Wednesday August 26, 1998: on this day

August 26, 1998 was the 238th day of the year 1998, under the sign of Virgo and the day of the week was Wednesday.

Is August 26, 1998 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on August 26, 1998, who was born and died on August 26, 1998, what holidays and observances are celebrated on August 26, 1998, which were the most popular songs (ex. The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica), movies (e.g. Following, directed by Christopher Nolan), TV series (e.g. Hercules) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about August 26th, 1998 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was August 26, 1998?


August 26, 1998 was a Wednesday and it was the 238th day of the year 1998 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 26, 1998 can also be written as 8/26/1998 in the US and as 26/8/1998 in UK and Europe.

August 26, 1998 in August 1998 calendar

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August 26, 1998: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 26, 1998:

  • Computer virus cih activates and attacks windows 9x.
  • The first flight of the boeing delta iii ends in disaster 75 seconds after liftoff resulting in the loss of the galaxy x communications satellite.

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August 26, 1998: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on August 26, 1998:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $69.56
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $39.88
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $111.25
  • General Electric GE: opens at $89.56
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $127.25
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August 26, 1998: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 26th is Virgo.

Virgo is the 6th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between August 23rd and September 22nd belong to the Virgo sign: discover Virgo personality and who should a Virgo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 26, 1998: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 26, 1998 is Tiger and the associated element is Earth.

Discover the Tiger personality and how the Earth Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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Discover the planets positions on August 26th, 1998 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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August 26, 1998: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 26, 1998 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 26, 1998 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 26, 1998 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 22% full, rising at 10:29 am and setting at 10:06 pm.

The previous full moon was on Aug 08, 1998 while the next full moon would come on Sep 06, 1998.

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Who was born on August 26, 1998?


Famous people born on August 26, 1998:

  • Kyle Exum

    Vine star.

  • Leonardo Cecchi

    Tv actor.

  • China Anne McClain

    Actress.

  • Trey Cunningham
  • Jeon So-yeon
  • Aleksandra Kustova
  • Gwendal Bisch
  • Dennis Man
  • Malik Williams
  • Charlie Gillespie
  • Kyle Magennis
  • Tristan Borges

Whose famous birthday is on August 26th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 26th:

  • Dylan O'Brien
    Dylan O'Brien

    Dylan o'brien is an american actor known for his role in the tv series teen wolf and the maze runner film series.

  • Macaulay Culkin
    Macaulay Culkin

    Macaulay culkin is a well-known american actor, best known for his role as kevin mccallister in the home alone movies.

  • Melissa McCarthy
    Melissa McCarthy

    Melissa mccarthy is a renowned american comedian and actress known for her roles in popular comedy films such as bridesmaids and the heat.

  • Chris Pine
    Chris Pine

    Chris pine is an american actor known for his roles in star trek, wonder woman, and into the woods.

  • Keke Palmer
    Keke Palmer

    Keke palmer is an american singer and actress known for her roles in films such as akeelah and the bee and hustlers, as well as her music...

  • Evan Ross
    Evan Ross

    American actor.

  • Christopher Isherwood
    Christopher Isherwood

    British-american essayist, screenwriter, playwright, and novelist.

  • Michael Jeter
    Michael Jeter

    American actor and character actor who was openly gay, died march 30, 2003 from complications related to hiv/aids at his hollywood hills...

  • Alison Steadman
    Alison Steadman

    British actress.

  • Mike Colter
    Mike Colter

    Mike colter is an american actor known for his role as luke cage in the marvel cinematic universe.

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August 26, 1998: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 25 years 7 months old,

or 307 months and 24 days old,

or 1338 weeks and 2 days old,

or 9368 days old,

if you were born on August 26, 1998.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old,

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 26, 1998?

There are 129 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday August 26th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 26, 1998?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on August 26, 1998.

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August 26, 1998: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 26, 1998:

  • Frederick Reines

    American physicist and academic, nobel prize laureate (d. 1998).

  • Remo Giazotto
  • Jackie Ridgle
  • Wade Dominguez
  • Francesco Crucitti
  • Jack Harlan
  • Charles Jauquier
  • Ryūichi Tamura

What famous deaths happened on August 26th?

Famous deaths on August 26th:

  • Lon Chaney
    Lon Chaney

    American actor, known as the "man with a thousand faces", and most well-known for his horror films.

  • Kay Francis
    Kay Francis

    Kay Francis was a popular American actress known for her roles in 1930s films.

  • Dominick Dunne
    Dominick Dunne

    American writer.

  • Ted Knight
    Ted Knight

    American actor, disc jockey, singer and puppeteer.

  • Ramon Zamora
    Ramon Zamora

    Filipino martial arts actor (born in 1935).

  • Charles Lindbergh

    American author and pilot, he is the most well-known hero of his time for his flight between new york city and paris on 20 mai 1927.

  • Zinaida Portnova

    Soviet gymnast who won multiple Olympic medals.

  • Tunis Willis

    American author known for his works on Southern culture and history.

  • Tawfiq Saleh

    Pioneer in the field of optical engineering and imaging technology.

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August 26, 1998: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 26, 1998:

  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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August 26, 1998: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 26, 1998 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 24th and August 30th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


August 26, 1998: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 26, 1998 was The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica, according to the music chart for the week August 24th and August 30th.

August 26, 1998: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 26, 1998 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 24th and August 30th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - The Boy Is Mine youtube
  2. - My Way
  3. - The First Night youtube
  4. - Crush
  5. - Never Ever

August 26, 1998: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 26, 1998 was No Matter What by Boyzone, according to the music chart for the week August 24th and August 30th.

August 26, 1998: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on August 26, 1998 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 24th and August 30th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - No Matter What
  2. - Viva Forever
  3. - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
  4. - Music Sounds Better With You
  5. - Mysterious Times

August 26, 1998: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 26, 1998 was Friend Of Mine by Kelly Price, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 24th and August 30th.

August 26, 1998: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 26, 1998 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week August 24th and August 30th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Friend Of Mine
  2. - The First Night youtube
  3. - Make It Hot
  4. - The Boy Is Mine youtube
  5. - Daydreamin'

August 26, 1998: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on August 26, 1998 was Tu Sonrisa by Elvis Crespo, according to the Latin music chart for the week August 24th and August 30th.

August 26, 1998: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on August 26, 1998 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week August 24th and August 30th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Tu Sonrisa
  2. - Te Quiero Tanto, Tanto
  3. - Por Mujeres Como Tu
  4. - Oye
  5. - Desde Que Te Amo

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August 26, 1998: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 26, 1998 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Following

Following

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, Lucy Russell, John Nolan

Country: United States of America

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes

Country: United States of America

Ronin

Ronin

Release year: 1998

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård

Country: United States of America

Thursday

Thursday

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Skip Woods

Starring: Thomas Jane, Aaron Eckhart, Paulina Porizkova, James Le Gros

Simon Birch

Simon Birch

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Mark Steven Johnson

Starring: Ian Michael Smith, Joseph Mazzello, Ashley Judd, Oliver Platt

August 26, 1998: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 26, 1998 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Hercules

Hercules

Release year: 1998

Directed by: John Musker & Ron Clements

Get Real

Get Real

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Simon Shore

Any Day Now

Any Day Now

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Travis Fine

Perla

Perla

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Sergio Castilla

Get Real

Get Real

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Simon Shore

August 26, 1998: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on August 26, 1998 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

A Walk In The Woods by Bill Bryson

A Walk In The Woods

By:

Soon, there will be a major motion movie starring Robert Redford & Nick Nolte. The Appalachian Trail runs from Georgia to Maine and includes some of the most beautiful terrain in the country.

Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding

Bridget Jones's Diary

By:

Bridget Jones, Helen Fielding's #1 Bestseller, is the inspiration behind the September 2016 Working Title film release Bridget Jones's Baby starring Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth as well as Patrick Dempsey, Emma Thompson, and Patrick Dempsey.

A Night Without Armor by Jewel Kilcher

A Night Without Armor

By:

Jewel, one of the most revered artists in pop music today, is more than just a music industry success with her debut record selling over 10 million copies.

Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

Summer Sisters

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER For author chats, join the Random House Reader's Circle. Victoria Leonard's life is forever changed by Caitlin Somers, who chooses Victoria as a friend in the summer 1977.

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha

By:

This is the story of a literary sensation and a runaway bestseller.

August 26, 1998: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 26, 1998 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Half-Life

Half-Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, OS X, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sierra Studios; Valve Corporation (digital)

Another Mind

Another Mind

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Square

StarCraft

StarCraft

Platform: Microsoft Windows, MacOS/OS X, Nintendo 64

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Bandai

Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling

Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, PC, VC

Genre: Ten pin bowling

Publisher: THQ

history

Who was the US President on August 26, 1998?

On August 26, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 26, 1998?

On August 26, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 26, 1998?

On August 26, 1998 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about August 26th?

August 26th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 26th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 26th, such as:

  • 2018 - Afghanistan war: afghan authorities claim that the afghan and foreign forces killed isil/k's head and ten other militant members in a joint ground-air operation on saturday night.
  • 2017 - 2017 m1 motorway crash: many people have been killed in a collision between two trucks and a minibus while driving on the m1 motorway, near newport pagnell, buckinghamshire.
  • 2016 - Kurdish-turkish conflict (1978-1999): eight turkish officers are killed and forty are injured by a bombing at a cizre police checkpoint. the pkk is believed to have been responsible.

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history

What happened in 1998?

1998 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Freak, opens at Cort Theater, New York City
  • 80th PGA Championship at Sahalee Country Club - Seattle, Washington
  • State Farm Rail Golf Classic

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What was the calendar for August 1998?

August 1998 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how August 1998 calendar looked like.

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