Thursday February 26, 1998

US date format: 2/26/1998, UK date format: 26/2/1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 26, 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 Lex I . In that special week of February people in US were listening to My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion. In UK Doctor Jones by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. The Newton Boys, directed by Richard Linklater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Talking to Heaven by James Van Praagh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gardish. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty or Bomberman Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
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Events

  • Total solar eclipse in Venezuela-Pacific Ocean (4 minutes 9 seconds).
  • Steven M Gluckstern completes sale of New York Islanders.
  • Oprah Winfrey beats Texas cattlemen in beef trial.

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Movies

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The Newton Boys

The Newton Boys

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawke, Skeet Ulrich, Vincent D'Onofrio

The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask

Directed by: Randall Wallace

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Gérard Depardieu

Country: United States of America

U.S. Marshals

U.S. Marshals

Directed by: Stuart Baird

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes, Robert Downey Jr., Joe Pantoliano

Twilight

Twilight

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Gene Hackman, Reese Witherspoon

Gunshy

Gunshy

Directed by: Jeff Celentano

Starring: William Petersen, Michael Wincott, Diane Lane, Kevin Gage

Sport Games on February 26, 1998

Sport Games on February 26, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - Miami Heat : 72 - 91
  • Golden State Warriors - Washington Wizards : 87 - 110
  • Milwaukee Bucks - New York Knicks : 90 - 102
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Houston Rockets : 98 - 118
  • Phoenix Suns - Utah Jazz : 97 - 108
See all Basketball game results of February 26, 1998

TV Series

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Gardish

Gardish

Directed by: Priyadarshan

Sparsh

Sparsh

Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

Directed by: Steve Miner

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Directed by: Ken Scott

Stella Street

Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

Days to next February 26

If February 26, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 7 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Talking to Heaven by James Van Praagh

Talking to Heaven

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Talking to Heaven: A Medium's Message of Life After Death

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 …

The Street Lawyer by John Grisham

The Street Lawyer

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Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air

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National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

The Partner by John Grisham

The Partner

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty

Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Fuuki

Akuji the Heartless

Akuji the Heartless

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard

The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

Bomberman Wars

Bomberman Wars

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Axis & Allies

Axis & Allies

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $62.81
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $22.31
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $85.50
  • General Electric GE: opens at $76.37
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $104.75

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 26, 1998?

On February 26, 1998 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is February 26, 1998?

On February 26, 1998 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 26, 1998?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on February 26, 1998?

On February 26, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 26, 1998?

On February 26, 1998 several famous people were born including, Lex I.

Which famous people died on February 26, 1998?

Famous people died on February 26, 1998 include, Shirley Ardell Mason, James Algar.

What was the number one song in February 26, 1998?

The number one song in the week of February 26, 1998 was My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion in US and Doctor Jones by Aqua in UK.

What were the top hits on February 26, 1998?

The top hits on February 26, 1998 were My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion, Nice & Slow by Usher, Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith in US and Doctor Jones by Aqua, Big Mistake by Natalie Imbruglia, Never Ever by All Saints in UK.


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