Thursday January 29, 1998
US date format: 1/29/1998, UK date format: 29/1/1998
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 January people in US were listening to Together Again by Janet.
In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits.
Left Luggage, directed by Jeroen Krabbé, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while The Letter by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sparsh.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Grim Fandango or Warhammer: Dark Omen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 29, 1998?
- Capeman, opens at Marquis Theater, New York City
- Singers Bobby Brown found guilty of DWI in Ft Lauderdale Florida
- Soyuz TM-27 launches to MIR space station.
- Thick fog causes highway carnage in Belgium and Netherlands, six die.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 29, 1998?
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Top #11 songs in the USA
- Janet - Together Again
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- Usher - Nice & Slow
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Puff Daddy - Been Around The World
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- Uncle Sam - I Don't Ever Want To See You Again
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- Robyn - Show Me Love
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on January 29, 1998
- Chicago Bulls - Portland Trail Blazers : 100 - 87
- Golden State Warriors - Seattle SuperSonics : 97 - 109
- Milwaukee Bucks - New York Knicks : 115 - 112
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Vancouver Grizzlies : 112 - 106
- Orlando Magic - Houston Rockets : 95 - 88
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 29If January 29, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 7 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 5 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1998?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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