Thursday March 19, 1998
US date format: 3/19/1998, UK date format: 19/3/1998
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Sophie Foster and Sakura Miyawaki.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith.
In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits.
The Nephew, directed by Eugene Brady, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cowboy Bebop.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anno 1602 or C: The Contra Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 19, 1998?
- Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
- Saint Landoald
- Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
- Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
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- Ah Wilderness!, opens at Vivian Beaumont theater
- EMS Namboodiripad: Indian Communist politician, former...
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 19, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Destiny's Child - No, No, No
- Usher - Nice & Slow
- Mase Featuring Total - What You Want
- Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz - Deja Vu [Uptown Baby]
- Next - Too Close
- Public Announcement - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
- K.P. & Envyi - Swing My Way
- Aretha Franklin - A Rose Is Still A Rose
- Wyclef Jean - Gone Till November
- Uncle Sam - I Don't Ever Want To See You Again
Sport Games on March 19, 1998
- Boston Celtics - Houston Rockets : 96 - 105
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Sacramento Kings : 90 - 85
- Denver Nuggets - Toronto Raptors : 103 - 104
- Golden State Warriors - Dallas Mavericks : 82 - 88
- Indiana Pacers - Washington Wizards : 95 - 91
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