Monday March 23, 1998

US date format: 3/23/1998, UK date format: 23/3/1998

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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. Famous people born on this day include Marine Lo Iacono . In that special week of March people in US were listening to Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith. In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Taxi, directed by Gérard Pirès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cardcaptor Sakura. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy or Extreme-G 2.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
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Events

  • 70th Academy Awards: Titanic wins 11 Oscars, Jack Nicholson best actor, Helen Hunt best actress.
  • 70th Academy Awards ceremony held in Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles, California.
  • The 70th Academy Awards ceremony, hosted for the 6th time by Billy Crystal, is held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Titanic wins 11 Oscars including Best Picture.

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Movies

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Taxi

Taxi

Directed by: Gérard Pirès

Starring: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard, Manuela Gourary

City of Angels

City of Angels

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher, Dennis Franz

Country: United States of America

The Odd Couple II

The Odd Couple II

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Richard Riehle, Jonathan Silverman

Shadow of Doubt

Shadow of Doubt

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Tom Berenger, Craig Sheffer, Huey Lewis

My Giant

My Giant

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Billy Crystal, Gheorghe Muresan, Kathleen Quinlan, Joanna Pacula

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Music charts

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Sport Games on March 23, 1998

Sport Games on March 23, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Chicago Bulls : 88 - 111
  • Detroit Pistons - Philadelphia 76ers : 94 - 79
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Vancouver Grizzlies : 95 - 106
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Denver Nuggets : 107 - 86
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Dallas Mavericks : 87 - 91
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Freiburg : 2 - 0
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Ethniki Katigoria

Football (Greece)
  • AEK - Apollon : 1 - 0
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TV Series

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Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Push

Push

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

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Directed by: Hirokazu Yamada

Starring: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Kevin Seymour, Steve Blum

Country: Japan

Lost in Space

Lost in Space

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Gardish

Gardish

Directed by: Priyadarshan

Days to next March 23

If March 23, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 5 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman

Here on Earth

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A seductive and mesmerizing story of obsessive love from the New York Times bestselling author of The Rules of Magic.After nineteen years in California, March Murray returns to the small Massachusetts town where she grew up.

Numbered Account by Christopher Reich

Numbered Account

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A job he shouldn't have taken... A woman he shouldn't have loved... A secret he shouldn't expose...if he wants to live.Nick

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 …

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

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The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

The Perfect Storm

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The bestselling book that became the blockbuster film starring George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, and Diane Lane. In October 1991, three weather systems collided off the coast of Nova Scotia to create a storm of singular fury, boasting waves over one …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bomberman Hero

Bomberman Hero

Platform: Nintendo 64, Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA / PAL Nintendo

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames

Ehrgeiz

Ehrgeiz

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Square; NA Square Electronic Arts; PAL Square; JP Square Enix

Extreme-G 2

Extreme-G 2

Platform: Nintendo 64, PC

Genre: Futuristic racing game

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

Asghan: The Dragon Slayer

Asghan: The Dragon Slayer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action/Adventure

Publisher: Grolier Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $69.94
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $25.94
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $81.19
  • General Electric GE: opens at $81.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $101.56

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