Thursday January 22, 1998
US date format: 1/22/1998, UK date format: 22/1/1998
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Chiara Nasti and Silento .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden.
In UK Never Ever by All Saints 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 1080° Snowboarding or Dragon Warrior Monsters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 22, 1998?
- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
- STS 89 (Endeavour 12) launches into orbit
- Rickey Henderson rejoins Oakland Athletics for fourth time.
- World League of American Football becomes NFL East.
- Suspected quotUnabomberquot Theodore Kaczynski pleads guilty, and accepts a sentence of life without the possibility of parole.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 22, 1998?
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Top #11 songs in the USA
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Janet - Together Again
- Puff Daddy - Been Around The World
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- LSG - My Body
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- Robyn - Show Me Love
- Usher - Nice & Slow
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on January 22, 1998
- Detroit Pistons - Los Angeles Clippers : 94 - 76
- Houston Rockets - Charlotte Hornets : 86 - 93
- Sacramento Kings - Cleveland Cavaliers : 96 - 112
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 22If January 22, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 8 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months.
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 $60.25
- Apple AAPL: opens at $18.69
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $135.56
- General Electric GE: opens at $74.94
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $99.81