Thursday June 25, 1998

US date format: 6/25/1998, UK date format: 25/6/1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 25, 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. 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 A Monk Swimming by Malachy McCourt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get Real. If you liked videogames you were probably playing TOCA 2 Touring Cars or Blaze and Blade: Eternal Quest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 25, 1998?


Events

  • Microsoft releases the Windows 98 operting system. It features integrated Internet Explorer 4.0 Web browser, and Universal Serial Bus support. Code-name during development was Memphis. Total sales on the first day are 271,000 units.
  • In Clinton v. City of New York, the United States Supreme Court decides that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 is unconstitutional.
  • Microsoft releases Windows 98.

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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 25, 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 25

If June 25, 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?

TOCA 2 Touring Cars

TOCA 2 Touring Cars

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Extreme-G 2

Extreme-G 2

Platform: Nintendo 64, PC

Genre: Futuristic racing game

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

Blaze and Blade: Eternal Quest

Blaze and Blade: Eternal Quest

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: THQ (Windows) Funsoft (PlayStation)

Action Quake II

Action Quake II

Platform: BeOS, Linux, Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Goemon's Great Adventure

Goemon's Great Adventure

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $72.44
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $28.56
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $105.87
  • General Electric GE: opens at $89.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $112.50

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