Saturday January 24, 1998
US date format: 1/24/1998, UK date format: 24/1/1998
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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.
Famous people born on this day include Jay Versace and Ada-Nicole Sanger.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden.
In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits.
Sweet Jane, directed by Joe Gayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sparsh.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-1 World Grand Prix or The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 24, 1998?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Walter D Edmonds: American author (Born 1903).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 24, 1998?
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Top #11 songs in the USA
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Janet - Together Again
- Puff Daddy - Been Around The World
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- LSG - My Body
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- Robyn - Show Me Love
- Usher - Nice & Slow
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on January 24, 1998
- Boston Celtics - Indiana Pacers : 88 - 95
- Charlotte Hornets - Dallas Mavericks : 94 - 92
- Denver Nuggets - Los Angeles Clippers : 99 - 81
- Golden State Warriors - Vancouver Grizzlies : 96 - 107
- Los Angeles Lakers - Seattle SuperSonics : 95 - 101
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Antwerp - Aalst : 1 - 1
- Genk - Lokeren : 1 - 0
- Gent - Mouscron : 0 - 0
- Lierse - Germinal : 1 - 1
- Standard - Charleroi : 2 - 0
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Madrid - Ath Bilbao : 3 - 0
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Eibar - Levante : 1 - 1
- Orense - Ath Madrid B : 3 - 4
- Xerez - Logrones : 0 - 0
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?