Friday December 18, 1998

US date format: 12/18/1998, UK date format: 18/12/1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 18, 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 RageTastic . In that special week of December people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Mighty Joe Young, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Night Before Christmas by Jan Brett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grafters. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now or Gates of Skeldal.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
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Movies

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Mighty Joe Young

Mighty Joe Young

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Bill Paxton, Charlize Theron, Rade Serbedzija, Peter Firth

Bimboland

Bimboland

Directed by: Ariel Zeitoun

Starring: Judith Godrèche, Aure Atika, Gérard Depardieu, Sophie Forte

The Prince of Egypt

The Prince of Egypt

Directed by: Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon Wells

Starring: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock

Country: United States of America

Stepmom

Stepmom

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris, Jena Malone

You've Got Mail

You've Got Mail

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Parker Posey

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on December 18, 1998

Sport Games on December 18, 1998


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Lierse - Genk : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of December 18, 1998

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Stuttgart : 3 - 0
  • Freiburg - Bochum : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of December 18, 1998

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Cottbus - TB Berlin : 2 - 2
  • Hannover - Bielefeld : 2 - 1
  • Mainz - Wattenscheid : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of December 18, 1998

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Macclesfield : 0 - 0
  • Colchester - Blackpool : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of December 18, 1998

TV Series

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Grafters

Grafters

Directed by: Nicholas J. DeMicco

The Life of Birds

The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Brimstone

Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

City Confidential

City Confidential

Starring: Paul Winfield, Keith David

Country: United States of America

Days to next December 18

If December 18, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 9 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Night Before Christmas by Jan Brett

The Night Before Christmas

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Experience this Jan Brett visual masterpiece like never before!One of Jan Brett's all-time bestselling Christmas classics comes to life with this deluxe package that includes a DVD featuring Brett's gorgeous, digitally

Bag of Bones by Stephen King

Bag of Bones

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, a powerful tale of grief, of love's enduring bonds, and the haunting secrets of the past.Four years after the sudden death of his wife, forty-year-old bestselling novelist Mike Noonan is still …

All Through The Night by Mary Higgins Clark

All Through The Night

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Mary Higgins Clark, the Queen of Suspense, celebrates the season with this Christmas classic featuring two of her most beloved characters.

When the Wind Blows by James Patterson

When the Wind Blows

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Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work.

Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy

Rainbow Six

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In this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller, author Tom Clancy takes readers into the shadowy world of anti-terrorism and gets closer to reality than any government would care to admit...

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Devil Dice

Devil Dice

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA THQ

Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now

Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Sales Curve Interactive

The ClueFinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra

The ClueFinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/Adventure/Mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

Gates of Skeldal

Gates of Skeldal

Platform: Microsoft Windows DOS Android IOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JRC Interactive

Die by the Sword

Die by the Sword

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Tantrum Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $74.75
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $33.38
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $135.00
  • General Electric GE: opens at $94.25
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $166.63

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