Thursday March 26, 1998

US date format: 3/26/1998, UK date format: 26/3/1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Emily Tosta . In that special week of March people in US were listening to Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith. In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Taxi, directed by Gérard Pirès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cardcaptor Sakura. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dink Smallwood or Deep Fear.
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 26, 1998?


  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
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  • Oued Bouaicha massacre in Algeria: 52 people are killed with axes and knives; 32 of the killed are babies under the age of 2.

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Directed by: Gérard Pirès

Starring: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard, Manuela Gourary

City of Angels

City of Angels

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher, Dennis Franz

Country: United States of America

The Odd Couple II

The Odd Couple II

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Richard Riehle, Jonathan Silverman

Shadow of Doubt

Shadow of Doubt

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Tom Berenger, Craig Sheffer, Huey Lewis

My Giant

My Giant

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Billy Crystal, Gheorghe Muresan, Kathleen Quinlan, Joanna Pacula

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Music charts

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Sport Games on March 26, 1998

Sport Games on March 26, 1998


American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Toronto Raptors : 97 - 96
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Charlotte Hornets : 80 - 94
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Golden State Warriors : 91 - 98
  • Vancouver Grizzlies - Portland Trail Blazers : 102 - 108
See all Basketball game results of March 26, 1998


Football (Netherlands)
  • Heerenveen - Utrecht : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of March 26, 1998

TV Series

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

Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka



Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

Written by:

Directed by: Hirokazu Yamada

Starring: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Kevin Seymour, Steve Blum

Country: Japan

Lost in Space

Lost in Space

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins



Directed by: Priyadarshan

Days to next March 26

If March 26, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 5 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 3 days.

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Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman

Here on Earth


A seductive and mesmerizing story of obsessive love from the New York Times bestselling author of The Rules of Magic.After nineteen years in California, March Murray returns to the small Massachusetts town where she grew up.

Numbered Account by Christopher Reich

Numbered Account


A job he shouldn't have taken... A woman he shouldn't have loved... A secret he shouldn't expose...if he wants to live.Nick

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie


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 Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door


The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

The Perfect Storm


The bestselling book that became the blockbuster film starring George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, and Diane Lane. In October 1991, three weather systems collided off the coast of Nova Scotia to create a storm of singular fury, boasting waves over one …


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dink Smallwood

Dink Smallwood

Platform: Windows, Linux, OS X, PlayStation Portable, iOS, Android

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: EUR Iridon Interactive

Creatures 2

Creatures 2

Platform: Windows

Genre: Artificial life

Publisher: Mindscape

Magical Tetris Challenge

Magical Tetris Challenge

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Game Boy Color

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Capcom; EU Activision

Deep Fear

Deep Fear

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Sega

Test Drive Off-Road 2

Test Drive Off-Road 2

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU Electronic Arts; JP Capcom


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $67.69
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $26.75
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $88.50
  • General Electric GE: opens at $81.56
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $105.87

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