Monday August 31, 1998
US date format: 8/31/1998, UK date format: 31/8/1998
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 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 Colleen Kelly and Saya Kawamoto.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith.
In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits.
Rushmore, directed by Wes Anderson, 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 Camila.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood II: The Chosen or F-Zero X.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 31, 1998?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 31, 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
- Monica - The First Night
- Kelly Price - Friend Of Mine
- Gerald Levert - Thinkin' Bout It
- Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha - Make It Hot
- Mya Featuring Silkk The Shocker - Movin' On
- Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin'
- Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
- Jon B - They Don't Know/Are U Still Down
- Mase Featuring Puff Daddy - Lookin' At Me
- Tamia - So Into You
Sport Games on August 31, 1998
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Real Madrid - Villareal : 4 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Oxford : 1 - 0
- Bradford - Birmingham : 2 - 1
- Bristol City - Huddersfield : 1 - 2
- Bury - Swindon : 3 - 0
- Grimsby - West Brom : 5 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Colchester - Stoke : 0 - 1
- Macclesfield - Notts County : 0 - 1
- Northampton - Lincoln : 0 - 0
- Oldham - Fulham : 1 - 1
- Preston - Chesterfield : 2 - 0
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Brentford - Rochdale : 2 - 1
- Darlington - Cardiff : 3 - 0
- Hartlepool - Hull : 1 - 0
- Peterboro - Exeter : 4 - 1
- Plymouth - Halifax : 1 - 0
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 31, 1998?
On August 31, 1998 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is August 31, 1998?
On August 31, 1998 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 31, 1998?
On August 31, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 31, 1998?
On August 31, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 31, 1998?
On August 31, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 31, 1998?
On August 31, 1998 several famous people were born including, Colleen Kelly, Saya Kawamoto.
What was the number one song in August 31, 1998?
The number one song in the week of August 31, 1998 was I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith in US and No Matter What by Boyzone in UK.
What were the top hits on August 31, 1998?
The top hits on August 31, 1998 were I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith, The First Night by Monica, Crush by Jennifer Paige in US and No Matter What by Boyzone, Viva Forever by The Spice Girls, Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya in UK.