Tuesday March 24, 1998
US date format: 3/24/1998, UK date format: 24/3/1998
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Isabel Suckling .
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith.
In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits.
Taxi, directed by Gérard Pirès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cardcaptor Sakura.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blast Radius or Bushido Blade 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 24, 1998?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Jonesboro massacre: Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden, aged 11 and 13 respectively, fire upon teachers and students at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Arkansas; five people are killed and ten are wounded.
- A tornado sweeps through Dantan in India killing 250 people and injuring 3000 others.
- First Computer-assisted Bone Segment Navigation, performed at the University of Regensburg, Germany.
- A school shooting at Westside Middle School in Arkansas leaves five dead and another ten injured. The suspects are identified as Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden, aged 13 and 11, respectively. Both suspects are students at the school.
- Isabel Suckling: British Choirgirl.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 24, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Montell Jordan Feat. Master P & Silkk The Shocker - Let's Ride
- Destiny's Child - No, No, No
- Usher - Nice & Slow
- Public Announcement - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
- Next - Too Close
- K-Ci & JoJo - All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly)
- SWV - Rain
- Mase Featuring Total - What You Want
- Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz - Deja Vu [Uptown Baby]
- 2Pac Featuring Eric Williams - Do For Love
Sport Games on March 24, 1998
- Charlotte Hornets - Toronto Raptors : 106 - 89
- Houston Rockets - Milwaukee Bucks : 108 - 118
- New York Knicks - Golden State Warriors : 88 - 75
- Orlando Magic - Atlanta Hawks : 73 - 85
- Phoenix Suns - Utah Jazz : 73 - 92
Division 2Football (France)
- Amiens - Valence : 1 - 1
- Caen - Lille : 0 - 2
- Gueugnon - Sochaux : 3 - 1
- Laval - Martigues : 1 - 0
- Mulhouse - Lorient : 1 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Falkirk - Partick : 1 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Grimsby - Plymouth : 1 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 24If March 24, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 6 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 26 days.
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?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $68.62
- Apple AAPL: opens at $26.37
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $84.19
- General Electric GE: opens at $81.12
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $102.25