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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Meet Joe Black

Meet Joe Black

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber

Country: United States of America

The Waterboy

The Waterboy

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler, Fairuza Balk

Country: United States of America

B. Monkey

B. Monkey

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: Asia Argento, Jared Harris, Rupert Everett, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Belly

Belly

Directed by: Hype Williams

Starring: Nas, DMX, Taral Hicks, Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins

No Code of Conduct

No Code of Conduct

Directed by: Bret Michaels

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Mark Dacascos, Paul Gleason

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Sport Games on October 21, 1998

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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Uerdingen - Greuther Furth : 0 - 2
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Huddersfield - Sunderland : 1 - 1
  • West Brom - QPR : 2 - 0
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Millwall - York : 3 - 1
  • Reading - Blackpool : 1 - 1
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Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Scarborough - Barnet : 0 - 0
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TV Series

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Grafters

Grafters

Directed by: Nicholas J. DeMicco

The Life of Birds

The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Brimstone

Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

Camila

Camila

Directed by: María Luisa Bemberg

Days to next October 21

If 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.
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Books

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The Professor And The Madman by Simon Winchester

The Professor And The Madman

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The Professor and the Madman, masterfully researched and eloquently written, is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of

Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

Summer Sisters

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard’s world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend.

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

Eat The Rich by P. J. O'Rourke

Eat The Rich

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In the tradition of his contemporary classic Parliament of Whores, the man who The Wall Street Journal calls "the funniest writer in America" is back with Eat the Rich, in which

What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day ... by Pearl Cleage

What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day ...

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After a decade of elegant pleasures and luxe living with the Atlanta brothers and sisters with the best clothes and biggest dreams, Ava Johnson has temporarily returned home to Idlewild—her fabulous career and power plans smashed to bits by cold …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lego Chess

Lego Chess

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Lego Media

Bomberman World

Bomberman World

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; PAL Sony

Gangsters: Organized Crime

Gangsters: Organized Crime

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Formula 1 98

Formula 1 98

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

Crash Bandicoot: Warped

Crash Bandicoot: Warped

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Stock Markets

  • 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

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