Sunday July 19, 1998

US date format: 7/19/1998, UK date format: 19/7/1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Aidette Cancino . In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. The Negotiator, directed by F. Gary Gray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get Real. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tetris 64 or Blue's Clues: Blue's Birthday Adventure.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
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Events

  • 127th British Golf Open: at Royal Birkdale
  • JAL Big Apple Golf Classic

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Movies

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The Negotiator

The Negotiator

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, David Morse, Ron Rifkin

Ever After: A Cinderella Story

Ever After: A Cinderella Story

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott, Patrick Godfrey

Country: United States of America

Snake Eyes

Snake Eyes

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, John Heard, Carla Gugino

Phantasm IV: Oblivion

Phantasm IV: Oblivion

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: A. Michael Baldwin, Reggie Bannister, Bill Thornbury, Heidi Marnhout

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 19, 1998?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - The Boy Is Mineyoutube
  2. - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
  3. - Friend Of Mine
  4. - Make It Hot
  5. - Too Closeyoutube
  6. - My Way
  7. - Still Not A Player
  8. - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
  9. - I Get Lonely
  10. - My All/Breakdown

TV Series

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Get Real

Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

Saaya

Saaya

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

El privilegio de amar

El privilegio de amar

Maisie Raine

Maisie Raine

Days to next July 19

If July 19, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 2 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha

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A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb

I Know This Much Is True

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On the afternoon of October 12, 1990, my twin brother, Thomas, entered the Three Rivers, Connecticut, public library, retreated to one of the rear study carrels, and prayed to God the sacrifice he was about to commit would be deemed …

The Street Lawyer by John Grisham

The Street Lawyer

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Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

The Last Full Measure by Jeff Shaara

The Last Full Measure

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In the Pulitzer prize–winning classic The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara created the finest Civil War novel of our time. The Last Full Measure tells the epic story of the events following

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Tetris 64

Tetris 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: SETA Corporation

Astronōka

Astronōka

Platform: PlayStation PlayStation Network (PSN)

Publisher: Enix Square Enix (PSN)

Ankh: The Tales of Mystery

Ankh: The Tales of Mystery

Platform: Acorn RISC

Genre: Third-person adventure

Publisher: Acorn Computer Enterprises, Koala Soft, R-Comp Interactive

Blue's Clues: Blue's Birthday Adventure

Blue's Clues: Blue's Birthday Adventure

Platform: Mac OS, Windows

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid

The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/Adventure

Publisher: The Learning Company


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