Friday July 24, 1998

US date format: 7/24/1998, UK date format: 24/7/1998

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Bindi Irwin and Jett Eaton. In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. Tango, directed by Carlos Saura, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Any Day Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Billiard Academy Real Break or Big Thanks Super Keirin ~Dream With Keirin 50 Years~.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
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Events

  • Russell Eugene Weston Jr. bursts into the United States Capitol and opens fire killing two police officers. He is later ruled to be incompetent to stand trial.
  • The US Senate votes 90 to 10 to make gambling on the Internet illegal.
  • Saving Private Ryan premieres in theaters.

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Movies

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Tango

Tango

Directed by: Carlos Saura

Starring: Miguel Ángel Solá, Cecilia Narova, Mía Maestro, Juan Carlos Copes

Sombre

Sombre

Directed by: Philippe Grandrieux

Starring: Marc Barbé, Elina Löwensohn, Géraldine Voillat, Coralie

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

Directed by: Kevin Rodney Sullivan

Starring: Angela Bassett, Taye Diggs, Whoopi Goldberg, Regina King

Telling You

Telling You

Directed by: Rob DeFranco

Starring: Peter Facinelli, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Dash Mihok, Andy Berman

The Negotiator

The Negotiator

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, David Morse, Ron Rifkin

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 24, 1998?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - The Boy Is Mineyoutube
  2. - Friend Of Mine
  3. - Make It Hot
  4. - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
  5. - Too Closeyoutube
  6. - My Way
  7. - Still Not A Player
  8. - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
  9. - My All/Breakdown
  10. - I Get Lonely

TV Series

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Any Day Now

Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

Perla

Perla

Directed by: Sergio Castilla

Get Real

Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

Saaya

Saaya

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Days to next July 24

If July 24, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 2 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

The Last Full Measure by Jeff Shaara

The Last Full Measure

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In the Pulitzer prize–winning classic The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara created the finest Civil War novel of our time. The Last Full Measure tells the epic story of the events following

Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell

Unnatural Exposure

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A psychopath with an intimate knowledge of death has an even more intimate knowledge of Kay Scarpetta-and many different plans to kill her.

A Monk Swimming by Malachy McCourt

A Monk Swimming

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Slapped with a libel suit after an appearance on a talk show, Malachy McCourt crows, "If they could only see me now in the slums of Limerick, a big shot, sued

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

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“A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter.”—Washington

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Billiard Academy Real Break

Billiard Academy Real Break

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Nakanihon

Caesar III

Caesar III

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: City-building

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment, Sold-Out Software

Big Thanks Super Keirin ~Dream With Keirin 50 Years~

Big Thanks Super Keirin ~Dream With Keirin 50 Years~

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Sports

Publisher: VAP

Baroque

Baroque

Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation PlayStation 2 PlayStation Network Wii

Genre: Role-playing video game, Roguelike

Publisher: JP Sting Entertainment; NA Atlus; EU Rising Star Games

Forsaken

Forsaken

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Nintendo 64

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $69.81
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $35.38
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $113.75
  • General Electric GE: opens at $90.81
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $125.87

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