams May Come

What Dreams May Come

Directed by: Vincent Ward

Starring: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

A Night at the Roxbury

A Night at the Roxbury

Directed by: John Fortenberry

Starring: Chris Kattan, Will Ferrell, Raquel Gardner, Viveca Paulin

Country: United States of America

Hideous Kinky

Hideous Kinky

Directed by: Gillies MacKinnon

Starring: Kate Winslet, Bella Riza, Saïd Taghmaoui, Carrie Mullan

Yerma

Yerma

Directed by: Pilar Távora

Starring: Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Juan Diego, Irene Papas, María Alfonsa Rosso

Around the Fire

Around the Fire

Directed by: John Jacobsen

Starring: Devon Sawa, Bill Smitrovich, Tara Reid, Eric Mabius

TV Series

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HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

Camila

Camila

Directed by: María Luisa Bemberg

Change of Heart

Change of Heart

Directed by: Stephen Bridgewater

Hercules

Hercules

Directed by: John Musker & Ron Clements

Get Real

Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

Days to next September 17

If September 17, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Day Diana Died by Christopher Andersen

The Day Diana Died

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Where were you the day Diana died? Like the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the tragic death of the Princess of Wales on August 31, 1997 is one of those defining

Tell Me Your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon

Tell Me Your Dreams

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Computer whiz Ashley Patterson is convinced she is being stalked. Coworker Toni Prescott has a penchant for Internet dating and little time for anyone else. And Alette Peters prefers quiet weekends in the arms of a beefcake artist.

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.

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 …

We Are Our Mothers' Daughters by Cokie Roberts

We Are Our Mothers' Daughters

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In this revised and expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller, renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts once again examines the nature of women's roles through the revealing lens

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

B.L.U.E. Legend of Water

B.L.U.E. Legend of Water

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome

Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microsoft

Descent: FreeSpace – The Great War

Descent: FreeSpace – The Great War

Platform: Microsoft Windows, WarpOS, Amiga OS

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment Haage & Partner (Amiga version)

DX-Ball 2

DX-Ball 2

Platform: Windows 9x, NT, 2K, XP, Vista and 7

Genre: Brick buster

Publisher: Longbow Digital Arts

3D Maze Man

3D Maze Man

Platform: PC (Windows 95/98)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: eGames, Inc.

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $69.06
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $36.06
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $105.31
  • General Electric GE: opens at $77.62
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $127.50

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On September 17, 1998 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is September 17, 1998?

On September 17, 1998 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 17, 1998?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on September 17, 1998?

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

Which famous people are born on September 17, 1998?

On September 17, 1998 several famous people were born including, Margaux Hakkaart.

Which famous people died on September 17, 1998?

Famous people died on September 17, 1998 include, Ted Binion, Gustav Nezval.

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

The number one song in the week of September 17, 1998 was I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith in US and No Matter What by Boyzone in UK.

What were the top hits on September 17, 1998?

The top hits on September 17, 1998 were I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith, The First Night by Monica, Crush by Jennifer Paige in US and No Matter What by Boyzone, One For Sorrow by Steps, Millennium by Robbie Williams in UK.


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