Sunday August 23, 1998
US date format: 8/23/1998, UK date format: 23/8/1998
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 23, 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.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica.
In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits.
Train of Life, directed by Radu Mihaileanu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Quite A Year For Plums by Bailey White was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hercules.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Genjū Ryodan or Armed Police Batrider.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 23, 1998?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
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- Minnesota LPGA Classic
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 23, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Boyzone - No Matter What
- The Spice Girls - Viva Forever
- Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
- Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You
- Sash! featuring Tina Cousins - Mysterious Times
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha - Make It Hot
- Monica - The First Night
- Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
- Jon B - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
- Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
- Usher - My Way
- Next - Too Close
- Mase Featuring Puff Daddy - Lookin' At Me
- Big Punisher Featuring Joe - Still Not A Player
Sport Games on August 23, 1998
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Harelbeke - Kortrijk : 1 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Hamburg - Bochum : 1 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Cottbus - Karlsruhe : 4 - 0
- F Koln - Greuther Furth : 1 - 4
- Gutersloh - Hannover : 2 - 1
- Oberhausen - Wattenscheid : 1 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Bradford - Bolton : 2 - 2
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