Saturday December 19, 1998

US date format: 12/19/1998, UK date format: 19/12/1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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. 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 Disney's Mulan or Bomberman Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 19, 1998?


Holidays

  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Events

  • The US House of Representatives approves two articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton, charging him with lying under oath to a federal grand jury and obstructing justice.
  • Lewinsky scandal: President Bill Clinton is impeached by the United States House of Representatives.

Famous Deaths

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

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Sport Games on December 19, 1998

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NFL

American Football
  • New York Jets - Buffalo Bills : 17 - 10
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Washington Redskins : 16 - 20
See all American Football game results of December 19, 1998

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Beveren : 3 - 1
  • Lokeren - Kortrijk : 2 - 1
  • Lommel - Mouscron : 2 - 3
  • Oostende - Gent : 2 - 2
  • St Truiden - Westerlo : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of December 19, 1998

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Wolfsburg : 3 - 0
  • Ein Frankfurt - Duisburg : 0 - 0
  • Hamburg - Nurnberg : 2 - 0
  • Hansa Rostock - Leverkusen : 1 - 1
  • Kaiserslautern - Munich 1860 : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of December 19, 1998

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • La Coruna - Betis : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of December 19, 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 19

If December 19, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 9 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 18 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?

Disney's Mulan

Disney's Mulan

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames

Creatures 2

Creatures 2

Platform: Windows

Genre: Artificial life

Publisher: Mindscape

Bomberman Wars

Bomberman Wars

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Grand Prix Legends

Grand Prix Legends

Platform: PC (Win)

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Sierra Sports

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 19, 1998?

On December 19, 1998 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is December 19, 1998?

On December 19, 1998 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 19, 1998?

On December 19, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 19, 1998?

On December 19, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 19, 1998?

On December 19, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on December 19, 1998?

Famous people died on December 19, 1998 include, Antonio Ordonez.

What was the number one song in December 19, 1998?

The number one song in the week of December 19, 1998 was I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly in US and Believe by Cher in UK.

What were the top hits on December 19, 1998?

The top hits on December 19, 1998 were I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly, Nobody's Supposed To Be Here by Deborah Cox, Lately by Divine in US and Believe by Cher, I Love The Way You Love Me by Boyzone, Heartbeat / Tragedy by Steps in UK.


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