Friday August 28, 1998
US date format: 8/28/1998, UK date format: 28/8/1998
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 28, 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 August people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica.
In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits.
Following, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while The Day Diana Died by Christopher Andersen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hercules.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Magical Tetris Challenge or California Speed.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 28, 1998?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Pakistan's National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the ''Qur'an and Sunnah'' the ''supreme law'' but the bill is defeated in the Senate.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 28, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Boyzone - No Matter What
- The Spice Girls - Viva Forever
- Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya - Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
- Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You
- Sash! featuring Tina Cousins - Mysterious Times
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Monica - The First Night
- Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha - Make It Hot
- Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
- Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
- Jon B - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
- Mya Featuring Silkk The Shocker - Movin' On
- Mase Featuring Puff Daddy - Lookin' At Me
- Tamia - So Into You
- Gerald Levert - Thinkin' Bout It
Sport Games on August 28, 1998
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Crewe - Bradford : 2 - 1
- Watford - Wolves : 0 - 2
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Halifax - Shrewsbury : 2 - 0
- Roda JC - Ajax : 0 - 2
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Sp Lisbon - Chaves : 2 - 1
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 28, 1998?
On August 28, 1998 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is August 28, 1998?
On August 28, 1998 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 28, 1998?
On August 28, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 28, 1998?
On August 28, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 28, 1998?
On August 28, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
What was the number one song in August 28, 1998?
The number one song in the week of August 28, 1998 was The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica in US and No Matter What by Boyzone in UK
What were the top hits on August 28, 1998?
The top hits on August 28, 1998 were The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica, My Way by Usher, The First Night by Monica in US and No Matter What by Boyzone, Viva Forever by The Spice Girls, Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya in UK