Wednesday August 19, 1998
US date format: 8/19/1998, UK date format: 19/8/1998
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 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 Ella Guevara .
In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica.
In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits.
Train of Life, directed by Radu Mihaileanu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Quite A Year For Plums by Bailey White was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hercules.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gauntlet Legends or Aliens Online.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 19, 1998?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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- On the day of his 52nd birthday, U.S. President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an "improper physical relationship" with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. He also admits before the nation that night in a nationally televised address that he "misled people" about his sexual affair with Lewinsky.
- Ella Guevara: Filipino actress.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Boyzone - No Matter What
- The Spice Girls - Viva Forever
- Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
- Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You
- Sash! featuring Tina Cousins - Mysterious Times
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha - Make It Hot
- Monica - The First Night
- Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
- Jon B - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
- Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
- Usher - My Way
- Next - Too Close
- Mase Featuring Puff Daddy - Lookin' At Me
- Big Punisher Featuring Joe - Still Not A Player
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 19If August 19, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 1 month, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 18 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 $70.06
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- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $112.25
- General Electric GE: opens at $91.19
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $129.50
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 19, 1998?
On August 19, 1998 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is August 19, 1998?
On August 19, 1998 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 19, 1998?
On August 19, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 19, 1998?
On August 19, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 19, 1998?
On August 19, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 19, 1998?
On August 19, 1998 several famous people were born including, Ella Guevara.
What was the number one song in August 19, 1998?
The number one song in the week of August 19, 1998 was The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica in US and No Matter What by Boyzone in UK.
What were the top hits on August 19, 1998?
The top hits on August 19, 1998 were The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica, My Way by Usher, Adia by Sarah McLachlan in US and No Matter What by Boyzone, Viva Forever by The Spice Girls, Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya in UK.