Thursday May 28, 1998

US date format: 5/28/1998, UK date format: 28/5/1998

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Riho Sayashi and Luis Moreno. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Too Close by Next. In UK Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Can't Hardly Wait, directed by Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while A Widow For One Year by John Irving was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saaya. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash Bandicoot: Warped or California Speed.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
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Events

  • Nuclear testing: Pakistan responds to a series of nuclear tests by India with five of its own, prompting the United States, Japan, and other nations to impose economic sanctions.
  • In Encino, California, the wife of Saturday Night Live comedian Phil Hartman kills him and commits suicide afterwards.
  • A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits northern Afghanistan, killing up to 5,000.
  • A second nuclear test, codenamed ''Chagai-II'', is conducted and supervised by the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC).
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Movies

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Can't Hardly Wait

Can't Hardly Wait

Directed by: Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo, Lauren Ambrose

Country: United States of America

Dirty Work

Dirty Work

Directed by: Bob Saget

Starring: Norm MacDonald, Jack Warden, Artie Lange, Traylor Howard

Phoenix

Phoenix

Directed by: Danny Cannon

Starring: Ray Liotta, Anthony LaPaglia, Daniel Baldwin, Jeremy Piven

Basil

Basil

Directed by: Radha Bharadwaj

Starring: Christian Slater, Jared Leto, Claire Forlani, Derek Jacobi

The Big Swap

The Big Swap

Directed by: Niall Johnson

Starring: Anthony Edridge, Sorcha Brooks, Richard Cherry, Julie-Ann Gillitt

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 28, 1998?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I Get Lonely
  2. - Too Closeyoutube
  3. - It's All About Me
  4. - My All/Breakdown
  5. - The Arms Of The One Who Loves You
  6. - Let's Ride
  7. - The Boy Is Mineyoutube
  8. - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
  9. - All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly)
  10. - A Rose Is Still A Rose

TV Series

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Saaya

Saaya

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Directed by: Morio Asaka

Days to next May 28

If May 28, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 4 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Widow For One Year by John Irving

A Widow For One Year

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Ruth Cole is a complex, often self-contradictory character--a "difficult" woman. By no means is she conventionally "nice," but she will never be forgotten.Ruth's story is told in three parts, each focusing on a crucial time in her life. When

The Gifts Of The Jews by Thomas Cahill

The Gifts Of The Jews

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The author of the runaway bestseller How the Irish Saved Civilization has done it again. In The Gifts of the Jews Thomas Cahill takes us on another enchanting journey into history,

Aphrodite by Isabel Allende

Aphrodite

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Under the aegis of the Goddess of Love, Isabel Allende uses her storytelling skills brilliantly in Aphrodite to evoke the delights of food and sex.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Damascus Gate by Robert Stone

Damascus Gate

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“A stunning novel by a great American writer.”—Washington PostJerusalem: home to seekers, heretics, hustlers, and madmen of many faiths. In this most fractious city, a plot unfolds to bomb the sacred

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Centre Court Tennis

Centre Court Tennis

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; EU BigBen Interactive

Extreme-G 2

Extreme-G 2

Platform: Nintendo 64, PC

Genre: Futuristic racing game

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

Crash Bandicoot: Warped

Crash Bandicoot: Warped

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Star Wars: Rebellion

Star Wars: Rebellion

Platform: PC

Genre: Real-time strategy, 4X

Publisher: LucasArts

California Speed

California Speed

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midway Games

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.50
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $26.75
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $85.75
  • General Electric GE: opens at $83.62
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $120.25

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 28, 1998?

On May 28, 1998 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is May 28, 1998?

On May 28, 1998 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 28, 1998?

On May 28, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 28, 1998?

On May 28, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 28, 1998?

On May 28, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 28, 1998?

On May 28, 1998 several famous people were born including, Riho Sayashi, Luis Moreno.

Which famous people died on May 28, 1998?

Famous people died on May 28, 1998 include, Phil Hartman.

What was the number one song in May 28, 1998?

The number one song in the week of May 28, 1998 was Too Close by Next in US and Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints in UK.

What were the top hits on May 28, 1998?

The top hits on May 28, 1998 were Too Close by Next, My All by Mariah Carey, You're Still The One by Shania Twain in US and Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints, Feel It by The Tamperer featuring Maya, All That I Need by Boyzone in UK.


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