Wednesday October 21, 1998
US date format: 10/21/1998, UK date format: 21/10/1998
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Ryoka Oshima .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica.
In UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits.
Meet Joe Black, directed by Martin Brest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while The Professor And The Madman by Simon Winchester was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grafters.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman World or Gangsters: Organized Crime.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 21, 1998?
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
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- Ryoka Oshima: Japanese singer and actress (AKB48).
- Francis W Sargent: 64th Governor of Massachusetts (Born...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 21, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dru Hill Featuring Redman - How Deep Is Your Love
- Xscape - My Little Secret
- Monica - The First Night
- Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
- Divine - Lately
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Next - I Still Love You
- Gerald Levert - Thinkin' Bout It
- Keith Sweat Featuring Snoop Dogg - Come And Get With Me
- Aaron Hall - All The Places (I Will Kiss You)
Sport Games on October 21, 1998
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Uerdingen - Greuther Furth : 0 - 2
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Huddersfield - Sunderland : 1 - 1
- West Brom - QPR : 2 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Millwall - York : 3 - 1
- Reading - Blackpool : 1 - 1
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Scarborough - Barnet : 0 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 21If October 21, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 11 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 28 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in October 1998?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $76.69
- Apple AAPL: opens at $36.75
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $104.87
- General Electric GE: opens at $83.00
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $140.13