Thursday December 24, 1998, Christmas Eve
US date format: 12/24/1998, UK date format: 24/12/1998
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 24, 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 December people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly.
In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits.
Pourquoi pas moi?, directed by Stéphane Giusti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Mirror Image by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching See How They Run.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blast Radius or Crash Bandicoot: Warped.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 24, 1998?
- December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
- It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
- In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
- The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
- Syl Apps: Canadian pole vaulter ice hockey player...
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 24, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
- Faith Evans - Love Like This
- Divine - Lately
- Total Featuring Missy Elliott - Trippin'
- Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)
- Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coinz) & Ja - Can I Get A...
- R. Kelly & Celine Dion - I'm Your Angel
- 112 Featuring Mase - Love Me
- Dru Hill Featuring Redman - How Deep Is Your Love
- JAY-Z - Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)
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Days to next December 24If December 24, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 9 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 22 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in December 1998?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 24, 1998?
On December 24, 1998 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is December 24, 1998?
On December 24, 1998 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 24, 1998?
On December 24, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 24, 1998?
On December 24, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on December 24, 1998?
On December 24, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people died on December 24, 1998?
Famous people died on December 24, 1998 include, Syl Apps.
What was the number one song in December 24, 1998?
The number one song in the week of December 24, 1998 was I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly in US and Believe by Cher in UK.
What were the top hits on December 24, 1998?
The top hits on December 24, 1998 were I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly, Nobody's Supposed To Be Here by Deborah Cox, Lately by Divine in US and Believe by Cher, I Love The Way You Love Me by Boyzone, Heartbeat / Tragedy by Steps in UK.