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..
Which were the important events of July 24, 1998?
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- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 24, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha - Make It Hot
- Jon B - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
- Next - Too Close
- Usher - My Way
- Big Punisher Featuring Joe - Still Not A Player
- Pras Michel Feat. Ol' Dirty Bastard & Introducing Mya - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
- Mariah Carey - My All/Breakdown
- Janet Featuring BLACKstreet - I Get Lonely
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 24If 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.
What news were making the headlines those days in July 1998?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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