Friday October 23, 1998
US date format: 10/23/1998, UK date format: 23/10/1998
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It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart 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 movies released in 1998
while The Professor And The Madman by Simon Winchester was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grafters.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue's Clues: Blue's Birthday Adventure or Falcon 4.0.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 23, 1998?
- 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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- Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Chairman Yasser Arafat reach a ''land for peace'' agreement.
- Amandla Stenberg: Movie Actress.
- Barnett Slepian: American physician (Born 1946).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 23, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dru Hill Featuring Redman - How Deep Is Your Love
- Xscape - My Little Secret
- Monica - The First Night
- Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
- Divine - Lately
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Next - I Still Love You
- Gerald Levert - Thinkin' Bout It
- Keith Sweat Featuring Snoop Dogg - Come And Get With Me
- Aaron Hall - All The Places (I Will Kiss You)
Sport Games on October 23, 1998
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Lokeren - Anderlecht : 2 - 3
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Freiburg - Dortmund : 2 - 2
- Hamburg - Werder Bremen : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Cottbus - Mainz : 2 - 2
- Oberhausen - Ulm : 2 - 2
- Stuttgarter K - Bielefeld : 2 - 2
Division 2Football (France)
- Laval - Red Star 93 : 4 - 2
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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