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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 24, 1998?
- 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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- Launch of Deep Space 1 comet/asteroid mission
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 24, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dru Hill Featuring Redman - How Deep Is Your Love
- Xscape - My Little Secret
- Monica - The First Night
- Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
- Divine - Lately
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Next - I Still Love You
- Gerald Levert - Thinkin' Bout It
- Keith Sweat Featuring Snoop Dogg - Come And Get With Me
- Aaron Hall - All The Places (I Will Kiss You)
Sport Games on October 24, 1998
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Charleroi - Beveren : 1 - 2
- Gent - Club Brugge : 0 - 4
- Lierse - Lommel : 2 - 1
- Oostende - St Truiden : 0 - 1
- Standard - Germinal : 1 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (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
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Celta - Zaragoza : 2 - 0
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Malaga - Ath Madrid B : 0 - 3
- Ourense - Barcelona B : 2 - 0
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Days to next October 24If 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.
What news were making the headlines those days in October 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?