Thursday February 19, 1998

US date format: 2/19/1998, UK date format: 19/2/1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 19, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Edwin Burgos and Katharina Gerlach. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Nice & Slow by Usher. In UK Doctor Jones by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. The Man in the Iron Mask, directed by Randall Wallace, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gardish. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Close Combat III: The Russian Front or Dynamite Cop.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask

Directed by: Randall Wallace

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Gérard Depardieu

Country: United States of America

U.S. Marshals

U.S. Marshals

Directed by: Stuart Baird

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes, Robert Downey Jr., Joe Pantoliano



Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Gene Hackman, Reese Witherspoon



Directed by: Jeff Celentano

Starring: William Petersen, Michael Wincott, Diane Lane, Kevin Gage



Directed by: David DeCoteau

Starring: Tanya Dempsey, Jamie Gannon, Parry Shen, Alison Cuffe


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 19, 1998?


  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
  • Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
  • Chaoflux (Discordianism)


  • Soyuz TM-26 lands

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Sport Games on February 19, 1998

Sport Games on February 19, 1998


American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Toronto Raptors : 123 - 86
  • Denver Nuggets - Los Angeles Lakers : 92 - 131
  • Detroit Pistons - Houston Rockets : 90 - 100
  • Miami Heat - Los Angeles Clippers : 89 - 80
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Indiana Pacers : 77 - 82
See all Basketball game results of February 19, 1998

TV Series

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Directed by: Priyadarshan



Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

Directed by: Steve Miner

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Directed by: Ken Scott

Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

Magazine Covers

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Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air


National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

The Winner by David Baldacci

The Winner


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn incredible new page-turner from thriller master David Baldacci...THE DREAMShe is twenty, beautiful, dirt-poor, and hoping for a better life for her infant daughter when LuAnn Tyler is offered the gift of a lifetime, a $100 …

Talking to Heaven by James Van Praagh

Talking to Heaven


Talking to Heaven: A Medium's Message of Life After Death

The Partner by John Grisham

The Partner


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes

Birthday Letters


Formerly Poet Laureate to Queen Elizabeth II, the late Ted Hughes (1930-98) is recognized as one of the few contemporary poets whose work has mythic scope and power.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Close Combat III: The Russian Front

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Total Air War

Platform: Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Infogrames Entertainment, Atari

Cabela's Big Game Hunter II

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

Airline Tycoon

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, MorphOS, Linux, ZETA, iOS, Android

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Infogrames: Original Monte Cristo: First Class, Evolution Spellbound: Deluxe for Windows RuneSoft: Deluxe for Linux, Mac OS X, ZETA, iOS, Android

Dynamite Cop

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PS2

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $36.00
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $60.38
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $86.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $63.69
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $65.75

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