Wednesday June 24, 1998

US date format: 6/24/1998, UK date format: 24/6/1998

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Tana Mongeau and Coy Stewart. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. In UK C'est La Vie by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. Lethal Weapon 4, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Talking to Heaven by James Van Praagh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get Real. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CarnEvil or Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six/Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
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Movies

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Lethal Weapon 4

Lethal Weapon 4

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

Small Soldiers

Small Soldiers

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Gregory Smith, David Cross, Jay Mohr

Country: United States of America

Madeline

Madeline

Directed by: Daisy von Scherler Mayer

Starring: Frances McDormand, Nigel Hawthorne, Hatty Jones, Ben Daniels

Jaded

Jaded

Directed by: Caryn Krooth

Starring: Carla Gugino, Richard Bright, Robert Knepper, Donna Mitchell

The New Swiss Family Robinson

The New Swiss Family Robinson

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

Starring: Jane Seymour, David Carradine, James Keach, John Asher

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Music charts

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

  1. - The Boy Is Mineyoutube
  2. - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
  3. - Too Closeyoutube
  4. - I Get Lonely
  5. - My Way
  6. - My All/Breakdown
  7. - Make It Hot
  8. - Still Not A Player
  9. - It's All About Me
  10. - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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

Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Days to next June 24

If June 24, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 3 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding

Bridget Jones's Diary

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The iconic #1 bestseller by Helen Fielding; Bridget Jones is now the inspiration for the September 2016 Working Title film release of Bridget Jones's Baby, starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey and Emma Thompson.

The Gifts Of The Jews by Thomas Cahill

The Gifts Of The Jews

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The author of the runaway bestseller How the Irish Saved Civilization has done it again. In The Gifts of the Jews Thomas Cahill takes us on another enchanting journey into history,

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.

A Pirate Looks At Fifty by Jimmy Buffett

A Pirate Looks At Fifty

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For the millions of fans of Jimmy Buffett's music as well as his bestselling books, Tales From Margaritaville and Where Is Joe Merchant?,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

CarnEvil

CarnEvil

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun rail shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

BattleTanx

BattleTanx

Platform: Nintendo 64 Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: 3DO

Burning Rangers

Burning Rangers

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

Blood II: The Chosen

Blood II: The Chosen

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six/Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six/Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $72.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $27.75
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $101.69
  • General Electric GE: opens at $88.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $111.87

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