Monday January 26, 1998

US date format: 1/26/1998, UK date format: 26/1/1998

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Together Again by Janet. In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Left Luggage, directed by Jeroen Krabbé, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Letter by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sparsh. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brian Lara Cricket '99 or Clock Tower II: The Struggle Within.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
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Events

  • President Clinton says I want to say one thing to the American people I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky
  • Intel launches 333 MHz Pentium II chip.
  • 25th American Music Awards: Spice Girls and Babyface win.
  • Lewinsky scandal: On American television, U.S. President Bill Clinton denies having had ''sexual relations'' with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Left Luggage

Left Luggage

Directed by: Jeroen Krabbé

Starring: Laura Fraser, Adam Monty, Isabella Rossellini, Jeroen Krabbé

The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Christine Taylor, Allen Covert

Country: United States of America

Caresses

Caresses

Directed by: Ventura Pons

Starring: David Selvas, Laura Conejero, Julieta Serrano, Montserrat Salvador

Sphere

Sphere

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote

Country: United States of America

Sweet Jane

Sweet Jane

Directed by: Joe Gayton

Starring: Samantha Mathis, Barbara Pilavin, Kimberly Scott, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Sport Games on January 26, 1998

Sport Games on January 26, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Miami Heat : 94 - 93
  • Houston Rockets - San Antonio Spurs : 90 - 115
  • New York Knicks - Boston Celtics : 85 - 94
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Toronto Raptors : 87 - 91
  • Phoenix Suns - Atlanta Hawks : 96 - 91
See all Basketball game results of January 26, 1998

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Salamanca - Valladolid : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of January 26, 1998

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Sparsh

Sparsh

Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

Directed by: Steve Miner

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Directed by: Ken Scott

Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

Stella Street

Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

Days to next January 26

If January 26, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 8 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Letter by Richard Paul Evans

The Letter

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In the final episode in The Christmas Box collection, David and MaryAnne Parkin find a mysterious letter at the base of their child Andrea's grave that eventually returns joy to their marriage, which had been strained in the nineteen years …

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."

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

Cold Mountain

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In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to …

The Ghost by Danielle Steel

The Ghost

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With a wife he loves and an exciting London-based career, architect Charles Waterston's life seems in perfect balance. Nothing in his comfortable existence prepares him for the sudden end to his ten-year marriage—or his unwanted transfer to his firm's New …

The God Of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

The God Of Small Things

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Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bomberman Fantasy Race

Bomberman Fantasy Race

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; EU Virgin Interactive

Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling

Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, PC, VC

Genre: Ten pin bowling

Publisher: THQ

Blue's Clues: Blue's Birthday Adventure

Blue's Clues: Blue's Birthday Adventure

Platform: Mac OS, Windows

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

Brian Lara Cricket '99

Brian Lara Cricket '99

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters

Clock Tower II: The Struggle Within

Clock Tower II: The Struggle Within

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Point-and-click adventure, survival horror

Publisher: NA Agetec; JP Human Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $59.06
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $19.44
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $139.88
  • General Electric GE: opens at $74.94
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $99.25

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 26, 1998 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is January 26, 1998?

On January 26, 1998 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 26, 1998?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 26, 1998?

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

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

The number one song in the week of January 26, 1998 was Together Again by Janet in US and Never Ever by All Saints in UK.

What were the top hits on January 26, 1998?

The top hits on January 26, 1998 were Together Again by Janet, Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden, Nice & Slow by Usher in US and Never Ever by All Saints, Perfect Day by Various Artists, Too Much by The Spice Girls in UK.


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