Wednesday 21 October 1998
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
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.
Orgazmo, directed by Trey Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Bag of Bones by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Life of Birds.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Banjo-Kazooie or Buck Bumble.
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- 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.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
- Ryoka Oshima: Japanese singer and actress (AKB48).
- Francis W Sargent: 64th Governor of Massachusetts (Born 1915).
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