Saturday February 28, 1998

US date format: 2/28/1998, UK date format: 28/2/1998

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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. Famous people born on this day include Lil Shawn . 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 Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Oratorio Tangram or Carmen Sandiego Math Detective.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
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Events

  • View From the Bridge, closes at Criterion Theater, New York City
  • Vancouver Canucks Mark Messier is fourth NHL player to get 1,600 points.
  • Kosovo War: Serbian police begin the offensive against the Kosovo Liberation Army in Kosovo.
  • First flight of RQ-4 Global Hawk, the first unmanned aerial vehicle certified to file its own flight plans and fly regularly in U.S. civilian airspace.
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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 28, 1998

Sport Games on February 28, 1998


NBA

American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - Washington Wizards : 103 - 77
  • Miami Heat - New Jersey Nets : 95 - 93
  • Orlando Magic - Charlotte Hornets : 80 - 90
  • Philadelphia 76ers - San Antonio Spurs : 88 - 100
  • Sacramento Kings - Chicago Bulls : 94 - 109
See all Basketball game results of February 28, 1998

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Lazio : 0 - 0
  • Inter - Napoli : 2 - 0
  • Juventus - Bari : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of February 28, 1998

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Mouscron : 1 - 3
  • Anderlecht - Charleroi : 3 - 1
  • Beveren - Gent : 1 - 1
  • Germinal - Lokeren : 4 - 2
  • Harelbeke - Antwerp : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of February 28, 1998

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - FC Koln : 0 - 2
  • Duisburg - Munich 1860 : 0 - 2
  • Hamburg - Schalke 04 : 1 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Bielefeld : 0 - 0
  • M'gladbach - Stuttgart : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of February 28, 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 28

If February 28, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 6 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 4 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?

China: The Forbidden City

China: The Forbidden City

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: R&P Electronic Media

Caesar III

Caesar III

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: City-building

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment, Sold-Out Software

Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Oratorio Tangram

Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Oratorio Tangram

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega Activision (NA)

Cardinal SYN

Cardinal SYN

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: 989 Studios

Carmen Sandiego Math Detective

Carmen Sandiego Math Detective

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Educational


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