Friday February 20, 1998

US date format: 2/20/1998, UK date format: 20/2/1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 20, 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 Maddy Crouch and Spooky Black. In that special week of February people in US were listening to by . In UK by 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 Blast Radius or CarnEvil.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1998, at February 20 across the years or at February 1998 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Events

  • UN Secretary General Kofi Annan lands in Baghdad, for peace negotiations
  • US movie box office hits quickest $1 billion for year (51 days).
  • Tara Lipinski wins Olympics figure skating gold medal.
  • American figure skater Tara Lipinski becomes the youngest gold-medalist at the Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.
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Movies

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The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

Country: United States of America

Dark City

Dark City

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt

Country: United States of America

Pi

Pi

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, Pamela Hart

Country: United States of America

Left Luggage

Left Luggage

Directed by: Jeroen Krabbé

Starring: Laura Fraser, Adam Monty, Isabella Rossellini, Jeroen Krabbé

Ringu

Ringu

Directed by: Hideo Nakata

Starring: Nanako Matsushima, Miki Nakatani, Yûko Takeuchi, Hitomi Satô

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Sport Games on February 20, 1998

Sport Games on February 20, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Seattle SuperSonics : 106 - 96
  • Charlotte Hornets - Phoenix Suns : 99 - 115
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - New Jersey Nets : 109 - 95
  • Denver Nuggets - Golden State Warriors : 88 - 95
  • Houston Rockets - Minnesota Timberwolves : 95 - 100
See all Basketball game results of February 20, 1998

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Mouscron - Anderlecht : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of February 20, 1998

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Nurnberg : 0 - 1
  • Leipzig - Cottbus : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of February 20, 1998

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Le Mans - Amiens : 4 - 2
See all Football game results of February 20, 1998

TV Series

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Sparsh

Sparsh

Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

Directed by: Steve Miner

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Directed by: Ken Scott

Gardish

Gardish

Directed by: Priyadarshan

Stella Street

Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

Days to next February 20

If February 20, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 9 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air

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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

By:

#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

By:

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

The Partner by John Grisham

The Partner

By:

#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

By:

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blast Radius

Blast Radius

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Psygnosis

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames

Mario Party

Mario Party

Genre: Party game

Publisher: Nintendo

CarnEvil

CarnEvil

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun rail shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

Armed Police Batrider

Armed Police Batrider

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Manic shooter

Publisher: Eighting

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $63.56
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $20.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $155.50
  • General Electric GE: opens at $77.81
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $103.00

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 20, 1998?

On February 20, 1998 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is February 20, 1998?

On February 20, 1998 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 20, 1998?

On February 20, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 20, 1998?

On February 20, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 20, 1998?

On February 20, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 20, 1998?

On February 20, 1998 several famous people were born including, Maddy Crouch, Spooky Black, Matt Hunter.

What was the number one song in February 20, 1998?

The number one song in the week of February 20, 1998 was Nice & Slow by Usher in US and Doctor Jones by Aqua in UK.

What were the top hits on February 20, 1998?

The top hits on February 20, 1998 were Nice & Slow by Usher, Together Again by Janet, Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden in US and Doctor Jones by Aqua, My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion, Never Ever by All Saints in UK.


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