Wednesday January 21, 1998

US date format: 1/21/1998, UK date format: 21/1/1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 21, 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 Toby McDonough and Alex Target. In that special week of January people in US were listening to by . In UK by 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 Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate or CarnEvil.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1998, at January 21 across the years or at January 1998 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day

Events

  • Pope John Paul II visits Cuba.

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Movies

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Pi

Pi

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

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

Country: United States of America

Ringu

Ringu

Directed by: Hideo Nakata

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

Smoke Signals

Smoke Signals

Directed by: Chris Eyre

Starring: Adam Beach, Evan Adams, Irene Bedard, Gary Farmer

Sweet Jane

Sweet Jane

Directed by: Joe Gayton

Starring: Samantha Mathis, Barbara Pilavin, Kimberly Scott, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Fallen

Fallen

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 21, 1998?
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Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - En El Jardin
  2. - Contigo (Estar Contigo)
  3. - A Pesar De Todos
  4. - Si Tu Supieras
  5. - Si Tu Me Amaras
Sport Games on January 21, 1998

Sport Games on January 21, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - San Antonio Spurs : 76 - 90
  • Boston Celtics - Minnesota Timberwolves : 95 - 104
  • Charlotte Hornets - Chicago Bulls : 79 - 110
  • Detroit Pistons - Denver Nuggets : 87 - 67
  • Golden State Warriors - Utah Jazz : 85 - 98
See all Basketball game results of January 21, 1998

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Amiens - Toulon : 1 - 2
  • Caen - Laval : 2 - 0
  • Gueugnon - Lille : 4 - 0
  • Le Mans - Sochaux : 0 - 0
  • Lorient - Beauvais : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 21, 1998

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Toulouse : 3 - 1
  • Bastia - Paris SG : 2 - 0
  • Le Havre - Bordeaux : 0 - 0
  • Lens - Guingamp : 1 - 0
  • Montpellier - Nantes : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 21, 1998

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Sparsh

Sparsh

Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

Directed by: Steve Miner

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Directed by: Ken Scott

Stella Street

Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

Robot Wars

Robot Wars

Directed by: William L. Stewart

Days to next January 21

If January 21, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 10 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ghost by Danielle Steel

The Ghost

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With a wife he loves and an exciting London-based career, architect Charles Waterston's life seems in perfect balance. Nothing in his comfortable existence prepares him for the sudden end to his ten-year marriage—or his unwanted transfer to his firm's New …

The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts

The Man Who Listens To Horses

By:

Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

The God Of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

The God Of Small Things

By:

Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide.

The Rape Of Nanking by Iris Chang

The Rape Of Nanking

By:

In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians and soldiers were systematically raped, tortured, and murdered—a death toll exceeding

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The ClueFinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra

The ClueFinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/Adventure/Mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations GOG Ltd

CarnEvil

CarnEvil

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun rail shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

Dragonseeds

Dragonseeds

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical, raising/construction

Publisher: Jaleco

Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Oratorio Tangram

Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Oratorio Tangram

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega Activision (NA)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $61.50
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $18.75
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $137.25
  • General Electric GE: opens at $75.19
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $100.25

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 21, 1998?

On January 21, 1998 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 21, 1998?

On January 21, 1998 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 21, 1998?

On January 21, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 21, 1998?

On January 21, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 21, 1998?

On January 21, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 21, 1998?

On January 21, 1998 several famous people were born including, Toby McDonough, Alex Target, Brandon Bowen.

What was the number one song in January 21, 1998?

The number one song in the week of January 21, 1998 was Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden in US and Never Ever by All Saints in UK.

What were the top hits on January 21, 1998?

The top hits on January 21, 1998 were Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden, How Do I Live by LeAnn Rimes, Together Again by Janet in US and Never Ever by All Saints, Perfect Day by Various Artists, Too Much by The Spice Girls in UK.


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