#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Sunday 20 December 1998

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chukwu Octuplets and Ivett Tóth. 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. The Thin Red Line, directed by Terrence Malick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alles kan beter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman World or Close Combat III: The Russian Front.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1998 or at December 20 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 20 December 1998 and get them!

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

This Life

Written by: Amy Jenkins

Starring: Jack Davenport, Amita Dhiri, Andrew Lincoln, Daniela Nardini

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

Phenomenon: The Lost Archives

Starring: Dean Stockwell, Bill Rogers

Country: United States

More info

Legacy

Starring: Brett Cullen, Jeremy Garrett, Ron Melendez, Sarah Freeman

Country: United States

More info

Vengeance Unlimited

Written by: John McNamara, David Simkins

Starring: Kathleen York, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Thin Red Line

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte

Country: United States

More info

You've Got Mail

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

More info

The Prince of Egypt

Directed by: Brenda Chapman

Starring: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

More info

Shakespeare in Love

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush

Country: United States

More info

Enemy of the State

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 20 December 1998!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1998 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 20 December
Famous Deaths:
  • C P Lyons: Canadian naturalist and author (Born 1915).

Where were your ancestors 100 years before 20 December 1998

Discover their stories. Preserve your legacy.

Our team of professional genealogists provide full-service genealogical research for clients worldwide, helping them discover their roots and personal history through records, narratives, and DNA.

Request a free consultation

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 20 December 1998 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1998?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.463
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Moses -- Dec. 14, 1998
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9669

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

A Man in Full

By: Tom Wolfe

The setting is Atlanta, Georgia — a racially mixed, late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth and wily politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta conglomerate king whose outsize ego has at last ...

More info

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger

These stories, written for teens just like you, will make you laugh and make you cry. Most importantly, they'll show you that you are not alone, and that lots of other kids are going through the same ups and downs ...

More info

The Century

By: Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the ...

More info

Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

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 ...

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman World

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; PAL Sony

More info
Close Combat III: The Russian Front

Close Combat III: The Russian Front

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Half-Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, OS X, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sierra Studios; Valve Corporation (digital)

More info
Getter Love!!: Chō Renai Party Game Tanjō

Getter Love!!: Chō Renai Party Game Tanjō

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Amazon Trail 3rd Edition

Platform: PC

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: The Learning Company

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 20 December 1998 is such a special date for you!