Tuesday January 20, 1998
US date format: 1/20/1998, UK date format: 20/1/1998
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Timmy Connors .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden.
In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits.
Sweet Jane, directed by Joe Gayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sparsh.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Half-Life or Godzilla Trading Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 20, 1998?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
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- Warner Brothers TV Network begins Tuesday night programming
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts The Mama and The Papas, The Eagles.
- Timmy Connors: YouNow Star.
- Bobo Brazil: American professional wrestler (Born...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 20, 1998?
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Top #11 songs in the USA
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Janet - Together Again
- Puff Daddy - Been Around The World
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- LSG - My Body
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- Robyn - Show Me Love
- Usher - Nice & Slow
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on January 20, 1998
- Denver Nuggets - Vancouver Grizzlies : 77 - 88
- Milwaukee Bucks - Atlanta Hawks : 93 - 103
- Phoenix Suns - Golden State Warriors : 87 - 69
- Portland Trail Blazers - Cleveland Cavaliers : 86 - 84
- Seattle SuperSonics - Dallas Mavericks : 98 - 107
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Cannes - Metz : 1 - 1
- Marseille - Monaco : 1 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Queen of Sth - Stenhousemuir : 0 - 1
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Colchester - Cardiff : 2 - 1
- Exeter - Barnet : 0 - 0
- Macclesfield - Scunthorpe : 2 - 0
- Notts County - Hull : 1 - 0
- Scarborough - Torquay : 4 - 1
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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