Friday October 23, 1998

US date format: 10/23/1998, UK date format: 23/10/1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on October 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 Amandla Stenberg . In that special week of October people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica. In UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. Meet Joe Black, directed by Martin Brest, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1998 while The Professor And The Madman by Simon Winchester was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brave Fencer Musashi or C: The Contra Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Chairman Yasser Arafat reach a ''land for peace'' agreement.

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Movies

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Meet Joe Black

Meet Joe Black

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber

Country: United States of America

The Waterboy

The Waterboy

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler, Fairuza Balk

Country: United States of America

B. Monkey

B. Monkey

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: Asia Argento, Jared Harris, Rupert Everett, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Belly

Belly

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Hype Williams

Starring: Nas, DMX, Taral Hicks, Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins

No Code of Conduct

No Code of Conduct

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Bret Michaels

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Mark Dacascos, Paul Gleason

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 23, 1998

Sport Games on October 23, 1998


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Lokeren - Anderlecht : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of October 23, 1998

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Dortmund : 2 - 2
  • Hamburg - Werder Bremen : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of October 23, 1998

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Cottbus - Mainz : 2 - 2
  • Oberhausen - Ulm : 2 - 2
  • Stuttgarter K - Bielefeld : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of October 23, 1998

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Laval - Red Star 93 : 4 - 2
See all Football game results of October 23, 1998

TV Series

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Professor And The Madman by Simon Winchester

The Professor And The Madman

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The Professor and the Madman, masterfully researched and eloquently written, is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of

Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

Summer Sisters

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard’s world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend.

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 …

Eat The Rich by P. J. O'Rourke

Eat The Rich

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In the tradition of his contemporary classic Parliament of Whores, the man who The Wall Street Journal calls "the funniest writer in America" is back with Eat the Rich, in which

What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day ... by Pearl Cleage

What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day ...

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After a decade of elegant pleasures and luxe living with the Atlanta brothers and sisters with the best clothes and biggest dreams, Ava Johnson has temporarily returned home to Idlewild—her fabulous career and power plans smashed to bits by cold …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Brave Fencer Musashi

Brave Fencer Musashi

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action role-playing game

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

C: The Contra Adventure

C: The Contra Adventure

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami of America

Bomberman World

Bomberman World

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, Maze

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; PAL Sony

Blue's Clues: Blue's Birthday Adventure

Blue's Clues: Blue's Birthday Adventure

Platform: Mac OS, Windows

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

Falcon 4.0

Falcon 4.0

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $71.87
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $36.75
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $109.00
  • General Electric GE: opens at $85.81
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $141.50

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 23, 1998?

On October 23, 1998 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is October 23, 1998?

On October 23, 1998 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 23, 1998?

On October 23, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 23, 1998?

On October 23, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 23, 1998?

On October 23, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 23, 1998?

On October 23, 1998 several famous people were born including, Amandla Stenberg.

Which famous people died on October 23, 1998?

Famous people died on October 23, 1998 include, Barnett Slepian.

What was the number one song in October 23, 1998?

The number one song in the week of October 23, 1998 was The First Night by Monica in US and Rollercoaster by B*Witched in UK.

What were the top hits on October 23, 1998?

The top hits on October 23, 1998 were The First Night by Monica, One Week by Barenaked Ladies, How Deep Is Your Love by Dru Hill in US and Rollercoaster by B*Witched, Perfect 10 by The Beautiful South, I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith in UK.