Tuesday December 22, 1998
US date format: 12/22/1998, UK date format: 22/12/1998
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 22, 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 G Hannelius and Mulatto.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly.
In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits.
Pourquoi pas moi?, directed by Stéphane Giusti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Mirror Image by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching See How They Run.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Extreme Paintbrawl or 3D Maze Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 22, 1998?
- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 22, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
- Faith Evans - Love Like This
- Divine - Lately
- Total Featuring Missy Elliott - Trippin'
- Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)
- Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coinz) & Ja - Can I Get A...
- R. Kelly & Celine Dion - I'm Your Angel
- 112 Featuring Mase - Love Me
- Dru Hill Featuring Redman - How Deep Is Your Love
- JAY-Z - Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 22If December 22, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 9 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 28 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in December 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 $74.56
- Apple AAPL: opens at $36.38
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $140.50
- General Electric GE: opens at $98.12
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $177.50