Saturday October 24, 1998

US date format: 10/24/1998, UK date format: 24/10/1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Daya (singer) and Spencer Goulding. In that special week of October people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica. In UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. Meet Joe Black, directed by Martin Brest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Professor And The Madman by Simon Winchester was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grafters. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dance Dance Revolution or Blood II: The Chosen.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
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Events

  • Launch of Deep Space 1 comet/asteroid mission

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Movies

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Meet Joe Black

Meet Joe Black

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber

Country: United States of America

The Waterboy

The Waterboy

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler, Fairuza Balk

Country: United States of America

B. Monkey

B. Monkey

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: Asia Argento, Jared Harris, Rupert Everett, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Belly

Belly

Directed by: Hype Williams

Starring: Nas, DMX, Taral Hicks, Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins

No Code of Conduct

No Code of Conduct

Directed by: Bret Michaels

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Mark Dacascos, Paul Gleason

Sport Games on October 24, 1998

Sport Games on October 24, 1998


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Beveren : 1 - 2
  • Gent - Club Brugge : 0 - 4
  • Lierse - Lommel : 2 - 1
  • Oostende - St Truiden : 0 - 1
  • Standard - Germinal : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of October 24, 1998

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Kaiserslautern : 4 - 0
  • Bochum - M'gladbach : 2 - 1
  • Hansa Rostock - Schalke 04 : 2 - 2
  • Nurnberg - Stuttgart : 2 - 2
  • Wolfsburg - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of October 24, 1998

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Zaragoza : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of October 24, 1998

La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Malaga - Ath Madrid B : 0 - 3
  • Ourense - Barcelona B : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of October 24, 1998

TV Series

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Grafters

Grafters

Directed by: Nicholas J. DeMicco

The Life of Birds

The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Brimstone

Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin

Camila

Camila

Directed by: María Luisa Bemberg

Days to next October 24

If October 24, 1998 is your birthday you're 21 years, 11 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Professor And The Madman by Simon Winchester

The Professor And The Madman

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The Professor and the Madman, masterfully researched and eloquently written, is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of

Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

Summer Sisters

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard’s world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend.

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

Eat The Rich by P. J. O'Rourke

Eat The Rich

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In the tradition of his contemporary classic Parliament of Whores, the man who The Wall Street Journal calls "the funniest writer in America" is back with Eat the Rich, in which

What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day ... by Pearl Cleage

What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day ...

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After a decade of elegant pleasures and luxe living with the Atlanta brothers and sisters with the best clothes and biggest dreams, Ava Johnson has temporarily returned home to Idlewild—her fabulous career and power plans smashed to bits by cold …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dragonseeds

Dragonseeds

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical, raising/construction

Publisher: Jaleco

Dance Dance Revolution

Dance Dance Revolution

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Blood II: The Chosen

Blood II: The Chosen

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

Brian Lara Cricket '99

Brian Lara Cricket '99

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters


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