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..
Which were the important events of February 28, 1998?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
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- 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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- Lil Shawn: Reality Star.
- Arkady Shevchenko: Soviet diplomat (Born 1930).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 28, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Celine Dion - My Heart Will Go On
- Usher - Nice & Slow
- Will Smith - Gettin' Jiggy Wit It
- Janet - Together Again
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Uncle Sam - I Don't Ever Want To See You Again
- Boyz II Men - A Song For Mama
- Destiny's Child - No, No, No Part II
- Puff Daddy - Been Around The World
Top #8 songs in the UK
Sport Games on February 28, 1998
- 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
Serie AItalian Football
- Atalanta - Lazio : 0 - 0
- Inter - Napoli : 2 - 0
- Juventus - Bari : 1 - 0
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Aalst - Mouscron : 1 - 3
- Anderlecht - Charleroi : 3 - 1
- Beveren - Gent : 1 - 1
- Germinal - Lokeren : 4 - 2
- Harelbeke - Antwerp : 2 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (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
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 28If 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?