Friday May 22, 1998

US date format: 5/22/1998, UK date format: 22/5/1998

The day of the week was Friday, under the astrological sign of Gemini (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on May 22, 1998).

Famous birthdays on this day include Oliver Woollford .

The number one song in US was My All by Mariah Carey. Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints was #1 song in the UK.

The Truman Show, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1998 while A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Saaya. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Thanks Super Keirin ~Dream With Keirin 50 Years~ or Gauntlet Legends.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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May 22, 1998 Events

What happened on May 22, 1998?


Historical Events

  • DisneyQuest opens at Downtown Disney West Side in Walt Disney World in Florida. It provides five stories of high-tech attractions, including Explore Zone, Create Zone, and Replay Zone.
  • The Rocket Rods attraction opens in Tomorrowland at Disneyland, California. It occupies the old PeopleMover track.
  • Lewinsky scandal: a federal judge rules that United States Secret Service agents can be compelled to testify before a grand jury concerning the scandal, involving President Bill Clinton.

See also

What happened on May 22 in history? Find out the list of May 22nd major events

What was 1998 famous for? Discover everything about 1998

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May 22, 1998 Famous Birthdays


Who was born on May 22, 1998?

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How old am I?

If May 22, 1998 is your birthday you are 24 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 22.

RIP

May 22, 1998 Famous Deaths


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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Truman Show

The Truman Show

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Country: United States of America

The Celebration

The Celebration

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg

Starring: Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen

The Dreamlife of Angels

The Dreamlife of Angels

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Erick Zonca

Starring: Élodie Bouchez, Natacha Régnier, Grégoire Colin, Patrick Mercado

The Mighty

The Mighty

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Peter Chelsom

Starring: Kieran Culkin, Elden Henson, Sharon Stone, Harry Dean Stanton

A Perfect Murder

A Perfect Murder

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, David Suchet

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Music charts

What was the number one song on May 22, 1998? Which were the top hits on May 22, 1998?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - My Allyoutube
  2. - Too Closeyoutube
  3. - I Get Lonely
  4. - You're Still The One
  5. - Everybody (Backstreet's Back)

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade
  2. - Feel It
  3. - All That I Need
  4. - Turn Back Time
  5. - Last Thing On My Mind

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - I Get Lonely
  2. - Too Closeyoutube
  3. - It's All About Me
  4. - My All/Breakdown
  5. - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Suavemente
  2. - The Cup Of Life (The Official Song Of The World Cup, France '98)
  3. - No Me Conoces
  4. - No Se Olvidar
  5. - Por Que Te Conoci
Sport Games on May 22, 1998

Sport Games on May 22, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Utah Jazz - Los Angeles Lakers : 109 - 98
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Dusseldorf : 2 - 0
  • Gutersloh - Unterhaching : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of May 22, 1998

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Saaya

Saaya

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Open House

Open House

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Flashback

Flashback

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1998?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler

A Patchwork Planet

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This is Anne Tyler's fourteenth novel, and one of her most beloved. It tells the story about a loving loser trying to make his life right.

Message In A Bottle by Nicholas Sparks

Message In A Bottle

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Theresa Osborne, a divorcee and disillusioned in her relationships, is out jogging when she spots a bottle at the beach. The bottle contains a love letter and longing letter to Catherine, signed simply by Garrett.

You Belong to Me by Mary Higgins Clark

You Belong to Me

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"The mistress of tension" (The New Yorker), Mary Higgins Clark is back with another New York Times bestseller. USA TODAY called it "her page-turning favorite". It's about a murderer who targets lonely cruise ship women. This novel combines classic mystery …

The Long Road Home by Danielle Steel

The Long Road Home

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From Danielle Steel, best-selling author, takes us on a terrifying journey into America's hidden shame. This novel explores forgiveness, the dark side childhood and one woman's unbreakable spirit.

Aphrodite by Isabel Allende

Aphrodite

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Isabel Allende, Goddess of Love, uses her storytelling skills to great effect in Aphrodite. She evokes the pleasures of food and sex.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Big Thanks Super Keirin ~Dream With Keirin 50 Years~

Big Thanks Super Keirin ~Dream With Keirin 50 Years~

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Sports

Publisher: VAP

Gauntlet Legends

Gauntlet Legends

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Dreamcast

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Atari Games Midway Games (home versions)

Dragon Warrior Monsters

Dragon Warrior Monsters

Platform: Game Boy Color, mobile phones, PlayStation, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Enix; NA / EU Eidos Interactive

Blood II: The Chosen

Blood II: The Chosen

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

Aliens Online

Aliens Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GameStorm Kesmai Fox Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.81
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $28.75
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $86.62
  • General Electric GE: opens at $86.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $123.62

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 22, 1998?

On May 22, 1998 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is May 22, 1998?

On May 22, 1998 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 22, 1998?

On May 22, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 22, 1998?

On May 22, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 22, 1998?

On May 22, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 22, 1998?

On May 22, 1998 several famous people were born including, Oliver Woollford.

Which famous people died on May 22, 1998?

Famous people died on May 22, 1998 include, John Derek, Jose Enrique Moyal, John Derek.

What was the number one song in May 22, 1998?

The number one song in the week of May 22, 1998 was My All by Mariah Carey in US and Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints in UK.

What were the top hits on May 22, 1998?

The top hits on May 22, 1998 were My All by Mariah Carey, Too Close by Next, I Get Lonely by Janet in US and Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints, Feel It by The Tamperer featuring Maya, All That I Need by Boyzone in UK.