Saturday August 29, 1998
US date format: 8/29/1998, UK date format: 29/8/1998
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 29, 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 Circuit Breakers or Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 29, 1998?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 29, 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 29, 1998
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Beveren - Anderlecht : 2 - 1
- Club Brugge - Germinal : 2 - 1
- Gent - Oostende : 1 - 1
- Mouscron - Lommel : 2 - 0
- Standard - Aalst : 3 - 0
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Alaves - Betis : 0 - 0
- Valencia - Ath Madrid : 1 - 0
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Madrid B - Hercules : 2 - 3
- Las Palmas - Albacete : 2 - 1
- Lleida - Leganes : 1 - 4
- Numancia - Merida : 2 - 1
Division 2Football (France)
- Beauvais - Gueugnon : 1 - 1
- Caen - Nice : 2 - 0
- Cannes - Nimes : 1 - 0
- Chateauroux - Amiens : 0 - 0
- Guingamp - Valence : 0 - 2
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